York St John University is collaborating with the KCCUK to present a day of Korean culture in York: family-friendly cultural activities during the day and music at the Theatre Royal in the evening. Details below:
Yor-K: Korea Day in York
The Quad, York St John University, Lord Mayor’s Walk, York, YO31 7EX.
Saturday 17 July 2021, 10am – 3pm | Book here
The Yor-K festival celebrates traditional and modern K-culture and brings together communities and people across cultures.
There will be a selection of outdoor, family-friendly Korean cultural activities including:
- Korean traditional costume (‘Hanbok’) show
- Korean traditional games
- Korean food
Fans of K-Culture can also experience an evening of traditional and modern Korean performing arts with our Yor-K: Korean Music Night hosted at York Theatre Royal at 7pm on Saturday 17 July. Tickets are £5 and are available from York Theatre Royal.
We are offering timed entry to this event. The following entry times are available: 10:00am, 11:15am, 12:30pm and 1.45pm. Ticketholders for each entry time will be given one hour of access to the event site.
All attendees must pre-book timed tickets for the event. Tickets should be booked in household groups of up to 6. Under 18s must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
Yor-K: Korean Music Night
York Theatre Royal | St. Leonard’s Place | York YO1 7HD
Saturday 17 July 2021, 7pm – 9pm | Book here
Featuring dynamic performances from the Shilla Ensemble and the String Trio, the York-K: Korean Music Night is an eclectic showcase of traditional and contemporary Korean music and dance.
Discover Korean traditional music reinterpreted on Western instruments and see the first UK performance of the winning song from the Korean Cultural Centre’s K-Pop lyric writing competition.
The Shilla Ensemble
Hyelim Kim (Taegeum)
Cholong Sung (Gayageum)
Heeyeon Chloe Cho (Cello)
Yerin Lee (Dancer)
The String Trio
Rachel Hayoung (Violin)
Jisu Song (Viola)
Tamaki Sugimoto (Cello)