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Magic and movies to close out June

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source: visitbusan


The Busan Cinema Center in Haeundae-gu District will host two prominent cultural festivals at the end of June.

■ Busan International Magic Festival, June 28 to 30

The 19th Busan International Magic Festival Magic Convention will take place at various locations, including the Busan Cinema Center, Design Council Busan, and the Haeundae Gunam-ro area.

The festival will feature official competitions sanctioned by the International Federation of Magic Societies (FISM), the largest magician association in the world. 

Festivalgoers will have a variety of programs to choose from, including “MJ Rhythm,” a show by magician Lee Myung-jun that combines magic and jazz; the “Magic Gala Show” featuring excellent magicians from all over the world; and the 6th International Magic Busking Championship, where audiences can watch a battle of street artists displaying their unbelievable talents. The Busking Championship will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. on June 28 and 29 at the Haeundae Gunam-ro area and can be enjoyed free of charge.

At the lobby of the Haneulyeon Theatre in the Busan Cinema Center, the Dealer Booth will offer various hands-on activities. Festivalgoers can explore magicians’ accessories and supplies and play with cards. 

Tickets for other events during the festival cost between 20,000 and 65,000 won. To make a reservation, visit the official website of the Busan Cinema Center. For details, check the BIMF website. 


◎ Website:

◎ Tickets:

◎ Inquiry: 051-626-7002

■ Twinkle Documentary Film Festival, June 22 to 30

The Twinkle Documentary Film Festival will take place from June 22 to 30 at Indie Plus Busan in the Busan Cinema Center. This film festival is the only non-competitive documentary festival in Korea for films no longer than 60 minutes.

Under the theme of “Experiment, Discovery, and Breathing,” 29 documentaries in 10 sections will be screened. The Guest Visit will take place on June 22 and 29 in sections 1 to 3 and 8. During the GV, film directors will come and speak with audiences. To make a reservation, visit the Busan Cinema Center website. Tickets cost 5,000 won.


◎ Tickets:

◎ Inquiry: 051-780-6000

<Today's Vocabulary - 오늘의 단어>

magician: 마술사 a variety of: 다양한 non-competitive: 비경쟁 screen: 상영하다

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