August events 2009

Sea Hyun Lee, Between Red 84, 2009
Sea Hyun Lee, Between Red 84, 2009 – At Harewood House this month

Here are the events for August that I know about:

Featured event

  • The big Korean Festival takes place at the Fairfield Recreation Ground in Kingston, 15 Aug. After a break last year, the festival is back

Exhibitions

Film and DVD

  • Heart-throb Lee Byung-hun hits UK screens on 7 August as Storm Shadow in GI Joe
  • Third Window films release the hilarious gangster film No 3, and the Fox Family
  • The screenings for this month at the KCC are Shadows in the Palace (13 August) and Son, my enemy (27 August).

Music and performance

Talks

  • The second Global Korea lecture this year, Taekwondo Technology and Kimchi, will take place on 25 August at the KCC
  • Prof. Kim Hyung Shik talks on ‘Appropriate Initiatives’ by Korean Development NGOs Abroad at the LSE on 5 August.

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