Haps Weekend Picks June 12,13,14

39
CHB

A busy weekend of events is on tap again around the city.

A warm and sunny weekend is forecast though please be advised that some events may be postponed or canceled due to the MERS situation around the country.

This weekend’s highlight sees the return of the 3rd New Zealand Wine Festival, taking place at the Park Hyatt Hotel Saturday evening. The 11th installment of the Busan International Dance Festival also returns, bringing some great domestic and international dance teams to the beach stage for some beautiful dancing from different genres. There’s also some great music and evening events this weekend to get out and enjoy after a day at the beach.

You can check out what else is happening around the city’s largest and best event guide on the Haps Event Calendar.

Enjoy!


Haps Picks of the Weekend[tps_header]

haps_weekend_music

 

Say Sue Me and Barbie Dolls @ HQ Bar – Two great bands, one great night of music. No Admission. Saturday, 9 p.m., HQ Bar, Gwangalli.

Acoustic Noise @ Eva’s Ticket – A fantastic night of acoustic music is lined up at Ticket. No Admission. Saturday, 10 p.m., Eva’s Ticket, Kyungsung.


evening-_haps_weekend_0

 

IPA Beachslap @ Galmegi Brewery – Judging for the best home-brewed IPA’s is Friday, with the awards party Saturday afternoon. No Admission. Saturday, 4 p.m., Galmego Brewery, Gwangalli.

New Zealand Wine Festival @ Park Hyatt – The third installment of the NZ Wine Fest brings great wines, great food and a superb atmosphere. Tickets Required. Saturday, 6 p.m., Park Hyatt Hotel, Marine City.


sports_-_haps_weekend_1

 

No Professional Sports Matches this weekend


other_stuff_-_haps_weekend_0

 

 

Busan International Dance Festival @ Haeundae Beach – The 11th International Dance Festival brings 46 dance teams from 11 countries to the beach stage. No Admission. Through Monday, Haeundae Beach, Haeundae.

German Art Exhibition @ Busan Museum of Art – The biggest exhibition of German art is definitely one worth checking out. No AdmissionThrough July 12, Busan Museum of Art, Centum City.

Korea Railways and Logistics Fair @ BEXCO One of the world’s top four railroad industry exhibitions is on until Sunday. No Admission. Through Sunday, BEXCO, Centum City.


Weekend Weather Forecast[tps_header]

Source: Accuweather


The Latest Haps

NewsEntertainmentLifestyleFood/DrinkTravelSports
Rain and Kim Tae Hee will marry

Rain and Actress Kim Tae Hee to Marry After Dating Five Years

After dating for five years, K-pop superstar, Rain and Korean actress Kim Tae-hee have announced that they will tie the knot. The date and venue have yet to be revealed.

0 comments
korea post

Korea Post Adds Workers to Deal with Lunar New Year’s Mail Volume

Korea Post in Busan has enacted a special mail period up until the 26th because of Seollal, the Korean Lunar New Year, and recently began emergency operations.

0 comments
winter

Busan Hits Winter Low Last Night, Temps to Return to Normal this Week

The strongest cold wave this winter has continued to grip the Busan and Gyeongnam area.

0 comments
baby fat korea

Infant Obesity Rates Double in Korea Since 2008

The obesity rate among Koreans under the age of six doubled from 2008 to 2015, with the rate rising from 1.4 percent to 2.8 percent. This according to the 2016 Obesity White Paper, an annual report prepared by the National Health Insurance Service.

0 comments
Image: BIFF

Busan International Film Festival Announces 2017 Dates

The Busan International Film Festival will begin a little later than usual this year because of the Chuseok holidays.

0 comments
Rain and Kim Tae Hee will marry

Rain and Actress Kim Tae Hee to Marry After Dating Five Years

After dating for five years, K-pop superstar, Rain and Korean actress Kim Tae-hee have announced that they will tie the knot. The date and venue have yet to be revealed.

0 comments
billycarterPR1

Billy Carter to Have Two February Shows in Busan

Rockabilly garage trio Billy Carter will be performing in Busan February 3rd and 4th for the Busan portion of their Here I Am album release tour.

0 comments
Image: BIFF

Busan International Film Festival Announces 2017 Dates

The Busan International Film Festival will begin a little later than usual this year because of the Chuseok holidays.

0 comments
Rain and Kim Tae Hee will marry

Rain and Actress Kim Tae Hee to Marry After Dating Five Years

After dating for five years, K-pop superstar, Rain and Korean actress Kim Tae-hee have announced that they will tie the knot. The date and venue have yet to be revealed.

0 comments
billycarterPR1

Billy Carter to Have Two February Shows in Busan

Rockabilly garage trio Billy Carter will be performing in Busan February 3rd and 4th for the Busan portion of their Here I Am album release tour.

0 comments
costco roast beef sandwich

Costco Adds a Roast Beef Sandwich to its Food Court

Costco has added its latest food offering at its food court, a new footlong Roast Beef sandwich.

0 comments
212615

Video Features North Koreans Eating American BBQ and Giving Insights on Life in the North

The food is actually a setup for some interesting discussion and insights about the difference between North Korea and the outside world.

0 comments
Side dishes (changeable everyday)

Eat Like a Local: Tough Winter Out with a Hot, Spicy Anchovy Jjigae

Located behind the beach road in Daebyeon, this restaurant offers a great Korean cutlassfish and anchovy menu.

0 comments
market

2017 Winter Travel Season Events in Busan

Busan City is holding the “2017 Winter Travel Season Program – Morak Morak Busan Winter Story”, where tourists can enjoy eateries at traditional markets and hot springs in Busan through January 30.

0 comments
Image: Wikicommons

KTO Recruiting Participants for “K-Drama Festa in PyeongChang”

In celebration of 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics G-1 anniversary, the Korea Tourism Organization and Gangwon Province are hosting a ‘K-Drama Festa in PyeongChang’ on February 18 at Pyeongchang’s Yongpyong Dome.

0 comments
Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki - 65th Anniversary

Dispatches: Nagasaki’s Atomic Bomb Museum

Step into Nagasaki’s Atomic Bomb Museum and the most immediate thing that strikes you is a clock hanging behind a glass panel. It stopped working at 11:02 a.m. on August 9, 1945, the minute the nuclear bomb was detonated over the city.

0 comments
baseball lotte

Giants Hwang Jae-gyun to Leave the KBO

Infielder for the Lotte Giants Hwang Jae-gyun has decided to leave the Korean Baseball Organization to challenge the Major Leagues.

0 comments
bobsled-team-run-olympics-38631

South Korea to Spend $780 Million on PyeongChang Preparations

The sports ministry said that South Korea plans to spend 937.2 billion won (US$779.7 million) this year in support for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games preparations.

0 comments
Image: Lexington Herald-Ledger

Lotte Giants Add Former Blue Jay Andrew Burns

The Lotte Giants have added second baseman Andrew Burns from overseas, finalizing their three international players for this season.

0 comments

 

Comments

comments

HQ bar