Busan Selected to Host IAUGA 2021


Busan has been selected as the venue for the ‘International Astronomical Union General Assembly (IAUGA) 2021′, the biggest international astronomy symposium in the world, to take place six years from now. IAUFA attracts some 3,000 scholars from 90 different nations for 12 days, and has held a Symposium every 3 ...

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VIDEO: KTO’s $10 Tour in Busan

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Check out the Korean Tourism Organization’s (KTO) video of how to do a $10 tour in the city. The video follows Jake Pains from England and Julian Quintart from Belgium’s adventure around the city as part of the KTO’s series “$10 Tour, So Much More”. The pair start out in ...

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BIFF Sees Record Attendance This Year

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Some 227,000 people visited the 20th Busan International Film Festival during its 10-day run, the highest total in the festival’s history. The organizing committee of the BIFF held a press conference at Dongseo University’s Centum Campus on October 10, the last day of the film festival, announcing that 227,377 visitors ...

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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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