BUSAN, South Korea — The weekend returns after a beautiful week of weather, and there’s a ton of great activities set for what could be the best weekend of the year thus far.
This week’s list is headlined by the Global Gathering, which is taking place at Naru Park in Centum City on Saturday. The Kiwi Chamber’s Wine Festival also tops the list of things to do in the evening, as well as the Pirate Party, some great classical music, exhibitions and soccer. With so many things going on this weekend, you may want to manage your time well to hit all the great things going on around the city.
You can check out the Haps Calendar for everything going on around the area. Enjoy!
Busan Philarmonic Orchestra @ Busan Culture Center – Pianist Baek Geon-woo joins conductor Li Xincao in Beethoven’s Overture to Egmont. Friday, 7:30 p.m., Busan Culture Center, Centum City.
Big Rock’s Pirate Ship Party – Enjoy a two hour night cruise throughout the unchartered waters of Busan on a real Pirate replica ship with DJs, beer and of course, pirates! Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Haeundae.
New Zealand Wine Festival @ Park Hyatt Hotel – The Kiwi Chamber will be hosting a ‘Kiwi Wine Festival‘ featuring a selection of premium New Zealand red and white wines from more than 25 participating wineries. Saturday, 6 p.m., Park Hyatt Hotel, Marine City.
Busan IPark vs. Incheon @ Busan Asiad World Cup Stadium - The IPark look to stay unbeaten at home with an afternoon match versus Incheon. Saturday, 4 p.m., Busan Asiad World Cup Stadium, Sajik-dong.
Pohang vs. Daegu @ Pohang Steelyard – Tops in the K League Classic table Pohang look to get back on track after losing their first game of the year last week. Sunday, 2 p.m., Pohang Steelyard, Pohang.
Busan Global Gathering @ Naru Park - The 2013 Busan Global Gathering moves to May this year, with hundreds of exhibitors from around the globe showcasing their cultures, food, music and much more. Saturday, 10 a.m., Naru Park, Centum City.
MB Jones Art Show @ Ibis Ambassador Hotel - An excellent exhibition featuring oil and ink paintings by local artist Matt Jones is on display on the 17th floor of the Ibis Ambassador Hotel. Saturday, 6:30 p.m., Ibis Ambassador Hotel, Bujeon-dong.
Wordz Only 29 @ Cafe Radio – The celebration of the spoken word hits its 29th installment with another great night of wordz, poetry and awesomeness. Saturday, 8:30 p.m., Cafe Radio, Kyungsung.
Friday – Partly Sunny; 25’C/77’F
Saturday – Partly Sunny; 24’C/75’F
Sunday – Partly Sunny, Overcast; 22’C/72’F
Don’t see your event listed? Well, ya didn’t put it on the calendar. Go, now, put it up on the calendar!