21st Busan Sea Festival Kicks Off from August 1-7

by Haps Staff
Busan Haps Magazine

The Busan Sea Festival will be held on five beaches throughout the city: Haeundae, Gwangalli, Songdo, Dadaepo and Songjeong from August 1 to August 7.

There are many fun and enjoyable events for all ages during the festival.

Programs of Busan Sea Festival 2016

Opening Ceremony: Monday, August 1, 2016, 19:00-22:00, Haeundae Beach

Opening Events: Massive Water Gun Fight, Night Pool Party, Fireworks Show

Participating Events

○Night Pool Party: August 1-4, 2016, Haeundae Beach

People enjoy EDM (Electronic Dance Music) performance in a mobile pool installed on the sandy beach.

○Water Gun Fight: August 2 – 4, 2016, 1:00pm, Haeundae Beach

○Youth Band Competition: August 4, 2016, 19:00-21:30, Gwangalli Beach

○Beach Dancing Together: August 5-7, 2016, Gwangalli Beach

○2016 BeFM Expat DJ Contest: August 6, 2016, 19:00-22:00, Gwangalli Beach

EDM enthusiasts, DJs and hip-hop performers take the stage in a free show open to all.

Haeundae-gu office installed a large waterslide for beachgoers at Haeundae Beach near Mipo.


○Busan Open Sea Festival: August 2, 2016, 19:30-21:30, Gwangalli Beach

○Military Band Summer Concert: August 3, 2016, 19:00-21:00, Gwangalli Beach

○Busan Sea & Jazz Festival: August 5, 2016, 19:30-21:30, Gwangalli Beach

○The 5th Busan Sea & Jazz Festival is a celebration of steamy summer nights in Gwangalli, while the Night of Tan-go and Night of Salsa events on the outdoor stage will create a similarly sultry atmosphere.

○Hyeon In Song Festival: August 5-7, 2016, Sasang-gu office(Aug. 5), Songdo Beach

Songdo Beach hosts a songwriting festival in memory of much-loved Korean vocalist, the late Hyeon In. Participants will present their own original compositions from Aug. 5 to 7.

○7080 Family Love Concert: August 6, 2016, 19:30-21:30, Dadaepo Beach

○2016 Haeundae Beach Concert: August 7, 2016, 19:30-21:30, Haeundae Beach

○Songjeong Beach Festival: August 5-6, 2016, Songjeong Beach

○Hard Rock Cafe Busan Summer Concert: August 4, 2016, 19:00-22:00, Haeundae Beach

○KT GiGA Legends Match: August 5-6, 2016, 19:00-21:30, Haeundae Beach

Acoustic, classical music concerts will take place every night from August 2nd at Gwangalli Beach during the festival along with the night illumination show on Gwangandaegyo Bridge.


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