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[Korea] Busan International Comedy Festival Continues until Sept. 1

  • Date08/26/2019
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Photo: Busan Comedy Festival 2018, Ongals’ Performance
(Credit: Busan Comedy Festival Organizing Committee)

The 7th annual Busan International Comedy Festival (BICF) is currently taking place at Busan Cinema Center and Busan’s major outdoor stages, including areas of Gunam-ro in Haeundae. The festival will continue until September 1, featuring famous Korean and international comedians.

Major performances include comedian Park Mi-seon’s first theater comedy act “Yeotang Show,” America’s Got Talent finalist Tape Face’s mime show, and Korean comedy team Ongals’ talent show, consisting of a juggling act, magic show, and beatboxing performance.

Other events include Comedy Street, where the audience can actively interact with the performers, and Open Concert, where visitors can enjoy a variety of comedy contents. Both events can be enjoyed for free. Tickets are sold at Interpark Ticket; as venues and performances times vary by show, it is recommended to check the schedule at the official website.

More Info

Busan International Comedy Festival

☞ Event period:
August 23 – September 1, 2019
☞ Venue (Busan Cinema Center): 120, Suyeonggangbyeon-daero, Haeundae-gu, Busan (부산광역시 해운대구 수영강변대로 120)
* Venues vary by location; refer to official website for details
☞ Admission: Korean performance 20,000 won / International performance 10,000 won
☞ Main events: Comedy acts, busking, etc.
☞ Inquiries: (Korean, English)
☞ Websites
- BICF: (Korean, English)
- Interpark Ticket: (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
☞ 1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Vietnamese, Thai, Malay)

Information courtesy of Busan Comedy Festival Organizing Committee