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Here are a few photos and a video from the two performances of Young In Hong’s work 5100: Pentagon on 4 June 2017 in the courtyard of the Royal Academy of Arts in Piccadilly. The performers were all volunteers, of whom fewer turned up than expected because of the terrorist incident in the London bridge […]

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Exhibition visit: NyLon – the KCCUK’s exchange show with New York

by Philip Gowman 4 December 2011
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November’s exhibition at the KCCUK was a joint project with the Korean Cultural Service New York. Four artists, two from each city. Representing London were Shin Meekyoung, who had a huge solo show at the Haunch of Venison in March 2011, and Je Baak, who has recently been showing at HADA Contemporary and Asia House. […]

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Another top footballer interview: Cha Du-ri

by Aashish Gadhvi 18 August 2010
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Aashish Gadhvi gets another scoop: an interview with Celtic’s latest signing, Cha Du-ri. Aashish caught up with him during the Emirates Cup after Celtic’s 2-2 draw with Lyon on 31 July 2010. Thanks to Gideon Lee for the subtitling.

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Another interview with a top footballer: Celtic’s Ki Sung-yueng

by Aashish Gadhvi 3 August 2010
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Aashish Gadhvi is amassing an impressive collection of exclusive interviews with South Korea’s best footballers. He caught up with Ki Sung-yueng after scoring for Celtic against Arsenal in the Emirates Cup on 1 August 2010. Ki is on fine form: excellent English, and relaxed and informative. In fact he interviews much better than many English […]

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Aashish interviews Park Ji-sung and Lee Young-pyo

by Aashish Gadhvi 8 March 2010
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Aashish Gadhvi managed to interview two key members of the South Korean world cup squad after the match with Ivory Coast last week: Lee Young-pyo, formerly of Tottenham Hotspur: and probably Korea’s best known player, Park Ji-sung: No subtitles this time: both interviews are in English. This wraps up LKL’s coverage of the South Korea […]

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Team Korea’s Training Day: the Video

by Aashish Gadhvi 3 March 2010
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Earlier this week, Aashish Gadhvi joined the South Korean squad at their training day at the Bank of England Sports Club in Roehampton – the only non-Korean journalist present. Here’s his video of the proceedings. Check out his article, including an interview with Celtic’s Ki Sung-yong, here. South Korea meet Ivory Coast at Loftus Road […]

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Exclusive interviews with the Korean team

by Aashish Gadhvi 5 December 2009
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Aashish Gadhvi gets up close and personal with Kim Nam Il and Lee Chung Yong South Korea were recently in London to play Serbia, and thanks to the help of many people who I am very grateful to, I was able to interview two members of the team. Firstly I just want to say a […]

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Yeah Seoul! – the FC Seoul theme tune

by Philip Gowman 31 May 2009
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For those who were disappointed, on reading Ash’s recent corker of an article on Korean Soccer Wars, that they could not find the FC Seoul theme tune on the FC Seoul website, we’ve managed to find a copy of it for your delectation. It’s a catchy little number, complete with lyrics for you to follow. […]

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Dano Festival – Trafalgar Square

by Philip Gowman 8 May 2008

The scheduled Dano Festival 2008 in Trafalgar Square is one month away: Sunday 8 June. To whet the appetite, here’s the official video (10 minutes) from last year’s event:

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Fame at last?

by Philip Gowman 25 November 2006

Thanks to UK fan for letting me know that a (thankfully) heavily-edited version of my recent interview aired today on YTN as part of a bigger piece on the hallyu in the UK. The Times’s recent Korean supplement was featured, as were Korean footballers in the premier league. They also interviewed Mr Choi who will […]

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