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[Korea] Be Amazed at the Busan International Magic Festival!

  • Date05/28/2019
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Photo: The 13th Busan International Magic Festival (Credit: Busan International Magic Festival Committee)

The Busan International Magic Festival will be held from June 25 to 30 at Busan Cinema Center, Busan Community Media Center, and in the areas of Haeundae. The festival will feature famous magicians from around the world as well as amateur magicians competing in the International Magic Competition, Magic Gala Show, and more.

The festival’s main program, Magic Gala Show, will feature Ben Blaque, who captivated the Broadway audience with his crossbow magic performance; Double Fantasy, a duo from Ukraine that won the Ukraine Grand Prix; and Chris Hyun, a Korean magician who has performed at International Night Gala Shows around the world. Tickets for this show can be purchased through HanaTicket reservation website.

The festival will also open Korea’s first International Magic Busking Championship from June 27 to 30 within the areas of Gunam-ro in Haeundae. The competition will feature magicians from around the world, providing amazing magic busking shows for free. Other programs, including a talk show and lectures on magic, can be reserved through the HanaTicket website.

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Be Amazed at the Busan International Magic Festival!

☞ Period: June 25-30, 2019

☞ Magic Gala Show

- Address (Busan Cinema Center): 120, Suyeonggangbyeon-daero, Haeundae-gu, Busan (부산광역시 해운대구 수영강변대로 120)
- Directions: Centum City (BEXCO) Station (Busan Subway Line 2), Exit 12. Walk approx. 15 min.
- Admission: VIP-Seat 70,000 won / R-Seat 55,000won / S-Seat 45,000won
* Open to visitors of age 5 & over

☞ Magic Busking Championship

- Period: June 27-29, 2019
- Operating hours: 18:30-20:30
- Address: 1375-3, Jung-dong, Haeundae-gu, Busan (부산광역시 해운대구 중동 1375-3)
- Directions: Centum City (BEXCO) Station (Busan Subway Line 2), Exit 3. Walk approx. 4 min.
- Admission: Free

☞ Talk Show, Lecture

- Operating hours: Talk Show June 29 16:30-17:40 / Lecture June 28-29 10:00-13:55
* For detailed schedule, check the official website
- Address (Busan Community Media Center): 42, Centum Jungang-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan (부산광역시 해운대구 센텀중앙로 42)
- Directions: Centum City (BEXCO) Station (Busan Subway Line 2), Exit 4. Walk approx. 10 min.
- Admission: 30,000 won for each event

☞ Websites
Busan International Magic Festival: www.hibimf.org (Korean, English)
HanaTicket online reservation: ticket.hanatour.com (English, Japanese, Chinese)

☞ 1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Vietnamese, Thai, Malay)

Information courtesy of Busan International Magic Festival Committee