A major change appears to be on the horizon at one of Busan’s largest events as the city announced yesterday that this year will be the first year of the globalization and commercialization of the Busan International Fireworks Festival and that detailed plans have been established.
One of the plans of offering 10,000 paid bleacher seats along a 5,860 square meter area of Gwangalli Beach entrance is being reviewed.
According to the new plan, three different types of reserved seats will be available: 1,000 R-level seats, 2,000 A-level seats, and 7,000 S-level seats. Prices for seats have not yet been released, but the city will sell fireworks festival tour packages through travel agencies beginning in May.
This year’s fireworks festival, now in its 11th year, is scheduled to be held October 23rd and 24th.
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.
Subway line 1’s new extension from Sinpyeong to Dadae-po is expected to open on April 20th.
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.