Thanks to the 350+ people who came to Future Shorts last weekend! We’ve been busy working on FS and a bunch of other projects lately, hence Chincha being so quiet lately, but normal service will resume ASAP.

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ALL WEEKEND

GUSTO TACO LAUNCH @ New Gusto Taco, Sangsu

Gusto Taco, perhaps the best taco joint in Seoul, is opening a new (and bigger) shop near Sangsu Station. “Stop by anytime from 5 pm to midnight; we will be selling a limited menu of tacos, beer and margaritas. Feel free to bring friends,” . “I’m going to stuff my face with tacos,” is what we say.

FF ANNIVERSARY @ FF

Everyone’s favourite 6am Hongdae sweat-pit, Club FF, is celebrating their ninth anniversary this weekend with a bunch of Korea’s best alternative bands. Seriously, they have Crying Nut, 3rd Line Butterfly and Glen Check on the lineup — three must-see bands based on the peninsula, all playing on one magical summer weekend. Prepay for a ticket for discount by following the directions on the .

ff timetable

SEOUL INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL @ Seoul

The Seoul International Youth Film Festival has been running since 1999, providing “a venue for youths to share their culture via films and media education.” It’s basically a film festival full of work created by teens. Go check them out and lament your own wasted youth. Runs till August 29 at several theatres.

FRIDAY

THE SHAKE SHOP @ Club Freebird

A monthly belly dancing show plus rock ‘n’ roll. .

SATURDAY

SEOUL SENTINEL @ Seoul

The Seoul Sentinel race in association with Reebok Crossfit and 10 Mag is this weekend. Grab some kicks and get racing around Seoul with a team of friends before chowing some food at the Craftworks and Renaissance Hotel garden buffet collab afterward.

ROOFTOP TARANTINO NIGHT @ Platoon

Because we clearly can’t get enough of films at Platoon, here’s another night of top movie-watching – this time of the Tarantino variety. Rooftop night vol. 4 is all about Kill Bill. Go chill on Platoon’s rooftop and drink some craft beers. .

XCESSIVE BASS AND PARTY LUV @ Factory Underground

Xcessive Bass has joined up with PartyLuv to bring you an all-night party of filthy hot summer tunes. This Saturday, open from 12am with an afterparty till 10am the next morning, the Xcessive Bass line up and resident DJs promise to rock your night. The night is held at Hongdae’s Factory Underground, with one of the best sound systems in Seoul. Sponsored by Burn, free energy drinks will be given out too. Tickets are 15,000 won (with 2 free drinks) on the door but if you rock up before 2am its only bloody free. Check out for more info, as well as promo mixes from the DJs.

REGULAR BITS @ Everywhere

Go camping with , , fire it up with , catch L, get night sweats with , and . 

SUNDAY

FLEA MARKET @Bar Carmen

Gyungnidan neighbourhood’s Bar Carmen is hosting a 1pm – 5pm flea market this Sunday. .

HUNGOVER @ Your House

i just want to

Is probably what you’ll be saying to your friends over Skype on Sunday. Read .