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Cultural Events during Chuseok in Busan

2019-09-11 282  Views
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Chuseok Special Performance 

 

Chuseok is celebrated on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar, one of the biggest and most important holidays in Korea. Family members from near and far come together to share food and stories and give thanks to their ancestors. This year, Chuseok falls on Friday, September 13. The holiday period is from September 12th to 15th, which includes the day before and after Chuseok.


Free Cultural Events during Chuseok

Visitors to Busan’s museums and tourist attractions (listed below) can enjoy Korean traditional folk games, including Jegichagi (shuttlecock-kicking), tuho (traditional stick-throwing), neolttwigi, (seesaw), gulleongsoe (hoop-rolling), yut nori and more.


Date/Time Location
Sep. 13 – Sep. 14, 10:00 – 17:00 Busan Museum
Sep. 12 - Sep. 15, 10:00 – 17:00 Jeonggwan Museum
Sep. 12, 14, 15, 9:30 – 17:30 Busan National Science Museum
Sep. 12 – Sep. 15, 11:00 – 17:00 Songsanghyeon Square
Sep. 15, 16:30 Busan Citizens Park

Cultural Performances

Date/Time Location Program
Sep. 14, 15, 16:00 – 20:00 Busan Citizens Park Music and dance
Sep. 14, 16:00 – 17:30/ Sep. 15, 14:00 – 18:00 Children’s Park Gugak, folk music, juggling show and more
Sep. 13, 16:00 - Outdoor stage of the Busan National Gugak Center Korean Music & Dance
Sep. 13 – Sep. 14, 13:30 – 14:00 Busan Museum Folk performance – samulnori, folk songs