Here are the winners and losers of the third annual LKL Awards. Again, a personal and unscientific selection.
LKL’s second quiz of the year. Korean politics, celebrities and trivia.
LKL’s K-pop pundit Saharial led the way; MBC followed. Shinhwa’s Jun Jin is artiste of the year.
LKL looks back over the best events of 2008
A thank you to those who make London Korean Links what it is.
An analysis of the Korean Cultural Centre’s achievements in its first year of operation.
Some seasonal pictures to give the editor from writing any material over the Christmas period.
A review of the huge “Made in Korea” set of exhibitions in Brussels, of which the centrepiece is “Smile of Buddha”
The last of a series in which regular and guest LKL contributors nominate their CD releases of the year.
British tea-merchant and art-lover David Kilburn launches his Art Space in Kahoidong, Seoul
A discussion of the first film featuring one of Korea’s most popular actresses, Lee Young-ae. Set in North Africa, the film was a failure.
Peter Corbishley reviews the recent Korean Film double bill – Marathon and Wedding Day
Details of Indieful ROK’s participation in a monthly web-based effort to promote indie music
Mark Russell from Korea Pop Wars and Korea Gig Guide presents his pick of 2008’s CDs
Beccy Kennedy reviews the group show by London-based Korean artists, held at the Korean Cultural Centre in December 2009.
For those pondering what to buy your loved ones for Christmas, a few suggestions from the many books published this year
Anna Lindgren from Indieful ROK provides her list of the top Korean albums of 2008