Events & Culture
G STAR GAMING CONVENTION
One of the top three gaming conventions in the world, G STAR brings the best and the newest in interactive games for PCs, mobiles, video game consoles, arcades and game-related products. G STAR, short for “Game Show & Trading, All-Round,” looks to exceed the nearly 300,000 visitors and over 400 companies from 31 countries that visited last year. gstar.or.kr
ITU PLENIPOTENTIARY CONFERENCE
BUSAN FIREWORKS FESTIVAL
FIVE CATS MUSICAL
OCTOBER 20 - NOVEMBER 7
More than 3,000 participants from over 150 minister-level delegates are expected to arrive in Busan, as the city plays host to the 19th edition of the international conference on information and communication technologies. The organizing committee said invitations have been sent to 193 countries, including North Korea, for the U.N. agency’s event.
Nearly a million people flock to the shores of Gwangalli Beach to soak up the yearly fireworks show with a stunning view of the Diamond Bridge as a backdrop. The biggest event on the Gwangalli Beach calendar each year begins with huge K-pop concerts a day early as the city goes all-out in what has become one of Busan’s signature events. www.bff.or.kr
The original production of the Broadway musical Cats, the second-longest-running musical in Broadway history, makes its way to Busan this fall. This year’s performance features an international cast and English production for the first time in its six years in South Korea. Cats has a long theatrical history in Korea and has attracted over 1.2 million viewers in its four runs since it was first performed here in 1994.
BIFS OPEN HOUSE
Busan International Foreign School opens its doors for its first open house of the year, offering a rare glimpse into the happenings of the prestigious school. The event is open to the international community in Busan and will take place Tuesday, October 28 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. To RSVP your place on the guest list, please contact email@example.com.
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PLEASE NOTE: DATES FOR EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
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