April events 2010

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Younee returns to the UK

Here are the events for the month I know about at the time of writing. For event updates always check the LKL Events Calendar or for adhoc updates follow LKL on Twitter (@lklinks). Any big events I’ve missed will also be emailed to members of the London Korean Links Facebook Group which is open to all to join.

Featured events

  • Younee is in the UK and her big gigs are at the 100 Club on 7 April (evening) and Pizza Express Soho Steinway Piano Festival on 17 April (lunchtime). Full gig calendar can be found here.
  • The KCC has a big Buddhist exhibition starting on 10 April, with lots of associated events, including two Buddhist film screenings. For a full list of the associated events, click here.

Other exhibitions

  • Far East Fine Art continues its group show of Korean contemporary artists at the Mall Galleries until 3 April

Social

  • The AKS Diners meet on 7 April at Woojung
  • Kiejo is giving Korean cookery lessons at her home every Saturday in April. Contact kiejosarsfield@hotmail.co.uk for details and bookings
  • The K-Pop team are putting on a Korean club night in Vauxhall, Saturday 10 April till Sunday morning. There will be some giveaways of Big Bang CDs
  • There’s an East Asian friendship event part sponsored by the Anglo Korean Society, also with Japanese and Chinese cultural input, in the Islington area on 13 April
  • The Korean Language meetup group convenes on 14 April

Talks, seminars

  • There’s a two day language workshop at SOAS, 9-10 April
  • Jennifer Barclay talks about her book Meeting Mister Kim at the Travel Bookshop in Notting Hill, 13 April, 7pm
  • Dr Hongnam Kim will be giving a lecture on museums in East Asia at the V&A on 22 April.
  • Dr Keith Pratt will give a talk on Korean traditional music at the KCC on 28 April

Classical music

Films

  • The KCC’s screenings this month have a Buddhist theme: Im Kwon-taek’s Come, Come, Come Upwards on 8 April and  Jang Sun-woo’s The Avatamska Sutra on 23 April
  • Bong Joon-ho’s The Host gets a screening at the Dalston Superstore on 27 April at 7:30pm. Free popcorn will be provided

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