UPDATE 5:15 p.m. – Opening Press Conference Pictures
After a long wait, the 20th Busan International Film Festival is finally here once again running from October 1st through October 10th.
HAPS is here to give you full coverage of the event, from who will be where, to the places and times you need to be to see your favorite stars.
You can check out the HAPS BIFF PAGE for everything about tickets and times to movie reviews and pictures from around the festival.
If you’re from out of town and looking for something to do, there’s no better place than to learn from the locals about where to check out things around the city. A good start is to check out the 25 Things to Do in Busan to get you on your way.
Grab some popcorn and enjoy the next 10 days of great movies!
The Latest Haps
A vehicle smashed into a Hanyang Mart yesterday afternoon next to an apartment complex in Yeonje-gu.
The US supersonic bomber was in the controversial Chinese Air Defense Identification Zone.
A plan to lower the speed limit on all roads in Busan from the current 60 kilometers per hour to 50 kilometers per hour will be promoted.
The monthly Ha Ha Hole returns this Friday night and it’s looking for female comics to take center stage.
Psychedelic shoegaze from New Zealand, Moses, will be performing in Busan Friday, March 10, on the Busan leg of their Whareama album release tour.
Around 2,000 people are expected to be involved in Marvel Comics “Black Panther” shooting in Busan.
The nation’s favorite boat festival sets sail for the fourth year.
The Busan International Women’s Association is hosting a “Mardi Gras Ball” on Saturday, April 22nd at the Haeundae Grand Hotel.
The Paradise Hotel’s third floor Chinese restaurant ‘Nampoong’ has introduced a new dim sum course meal for spring.
One of Busan’s most legendary watering holes is celebrating its 15th anniversary this Friday night.
Jeju Air will hold a big promotional event with great prices on domestic and international tickets from the 23rd of March through the 5th of April.
Check out this video from the city that shows the top eight spring flower spots in Busan.
The opening ceremony of Gyeongnam’s Jinhae Naval Port Festival, the nation’s largest spring flower festival, is coming up in 10 days.
Drivers will have to pay for their parking at the attached parking area of Sajik Stadium starting from the next month.
The Lotte Giants, will have a special “Lee Dae Ho Cheering Zone” at the opening home game on April 4th and the first weekend home game on April 8th.