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  • Busan is the only place where you can have this much fu...
  • Busan is the only place where you can have this much fun! See sand artworks and build some yourself ■ Haeundae Sand Festival From the end of May till early June, a slew of offbeat festivals will kick off so that citizens and tourists can revel in diverse entertainment and take part in activities. The photo on the left shows Haeundae Sand Festiva...
  • Dive into the ultimate seaside fun
  • Dive into the ultimate seaside fun ■ Busan Port Festival The photo shows the parade at 7th Busan Port Festival in 2003. The festive mood will culminate in May with Busan Port Festival, the city’s symbolic event that promotes its harbor. The maritime feast will run from May 29 till 31 at Korea National Maritime Museum and International Cr...
  • Feel the old-school charm at the Nakdong River
  • Feel the old-school charm at the Nakdong River ■ Nakdong River Gupo Naru (port) Festival If you are looking for some retro fun, this might be it! The Nakdong River Gupo Naru Festival, in its fourth year, will run from May 29 to 31 for three days at Hwamyeong Eco Park and Hwamyeong Wharf. The performance is a re-enactment of how our ancestors rod...
  • Come to Busan: It's time to feed your travel bug!
  • Come to Busan: It's time to feed your travel bug! Opt for these time-efficient tour courses for city attractions Tourists snap away on their cameras on the observation deck in Dalmaji Hill. ■ City Tour Hop on and check out all the city's landmarks Foreign tourists stroll while taking in the glorious season in full. In one program...
  • Accommodations and gourmet restaurants for tourists
  • Accommodations and gourmet restaurants for tourists During Tourism Week, people visiting Busan can enjoy various discounts on meals, shopping and accommodations. A total of 77 regional businesses will join the event and greet tourists. Travelers can download coupons from the News-What's New section on Busan Tourism Homepage (etour.busan.go.kr) and use ...
  • A glimpse of what’s to come at IDB-IIC meeting
  • A glimpse of what’s to come at IDB-IIC meeting The conference will be combined with Latin American cultural events for the enjoyment of participants and residents Busan will be visited by some 3,000 VIPs in economic and finance circles from 48 nations including North and Latin America, the Caribbean and major Asian nations. This is because t...
  • Tips: Cultural activities alongside the meeting
  • Tips: Cultural activities alongside the meeting - Korea-LAC (Latin America and the Caribbean) Film Festival From March 21 to March 30 for 10 days at Busan Cinema Center, the Korea-Latin America and the Caribbean Film Festival will be held. The festival will feature 10 movies from Latin America and the Caribbean and five from Korea. The lineu...
  • Find inner peace at a temple stay
  • Find inner peace at a temple stay Seolnal, one of the biggest holidays in Korea, celebrates the Lunar New Year and is a meaningful event where the whole family gets together to enjoy traditional food and games. Dynamic Busan walks you through the Seolnal customs, food and games that you can try during the upcoming holiday. A one-night experience ...
  • Make and fly a traditional Korean kite to celebrate Lun...
  • Make and fly a traditional Korean kite to celebrate Lunar New Year Bokcheon Museum Kite Flying Event Kite flying is Korea’s representative winter pastime and one of the folk activities where people make a wish and pray for good health. Pictured above are families flying kites they made themselves. Most people have memories of flying kites duri...
  • Try out a traditional snack that melts deliciously in y...
  • Try out a traditional snack that melts deliciously in your mouth The Korean traditional snack hangwa is an essential item for feasts on holidays such as Lunar New Year or Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving). People present diverse hangwa in the picture. Make your own hangwa Hangwa is a traditional Korean sweet whose history dates back to the Three Kin...