Korea at the Thames Festival 2008

Those who experienced Korea’s input into the Thames Festival last year won’t want to miss out this year.

Last for One

As last year, the festival coincides with one of the most important holidays in the Korean calendar, Chuseok. This year we have performances from Last For One (above), probably Korea’s best-known b-boy crew and victors in the 2005 international Battle of the Year.

In addition, the cast of Jump will be entertaining the crowds with their irresistible martial arts slapstick show. As Grace Kim says in her review: Do not miss JUMP! There will also be Korean food, Taekwondo demonstrations and some traditional Korean games to play. Plus, there’s the communal Night Carnival at 6pm-9:30pm on the Sunday starting at Victoria Embankment. You can join the official Korean contingent together with Last For One if you pre-register with the KCC who are organising the Korean participation.

Have fun.

Here’s the running order:

Thames Festival FlyerSaturday 13 September

12pm – 12.45pm Taekwondo demonstrations and displays of this Korean martial art
1.15pm – 1.45pm Last For One elevating breakdancing into an international art form
2pm – 2.40pm Jump jaw-dropping acrobatic slapstick that has wowed audiences worldwide
3pm – 3.30pm Last For One elevating breakdancing into an international art form
4pm – 4.45pm Taekwondo demonstrations and displays of this Korean martial art
5pm – 5.30pm Last for One elevating breakdancing into an international art form
6pm – 6.40pm Jump jaw-dropping acrobatic slapstick that has wowed audiences worldwide

Sunday 14 September

1.15 – 1.45pm Last For One elevating breakdancing into an international art form
2pm – 2.45pm Taekwondo demonstrations and displays of this Korean martial art
3pm – 3.45pm Last For One elevating breakdancing into an international art form
4pm – 4.45pm Taekwondo demonstrations and displays of this Korean martial art
5pm – 5.30pm Last for One elevating breakdancing into an international art form
6pm – 6.40pm Jump jaw-dropping acrobatic slapstick that has wowed audiences worldwide

Jump Performance at the Thames Festival is sponsored by Seoul Global Marketing Team.

The Korean performances will be by the OXO tower this year, in Bernie Spain Garden (number 4 on the map below – click for a larger version)

Thames Festival Map
Thames Festival Map

Links

(automatically generated) Read LKL’s review of this event here.

2 thoughts on “Korea at the Thames Festival 2008

  1. i m bboy .. from myanmar .. but here just a few bboy .. i m hoper .i like hand hop .. i watch u guys show .. u guys did grate .. if u guys can come and visit to us . it wil b grate . we open dance class at the hotel .. wanna contect with u guys .my name is corcor . i used facebook also .. keep in touch .

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