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Eastbourne’s first Korean Festival takes place on 7 July

Korean festival logo

This is the first Korean festival to be held in Eastbourne, after a number of its kind in London. The event is organised by Sun Hwa Griffiths, who has lived in East Sussex for over 25 years.

Expect to see Korean Art performance, the Thames Philharmonia Orchestra with Choir and a Korean buffet. Korean dinner will be served after performance by Korean Restaurant and Supermarket Association (KORSA)

Hailsham Choral Society will be also be making an appearance including western music (opera choruses, Elgar, Rutter) and traditional Korean songs.

Eastbourne Korean Festival

Town Hall, Grove Rd, Eastbourne BN21 4TX
Saturday 7 July 2018, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Tickets: £25.00 including dinner | children (under 16) £15 | seniors £20 | family £70 (2 adult 2 children under 16) | Buy tickets

Eastbourne Korean festival

Academy of Korean Culture (UK)
Fan dance (부채춤) | Gayageum | Samulnori (사물놀이)
Dancer: Haein Song
Percussion: Jeunghyun Choi
London Korean Choral Society with Hailsham Choral Society
Music Director: Byung-Yun Yu
Soloist: Yuri Chang
Instant Opera Team: Tamara Ravenhill, Nicholas George, Anna McLachlan

The Korean dinner donated by the Korean Restaurant & Supermarket Association (KORSA) will be served before the performance.

One thought on “Eastbourne’s first Korean Festival takes place on 7 July

  1. Han EJ Karmy: Thank you for the post at LKL. Just learned that Students have a special 20% discount paying £20.00.

    Also check for a whole package of travels, sightseeing, festival and food.

    -Dinner will be served at 6 pm.
    -First half performances commence at 7 pm.
    -Eastbourne Festival Orchestra and Choir sings classical Korean songs in Korean language at the second half.
    -Coach services for the day trip is available ( and

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