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Valentine’s Day and Graduation Flower Sales Moving Online and to Convenience Stores

This week is usually one of the highest sales weeks for flowers in the nation with school graduations and Valentine's Day falling on the same week, but sales of flowers have plummeted with canceled ceremonies and fears of the coronavirus keeping people indoors.
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Eat Like a Local

Eat Like a Local: Oyster Soup, a Korean Winter Delicacy – Hanmadang Tongyeong Sutbul Jangeogui

Located about 20 meters from Beomnaegol subway gate 4 in Busanjin-gu, Hanmadand Tongyeong Sutbul Jangeogui is a specialized restaurant quite famous for its grilled eel and jangeo tang, a Korean-style spicy eel stew using fresh eel from the waters off Tongyeong.

Eat Like a Local: A Quiet and Cozy Bar in Seomyeon – Purple Moon

Sometimes you need a fun and cheerful place to enjoy drinking and the atmosphere, and other times you want a comfortable and quiet place to enjoy drinking and being with people you love. This place is the latter.

Eat Like a Local: Raw Fish Lunch Special With an Ocean View – Haerim Hoetjip in Cheongsapo

Among the many raw fish restaurants facing the water, Haerim Hoetjip, a thirty-year-old dining establishment, is well-known for its lunch special which goes for 20,000 won per person.

Upcoming Events

OLCB Latin-Jazz Quartet

Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 22, when the OLCB Latin-Jazz Quartet plays at Home in Haeundae for their second show of 2020.

Busan Philharmonic Orchestra: The 559th Subscription Concert

The Busan Philarmonic Orchestra is holding its 559th Subscription Concert at the Busan Cultural Center this Friday evening.

[email protected]#K LOVE: An Anti-Valentines Party at HQ Gwangan

Tired of all the Valentine's Day hoopla? Join fellow anti-Valentine's Day folks this Friday night starting at 7 p.m. at HQ Bar in Gwangalli.

Krzysztof Kieslowski’s “Dekalog”

Dekalog is a 1989 Polish drama series of films directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski for television.

Lifestyle & Entertainment

Drone Show Korea 2020 Scheduled for This Week at BEXCO Postponed

Drone Show Korea 2020 which was scheduled for February 20 through the 22nd at BEXCO has been postponed due to the coronavirus situation in the country.

15th Busan International Kids and Youth Film Festival Accepting Entries

The 15th BIKY will be held from 7 to 13 July 2020 in Busan is pleased to announce a call for entry for 'Ready~Action!', the only competitive section of the festival 'Ready~Action!' is a section for films made by young filmmakers with unconstrained ideas and imagination.

Oscars Winner Parasite was the Most Tweeted-about Movie During the 92nd Academy Awards

"Parasite" (@ParasiteMovie), which won four awards at the 92nd Academy Awards Oscars (@TheAcademy), including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Foreign Language Film, and Best Original Screenplay, fired up Twitter all over the world.

Sports

China’s Table Tennis Players Expected to Participate at the World Table Tennis Championships

Amid the rapid spread of the new Coronavirus in China, much attention is keen towards the Chinese table tennis team that will participate in the Championships held in Busan next month.

Busan Table Tennis Gymnasium to Open Tomorrow

The opening ceremony of Busan Table Tennis Gymnasium located in Dongsam Innovation District, Yeongdo-gu, will take place tomorrow at 4 p.m.

Outdoor Sledding Park at Dasom Park Closes Early for the Season

The outdoor sledding park in Busanjin-gu has been closed early as part of preventive measures on the spread of the new coronavirus infection.

Where to Watch Super Bowl LIV in Busan

If you’re looking to watch the Kansas City Chiefs battle the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl 54 live this year, you have a couple of choices in the city.