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  • Popularity of box-office hit ‘Ode to My Father’ is affecting real places in BusanA Korean film is setting new records in the local movie industry. “Ode to My Father,” known in Korean as “Gukje Market,” which aroused nostalgia about the 1950-53 Korean War and modern history, has taken the box office by storm. The film was directed by Busan native Yoon Je-kyoon. The current box office No. 1 hit movie achieved the feat of attracting one million people to movie theaters within four days of opening, and according to the Korean Film Council, it surpassed the 10 million admissions mark on Jan....
  • Busan transforms into Asia’s conventions mecca
  • BEXCO drew more than 4 million visitors by hosting 1,056 eventsBEXCO in Busan established itself as Asia’s top exhibitions and conventions hub after successfully hosting mega-sized international events such as the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference and the Korea-ASEAN Summit. Pictured above are visitors to BEXCO for the 2014 G-Star in last November.Exhibitions and conventions center BEXCO, located in Haeundae, Busan, has grown to be a superb mecca for global...
  • Busan reveals hottest tourism spots, items in ’14
  • Top 10 places and items in city include BIFF, Busan Fireworks FestivalThe Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) and the Busan Fireworks Festival were touted as the city’s most iconic tourism products, proving that Korea’s largest port city is indeed a city of festivals.Busan’s native food also gained popularity as Samjin Eomuk (fish cake) and Sulbing (a dessert cafe famous for its shaved ice treats) ranked within the top 10.The Busan Development Ins...