Here’s what’s going on around Busan this week.


527th Subscription Concert @ Busan Cultural Center – Enjoy the Busan Philharmonic Orchestra’s night of classic music. Busan Cultural Center, Daeyeondong, Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Regular Tuesday Night Cultural Performances @ Busan National Gugak Center – The weekly Korean traditional music performance takes place each Tuesday evening. Busan National Gugak Center, Busan Jin-gu, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday Performance of Traditional Music and Dance @ Busan National Gugak CenterEnjoy a traditional Korean music and dance performance each Saturday until the end of December. Busan National Gugak Center, Busan Jin-gu, Saturday, 4 p.m.

Open Mic @ Basement – The oldest running open mic in the city. Basement, PNU, Every Tuesday, 9 p.m.

Open Mic @ Ol’55 – The weekly open mic is a Kyungsung Wednesday night institution. Ol’55, Kyungsung, Every Wednesday, 9 p.m.

Open Mic @ Beached – The weekly open mic is a great excuse to listen to good music and enjoy the night view of Gwangan Beach. Beached Bar, Gwangalli, Every Thursday, 9:30 p.m.


World Cinema XIV @ Busan Cinema Center – A month-long tribute to films from around the world. Busan Cinema Center, Centum City, Through April 25

Monkey Dance @ Busan Cinema Center – One of the best Korean non-verbal performances in the country is in town for a ten day run. Busan Cinema Center, Centum City, Through April 9

Picasso and his Passions @ F1963 KISWIRE – This is the biggest exhibition displaying a range of genuine drawings and works of Picasso. F1963 KISWIRE, Mangmi-dong, Daily through June 6, 10 a.m., Closed Monday’s

Exhibition of Biblical Relics from Israel @ Baeksan Hall – An excellent display of relics from Israel is on display until March 30th. Baeksan Hall, Busan Citizens Park, Jin-gu, Through March 30, 10 a.m.

Diorama World @ Wolseok Art Gallery – Check out the world in miniature form at the Diorama World exhibition. Wolseok Art Gallery, KNN Building, Centum City, Daily, 10 a.m.

Busan Chess Club @ Busan Global Village – Join like-minded chess enthusiasts for a weekly gathering of playing chess. Busan Global Village, Seomyeon, Monday, 6 p.m.

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