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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,…

Updates with JD: Fina 7/28

Today I is the last day of then FINA Championships 2019. Tons finals will kick off at 8pm which will be followed by a closing ceremony. You can check out the ceremonies at May 18th Plaza at the ACC or at Nambu University. DIVE INTO PEACE

Updates with JD: Fina 7/27

Last night was amazing with numerous records being broken in the preliminaries. Today sees the completion in the pool heat up from 8pm. Finals bronze, silver and gold matches for men’s waterpolo will also get underway from 5pm tonight. Waterpolo is outdoors so pack some rain protection.

What to Do This Weekend: Ladies Night, Audtions, and a FINA Finale!

Hello Gwangju! Rainy season, what rainy season? Let’s find out what’s happening in this humid city of ours. Thursday, July 25th It’s been an exciting time here in Gwangju with the FINA Championships, and there are still a couple of days left to enjoy the competition. The last day of…

Updates with JD : FINA 7/22

If you have already started your vacation ~ check out some of the amazing events happening. Closing ceremony is this Sunday! One week left to catch all the Internstional swimming stars