header image

Updates with JD : World Music Festival at ACC

The Asia Culture Center is hosting the World Music Festival from the 15th to the 17th from 5-11pm! That’s so that leaves you with today and tomorrow. Check out amazing musicians from around the world in the open air setting. Pack a picnic blanket and get ready to relax (weather…

Updates with JD : Gwangju history Photo exhibition

Gwangju City Hall will host a photo exhibition at its Citizens Forest from Tuesday to Saturday. The exhibition titled 100 Years of Gwangju in Photo’s has been prepared to commemorate the 74th National Liberation Day and also to promote Gwangju’s media archive website <www.gjarchive.kr>. The exhibition will showcase some 70…

Updates with JD : Fina Masters Opening Ceremony tonight!

The opening ceremony for the Fina Masters will kick off tonight at 19:40 at Nambu University. It will be held around the outdoor market street and will feature various performances. Feel free to check it out but take public transportation as parking and traffic in the area will be heavily…

Updates with JD : No Daein Night market 8/3

Daein Night market will be taking a break today while gearing up for the Fina Masters etc. It will return next weekend. Other night markets will be up and running but as well as lots of events at the ACC. Also be aware that Typhoon Fransico is projected to approach…

What to Do This Weekend: The Cinema, Water Parks, and local hangouts!

Hello Gwangju! We got a small break until the next big FINA event! I hope everybody enjoyed the Championships. Let’s see what’s going on this weekend. Thursday, August 1st The Gwangju Cinema is the oldest movie theater in the city. If you’re a fan of independent, foreign, and classic movies,…

Updates with JD : Summer bus schedule changes

You might have noticed that your regular bus might be taking longer than usual. That is due to school summer vacation. Gwangju City Hall and the Gwangju Bus Operators Association will reduce the number of intra-city buses during the summer vacation period between July 24th and August 18th. 141 buses on 62…

Updates with JD : Cool off in Summer Heat

Looking for some spots to cool off in the summer heat? Gwangju recently opened its water parks. (Please not that most of these are catered to children) Gwangju Cheon (Donggu) ACC Gwangju Citizens forest Sangmu Citiens Park and more. Please also note that most of these might charge a small…

Updates with JD : GFN’s Amazing race

Win Your share of over 1,000,000 won by discovering some of Donggu’s amazing heritage! If you will be in Gwangju 9th August enter your team of 3-4 people to race around downtown near the ACC in order to win lots of money! 2019 GFN Amazing Race : Hello, Gwangju! Hello,…