Korean Arts & Culture

2019 Busan Heritage Night to Promote City’s History

The 2019 Busan Heritage Night will take place on June 21 and 22 from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. around Provisional Capital Memorial Street in Seo-gu.

Jeongwol Daeboreum Fire Festival Locations Around Busan

The Jeongwol Daeboreum Fire Festival is held in order to pray for good health and good fortune in the coming year.

Korea’s Dark Past: National Memorial Museum of Forced Mobilization Under Japanese Occupation

High on a hill near the UN Cemetery sits the National Memorial Museum of Forced Mobilization Under Japanese Occupation. Yoona Kang sat with its director, Mr. Kim Woo-lim, to discuss about the museum and its significance to Koreans.

14th Hyeon-in Song Festival Showcases the Best in Korean Trot Music

Busan’s one and only creative song festival, dubbed Hyeon-in Song Festival, will be held on August the 4th to the 6th at Songdo Beach.

Busan City to Celebrate March 1st Independence Day Movement

To celebrate the 99th anniversary of Samiljeol, the March 1st Independence Movement Day, a variety of events will be held.

Hanbok Experience Hall Re-opens at BEXCO

The Busan Hanbok Experience Hall run by the Busan Tourism Organization has reopened, which follows seven long months of renovation work.

Queen’s Banquet Returns for a Third Season at Haeundae Grand Hotel

The Queen’s Banquet will start its third season on June 1st in its theatre at the Haeundae Grand Hotel.

Gupo Naru Festival Runs this Weekend in Hwamyeong

Gupo Naru (dock), a gateway for peddlers in olden times, is now home to a festival packed with programs inspired by the area's rich history.

14th BIPAF to Run May 19-28

The Busan International Performing Arts Festival will be held from the 19th to the 20th of this month.

2017 Lotus Lantern Cultural Festival to Begin April 22nd in Nampodong

The Busan Buddhism Association and the Jung District Office said they will hold the 2017 Lotus Lantern Cultural Festival at Gwangbok-ro for 23 days from April 22nd until May 14th.

Busan National Gugak Center Announces 2017 Saturday Performances

The Busan National Gugak Center announced today that it plans to perform a total of 48 performances of 'Happy Gugak Tree ' every Saturday from February 4th until the end of the year.

Holiday Hanbok? Young People Say “No Thanks”

For all the hoopla expats hear of the Hanbok, the traditional costume of Korea, young Korean's seem to have no interest in wearing it themselves.