‘UN Weeks in Busan’, from UN Day on October 24 to the Turn Toward Busan event on November 11, is a commemorative ceremony in acknowledgment of war veterans who fought for freedom during the Korean War, and for those fallen heroes whose sacrifices were devoted to peace.
UN Weeks in Busan have been taking place annually since 2019.
Website: unweeksinbusan.or.kr (Korean)
Hosted by: Busan Metropolitan City
Organized by: Busan Foundation for International Cooperation
Major events of 2021 UN Weeks in Busan
The 75th UN Day Ceremony: Friday, October 22, 2021, 11:00-12:00, UN Memorial Cemetery
Peace Lighting: Sunday, October 24, 2021, lighting of major landmarks in Busan, including Gwangandaegyo Bridge, Busanhangdaegyo Bridge and more
PROJECT SOLDIER: Searching for Korean War Veterans October 12-24, 2021, Busan City Hall Gallery
2021 World Peace Forum: Wednesday, October 27, 2021, The Westin Chosun Hotel
UN Peace Festival: October 23-24, 2021, Peace Park, Nam-gu
“Turn Toward Busan” Memorial Ceremony: Thursday, November 11, 2021, 11:00 a.m., UN Memorial Cemetery (Silent tribute for one minute