Busan International Women's Association

BIWA Activities

Coffee Mornings - 4th Wednesday in every month

Join us on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 09:30 to 11:30 at Café Icebean in Marine City ( Below Adeles Apartments on the seaside) for the BIWA monthly coffee morning get together. 

You do not need to be a member of BIWA to attend. It's a great opportunity to meet new people, catch up with old friends and find out what's happening in the community. Watched and well behaved children are always welcome. 


BIWA MEMBERSHIP - NEW MEMBERS: Please come to our coffee meeting in order to register and become a BIWA member.

Monthly Luncheons - 2nd wednesday every month

Luncheons for BIWA members and their guests are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. BIWA monthly luncheons start at 10:00 am and generally go until 2:00 pm.

Coffee and tea service is available beginning at 10:00 am, also vendor stalls will be opened for shopping at this time.  

Guests can arrive from 10:00 AM to have more time for shopping and conversations with friends.  

All announcements and performances will start from 11:30 and lunch will be ready at 12:00 noon, this way moms won't be too hurry to pick up their children from schools.  Come early to shop the guest vendors showing their wares.


Babysitting is free of charge at BIWA luncheons. Please notify luncheon coordinator 24 hrs before the luncheon if you will require a babysitter for your child.

Beverages are available for purchase during the luncheon for the following prices:

Sodas and juice W2,000 each and red or white wine W4,000 per glass.  

Please note all proceeds from beverage sales go to BIWA.

In order to attend the BIWA monthly luncheons, members and guests MUST RSVP in advance. 

If you have RSVP’d and are not able to attend. PLEASE CANCEL YOUR RESERVATION BEFORE THE LUNCHEON or you will be charged the full luncheon price.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact BIWA 2nd Vice President –

Ongoing Activities

BIWA hosts a number of special activities designed to inform, educate, and provide cultural exchange between its members.  See below for information about how you can share your interest or skill with other BIWA members.

Note:  BIWA Activities are for members, if you are not a member and would like to try one of our activities you are more than welcome, but we require you to pay a 10,000 won fee. 

Past and present examples of special activities include: 

Language Classes

  • Korean   
  • Japanese
  • German conversation 
  • English conversation 

Sports, Fitness & Recreation

  • Zumba Dancing    
  • Hiking trips

Cultural Exchange

  • Korean Folk Painting  
  • Korean Drumming 
  • Wine Academy      
  • Cooking Classes

Other Activities

  • Book Club
  • Special Tours like:
  1. Cherry blossom trips
  2. Art Galleries
  3. Tempel visits
  4. Pottery
  5. Traditional Tea Ceremony


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