Five Events to Look Forward to in August in Busan

While the coronavirus situation in the country has canceled most large scale events, there are still a few opportunities to get out to enjoy some fun while maintaining social distancing.

Here are five events scheduled around Busan next month worth checking out.

2020 Matinee in Love Ballet Concert

Date: August 11

Location: Busan Cinema Center

Ballerina’s Kim Joo-won and Wang Ji-won perform ballet with cinema, including Saint-Saëns – The Dying Swan, D. Tschaikowsky – Swan Lake, A. Piazzolla – Primavera Portena, and A. Piazzolla – Adios Nonino.

Busan Annual Market of Art

Date: August 14-16

Location: BEXCO

BAMA is a prominent art fair where Korean and foreign art galleries can all come together in one place and communicate with the general public.

Korea International Marine Leisure Week

Date: August 21-30

Location: Gwangalli Beach, Suyeong Yachting Center

Likely to be scaled back this year, the event is hosted by the City of Busan and the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries where people can enjoy surfing, kayaking, and rafting.

8th Busan International Comedy Festival

Date: August 21-30

Location: Busan Cinema Center

The opening ceremony has been announced with no visitors, but other shows will have crowds to bring laughter to audiences during these troubled times.

Busan International Short Film Festival

Date: August 27-31

Location: Busan Cinema Center, BNK Busan Bank Art Cinema

The 37th edition of BISFF features great short films from around the world.

blank
Haps Staff
Is there something you'd like to see featured in Haps? Drop us a line: [email protected]

Subscribe to our newsletter

Twice-weekly updates to your inbox

The Latest

팝페라와 뮤지컬, 두 보컬의 만남 “뮤지컬 듀오”

부산시 시립박물관은 오는 11월 27일 오후 5시에 시립박물관 대강당에서 11월 문화가 있는 날(매월 마지막 주 금요일) 공연 "뮤지컬 듀오"를 개최한다고 밝혔다.

Sign Up Now to Join ECCK Busan Retro Christmas Party

ECCK Busan is pleased to invite you to the sparkly ‘ECCK Busan Retro Christmas Party’ scheduled for December 4, 2020 at the 5th-floor ballroom at the newly opened Grand Josun Hotel in Haeundae.

Korea in Photos: Cornflower Fruit Blooming Along Sancheong Driving Course

As the temperatures have started dipping to near freezing near Sancheong-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do, red ripe cornflower fruit has started blooming along the popular driving course from Saengcho Nadeulmok to Dong-Euibogam Village.
Busan
clear sky
14 ° C
14 °
14 °
20 %
5.1kmh
0 %
Wed
14 °
Thu
13 °
Fri
13 °
Sat
9 °
Sun
8 °

Dine & Drink

Eat Like a Local: I Hwa Soo Traditional Yukgaejang in Marine City

Recently opened on the first floor at Hanil Ordew in Marine City, I Hwa Soo Jeontong Yukgaejang is a popular nationwide chain that serves up delicious modern and traditional bowls of spicy beef soup.

Michelin Guide Hands Out Stars for 32 Seoul Restaurants

32 restaurants in Seoul have received Michelin Stars at the guide announced its highly regarded star selections for the capital, giving the much-coveted three stars to two Korean restaurants with unique cuisine and quality service

Travel