Busan International Food Expo Underway at BEXCO


The 12th Busan International Food Expo will be held at BEXCO until October 11 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the normalization of the diplomatic relations between Korea and Japan. The theme for this year’s expo is “Good Taste, Good Food” and will allow visitors to sample various Korean foods, ...

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Tsushima to Join in the Fireworks Festival


Japan will join in this year’s edition of the Busan International Fireworks Festival. The city of Busan has announced that in the middle of an hour long fireworks festival held nearby Gwangan Bridge and Gwangalli Beach on October 24, a five-minute fireworks show will be held on the coast of ...

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Dongnae Eupseong History Festival Begins


The Dongnae Eupseong History Festival will be held from October 9 to 11. The district of Dongnae has announced that 52 programs with four themes will be run at Eunseong Square, Oncheonchang and the Dongnae Culture Center. The first event at the event will be a puppet show at the ...

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French Director Blasts KMRB for Genitalia Censorship


French director Leos Carax of “Boy Meets Girl” on Wednesday denounced the blurring of genitalia in Korean and Japanese cinema as “childish,” illustrating the wide gap that persists among censorship practices around the world. Carax made the comment yesterday at a press conference at the Centum Campus of Dongseo University, ...

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BIFF Review: Krisha


After an indeterminate (but clearly lengthy) time away, black sheep Krisha visits her family for Thanksgiving. Her presence is clearly a point of some contention within the family, with her sister and brother-in-law welcoming her, while others give her the cold shoulder. She does her best to be a good ...

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2015 Korean Speech Contest for Foreigners


Busan Foundation of International Activities (BFIA) is holding the 2015 Korean Speech Contest in order to motivate foreign residents in Busan to learn Korean and to promote their improvement in Korean language. We are looking forward to your attention and participation. Activity Outline Date/Time: Nov. 06, 2015(Fri.) 15:00- 17:00 Location: ...

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254 Apprehended for Teaching Illegally in Month-long Crackdown


The Korean Justice Ministry said yesterday that a total of 254 foreigners were apprehended between Aug. 20 and Sept. 18 on suspicion of teaching foreign languages in private or through educational institutions without necessary qualifications. Some of them satisfied the eligibility rule but had recruited students in illegal ways, such ...

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