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September events 2013

It’s Chuseok time, which also means it’s Thames Festival time, but this year there will be no major Korean involvement in the festival. But Samsung is partnering with Arts Council England and others to present Portrait of a River, a film by Nikolaj Bendix Skyum Larsen, near the OXO Tower during the festival.


  • The Choi Min-sik season continues with I Saw the Devil on August 12 at the KCC and concludes with Nameless Gangster (with Choi Min-sik Q&A) on 26 September at BAFTA.
  • Red Carpet Spirit presents a trilogy of short films directed by Korean artists in the UK, 6 September.
  • Kim Ki-duk’s Pieta screens at the ICA, 6 – 12 September

Conferences and Classes


Hyelim Kim
Hyelim Kim


Festivals and Fairs

  • 100% Design London runs from 18 – 21 September, with the usual strong Korean participation
  • The Anglo Korean Society Celebrates Chuseok on 13 September – members only
  • The Thames Festival is 6-15 Setpember, though there’s no Korean Village this year
  • London Fashion week runs 13-17 Sept. The Korean Class Massive has a run-down of the Korean designers.
  • LKL will be reporting from the opening of the International Traditional Medicine Festival in Sancheong, Gyeongnam (6 September -20 October) in Sancheong County, and from the Suncheon Garden Expo, Jeonnam (till 20 October)

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