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Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

East in Angel – a special celebration in Islington

In celebration of the best of Korean and Japanese culture, the East in Angel festival brings together the centre’s East Asian brands. All with a curated line-up of K-Beauty make up events and pop-up shop, community markets, fresh Japanese and Korean food sampling and offers, and kids lanterns and origami crafting sessions. Monday 16 – … [Read More]

June House Concert: KCC UK x Hungary collaboration

The KCCUK and KCC Hungary Collaboration Concert will be held on 16th June at St James’s Church, Piccadilly at 7pm. Pianist Hyun-Kyung Lee from the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Budapest, Hungary, will play music by J.S Bach, G. Ligeti and C. Debussy. The Flarpiola Trio from the Royal College of Music, consisting of … [Read More]

Korean Film Nights “Summer Nights” season

In collaboration with the students from the Film Studies, Programming and Curation MA at the National Film and Television School, the Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) is delighted to present the new summer season of Korean Film Nights 2022. All screenings will take place at the KCCUK, free of charge, with seats booking via www.koreanfilm.co.uk … [Read More]

Korean comic play: A First Class

A father sacrifices his organs to fund his wife’ s crazed brain-altering attempt to create A FIRST CLASS DAUGHTER. Is this truly the route to perfection? The mother’s desperate efforts to make her daughter a first-class person are a pitiful sight. She has had her daughter’ s brain changed into that of a confirmed genius … [Read More]

Wanted: K-Pop banners for V&A Hallyu exhibition

Help the Victoria and Albert Museum showcase K-Pop banners in their upcoming exhibition Hallyu! The Korean Wave – and your creation could end up in their permanent collection! The V&A are launching a public call-out for K-Pop banners, to help highlight the vital role that fandoms play in the phenomenon of K-Pop. The chosen banners … [Read More]

Woosung plays the Islington Academy

Korean-American musician Woosung – who has already performed twice in London as vocalist and electric guitarist of The Rose – makes his solo London debut later this month, coinciding with East in Angel Festival, a celebration of things Asian at the Angel Central venue, 16th to 22nd May. [Read More]

May events 2022

I’m beginning to feel that the volume of events is returning to pre-pandemic norms. Nevertheless, I’m sure there are things I’ve managed inadvertently to omit. Exhibitions The KCC’s group show Drifting Terrain continues until 21 May There’s a group show – 엄마, Mother – by UK-based Korean artsts, at Han Collection 20 – 28 May … [Read More]

May Literature Night: Winter in Sokcho

The Korean Literature Night is a monthly discussion group that explores various themes and topics relating to that month’s chosen book. For May we will read the novel Winter in Sokcho by Elisa Shua Dusapin. Author Elisa Shua Dusapin and translator Aneesa Abbas Higgins will join us for a live virtual talk about the novel ‘Winter … [Read More]

Korean Menu Week at the Vincent Rooms

The Korean Cultural Centre UK and Westminster Kingsway College are proud to present a Korean Cuisine Menu Week at the college’s ‘The Vincent Rooms’. From the traditional dish samgyetang (Korean ginseng chicken soup) to sensational Korean fried chicken, join us for this celebration of Korean food. For one week only, The Vincent Rooms Brasserie will … [Read More]

K-Art Now online talk: NFT Art Trend

The NFT (Non-Fungible Token) art market has enormously increased recently with an explosive increase of interests in Metaverse & crypto currency. High prices for the cryptocurrencies used to trade NFTs helped drive the market up last year. However, due to the recent global issues and increased uncertainties, now the prices are falling and the market … [Read More]