As social distancing measures in Busan have increased due to rising cases of coronavirus, almost all events this week have been canceled around the city.
Update: Social distancing measures have been extended to September 20 for cultural facilities.
Scheduled events canceled or postponed this week:
Wednesday National Gugak Center Concert: September 9 — Canceled
2020 Matinee Concert: September 8 @ Busan Cinema Center — Canceled
Kim Sunwook Piano Recital: September 8 @ Busan Cinema Center — Canceled
2020 Busan Maru International Music Festival: Postponed to September or October
2020 Global Gathering: September 13 @ Nuri Maru APEC House — Canceled, however online exhibition will be announced
Busan International Dance Festival — The festival is moving online this Friday and Saturday.
Busan Bienalle @ Museum of Contemporary Art Busan, Old Town, Yeongdo Harbor — Busan Bienalle is expected to open this weekend pending the opening of museums.
Easy to Know ASEAN: Culture Lecture — The Easy to Know ASEAN lecture about Cambodia will be held online on the ASEAN Culture Center YouTube page this Saturday at 3 p.m.
Here is a list of cultural places with exhibitions that are temporarily closed around Busan:
Busan Museum, Bokcheon Museum, Modern History Museum, Provisional Capital Memorial Hall, Dongsam-dong Shell Midden Museum, Jeonggwan Museum, and Busan Citizens Park Museum — Closed until further notice
Busan Museum of Art — Closed until further notice
Busan Marine Natural History Museum — Closed until further notice
Busan Fishing Village Folk Museum — Closed until further notice
Busan Cinema Center — Closed until further notice
Busan National Science Museum — Closed until further notice
Korea National Maritime Museum — Closed until further notice
Busan National Gugak Center — Closed until further notice