London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Hallyu Con 2023 at Samsung KX

Don’t miss the ultimate celebration of Korean culture at Hallyu Con 2023 – Where Korea Meets You! What to expect 👗 Try on beautiful Hanboks and strike a pose at our Korean-style photo zone. 📚 Get a unique customised bookmark in Korean calligraphy ‘Seoye’ art-style. 🛍️ Explore stalls with K-related products, delicious food, and more. 🎲 Have … [Read More]

2023 Kimjang Festival

Celebrate tradition, flavour and community at the kimjang festival! Embark on an unforgettable culinary journey as we honour the timeless tradition of kimjang! The Kimjang Festival is a vibrant celebration of Kimchi making, a tradition that has united families and communities for generations. This year, the festival gains even more profound meaning as we celebrate … [Read More]

Seong-Jin Cho plays Shostakovich

Seong-Jin Cho, winner of the 2015 Chopin Piano Competition, adds his ‘breathtaking nimbleness’ to the Philharmonia Orchestra in Shostakovich’s playful concerto. Cho has gone from strength to strength since winning the International Chopin Piano Competition in 2015. Performing with the Philharmonia at last year’s Edinburgh International Festival, he won praise from The Scotsman for his … [Read More]

K-rime: Timeless, Bottomless Bad Movie screening

Join us for a very rare screening of Jang Sun-woo’s Bad Movie, also known as Timeless, Bottomless Bad Movie (1997), a transgressive piece of cinéma vérité that turns its lens onto the homeless and runaway teens of ’90s Seoul as they sniff glue, commit random acts of violence, and feel a profound sense of loss … [Read More]

Book launch: Film Korea

Join authors Michael Leader and Jake Cunningham to launch their new book, Film Korea, a guide to the vibrant world of Korean Cinema. Michael and Jake will be sharing a short, live talk about the creation of the book, which explores 30 key feature films from the history of Korean Cinema. This will be followed … [Read More]

London Hallyu Festival in New Malden

Korea Town Foundation invites you to the London Hallyu Festival – a Festival of the senses where you can can satisfy your five senses through Korean culture. KTF is a non-profit organisation providing Korean culture, entertainment and food to the local community. New Malden is a heart of Korean town in Europe, and we have … [Read More]

Oxford Korean Culture Day

We would like to welcome of you to our first Korean Culture Day to be held in Oxford. The event is designed to provide an opportunity for the community of Oxford to discover and appreciate Korean culture. Hangeul Day, a celebration of our nation’s written script, is not only a time to showcase traditional Korean … [Read More]

UCLAN Korean Culture Day

The lively International Institute of Korean Studies at the University of Central Lancashire celebrates a Korean Culture Day with the KCC, part of a broader two-day event on the campus, details of which you can find on the IKSU’s home page. Event schedule 12:30-12:45 Opening ceremony 12:45-13:15 Performance by Shilla Ensemble 13:15-13:30 & 14:30-14:45 K-pop … [Read More]

WOODZ “Oo Li And” tour in London

WOODZ, an artist who is not defined by any music genres, styles and personas. Romantic, powerful, rock ‘n’ roll, sweet, electric are some of the words one may use to describe his music. He is a fighter, a lover, a survivor, a storyteller, he is truly an artist with many talents. Countless chart-topping singles such … [Read More]

Artist talk: Advancing Lines: Constellation Links

In this discourse, we explore the concept of ‘Directionality’, which represents the trajectory from one celestial point to another. Among the foundational elements of form – point, line, and plane – it is the ‘line’ that carries a distinct sense of direction. These converging points, where directional lines intersect, radiate with a captivating brilliance reminiscent … [Read More]

Hemyeong: Constellation Links, at Bonhams

Bonhams is delighted to present a special exhibition of works by Korean artist Hemyeong Kim from 7 – 13 October 2023, supported by LG OLED. Hemyeong (Seong Heui Kim) is one of the most established artists in Korea. Having started with the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, her most notable clients range from … [Read More]

Korean Arts Festival at St Johns Smith Square

2023 is a special year for Korea and the UK. It is the 140th Anniversary of Korean-British Diplomacy and the 70th anniversary of armistice at the end of the Korean War. We welcome you to come and enjoy our performance of the Arts and Culture of Korea. Programme The first half of the concert will … [Read More]

Jaeyeon Yoo: Dream Weaving, at Union Gallery

UNION Gallery is pleased to present London-based Korean artist, Jaeyeon Yoo’s Dream Weaving exhibition. The array of works brings together the artist’s latest body of paintings, delving into the transcendent and enchanting realm of dreams and memory via the interplay of shifting boundaries between reality and imagination. The central axis is to create a surreal narrative that … [Read More]