Subject : Bucheon International Comics Festival 2013 to begin August 14

DATE. 2013-08-13 오후 4:52:45 Visit. 1265

The Bucheon International Comics Festival 2013 will be held at the Gyujanggak Cartoon Museum and several other venues in Bucheon City from August 14 to 18. Celebrating its 16th year, this year’s festival gives visitors a chance to see the works of world-class international cartoonists such as Japan’s Abe Yaro (Simyasikdang; Midnight Restaurant), illustrations from the young French artist Bastien Vives, and award-winning cartoons from contests such as the Bucheon Manhwa Contest and the nationwide cartoons contest. There will also be a costume play contest, a comics OST concert, a character parade and some other hands-on activities at the festival. Admission to the Gyujanggak Cartoon Museum, the major venue for this festival, is 5,000 for all ages. Exhibits at the Yeongsang Munhwa Danji and Bucheon City Hall are free for everyone to enjoy as these two venues do not charge admission. ☞Venue: Gyujanggak Cartoon Museum (Address: 529-2, Sang-dong, Wonmi-gu, Bucheon-si, Gyeonggi-do) and several other venues in Bucheon City. ☞Period: August 14 – 18, 2013 ☞Admission: 5,000 won for all ages (Gyujanggak Cartoon Museum). Admission to the other festival venues is free. ☞Homepage: http://www.bicof.com (Korean, English) ☞Inquiries: +82-32-310-3071 (Korean) ☞1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)