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June events

June events 2024
Clockwise from top left: IU’s world tour | Ok Joo-hyun and Kim So-hyang as Marie Curie | This month’s publications | a rendering of Minsuk Cho’s Serpentine Pavilion

A busy month, the highlight probably being IU’s performance at Wembley Arena. Glastonbury ticketholders will also be able to see Seventeen on the main Pyramid stage. For those who follow hallyu stars from an earlier generation, you can meet former FinKL member Ok Joo-hyun who is in town to mark the London production of the Korean musical Marie Curie. Jane Portal and Beth McKillop launch their Precious Beyond Measure, and Kim Youngna will no doubt be available to sign her Korean Art since 1945 down in Brighton. Plus three regional universities celebrate a Korea Day and New Malden celebrates Dano.

Live performance

Cultural celebrations

  • There are Korean days at the Universities of Liverpool (Mountford Hall, 1 June), Oxford (Cohen Quad, 8 June) and Leeds (School of Music, 13-14 June)
  • The North Korean Residents Society celebrates Dano, 2 June


Arts and exhibitions

Talks, seminars, conferences

Publications expected

(plus one from April omitted from previous iterations of this list)

Let me know what books or events I’ve missed.

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