London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

June House Concert: KCC UK x Hungary collaboration

The KCCUK and KCC Hungary Collaboration Concert will be held on 16th June at St James’s Church, Piccadilly at 7pm. Pianist Hyun-Kyung Lee from the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Budapest, Hungary, will play music by J.S Bach, G. Ligeti and C. Debussy. The Flarpiola Trio from the Royal College of Music, consisting of … [Read More]

Korean Film Nights “Summer Nights” season

In collaboration with the students from the Film Studies, Programming and Curation MA at the National Film and Television School, the Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) is delighted to present the new summer season of Korean Film Nights 2022. All screenings will take place at the KCCUK, free of charge, with seats booking via www.koreanfilm.co.uk … [Read More]

Korean comic play: A First Class

A father sacrifices his organs to fund his wife’ s crazed brain-altering attempt to create A FIRST CLASS DAUGHTER. Is this truly the route to perfection? The mother’s desperate efforts to make her daughter a first-class person are a pitiful sight. She has had her daughter’ s brain changed into that of a confirmed genius … [Read More]

Woosung plays the Islington Academy

Korean-American musician Woosung – who has already performed twice in London as vocalist and electric guitarist of The Rose – makes his solo London debut later this month, coinciding with East in Angel Festival, a celebration of things Asian at the Angel Central venue, 16th to 22nd May. [Read More]

May events 2022

I’m beginning to feel that the volume of events is returning to pre-pandemic norms. Nevertheless, I’m sure there are things I’ve managed inadvertently to omit. Exhibitions The KCC’s group show Drifting Terrain continues until 21 May There’s a group show – 엄마, Mother – by UK-based Korean artsts, at Han Collection 20 – 28 May … [Read More]

May Literature Night: Winter in Sokcho

The Korean Literature Night is a monthly discussion group that explores various themes and topics relating to that month’s chosen book. For May we will read the novel Winter in Sokcho by Elisa Shua Dusapin. Author Elisa Shua Dusapin and translator Aneesa Abbas Higgins will join us for a live virtual talk about the novel ‘Winter … [Read More]

Korean Menu Week at the Vincent Rooms

The Korean Cultural Centre UK and Westminster Kingsway College are proud to present a Korean Cuisine Menu Week at the college’s ‘The Vincent Rooms’. From the traditional dish samgyetang (Korean ginseng chicken soup) to sensational Korean fried chicken, join us for this celebration of Korean food. For one week only, The Vincent Rooms Brasserie will … [Read More]

K-Art Now online talk: NFT Art Trend

The NFT (Non-Fungible Token) art market has enormously increased recently with an explosive increase of interests in Metaverse & crypto currency. High prices for the cryptocurrencies used to trade NFTs helped drive the market up last year. However, due to the recent global issues and increased uncertainties, now the prices are falling and the market … [Read More]

KCC May House Concert: Guitar Special

KCCUK will be presenting the special stage: guitar night on 19th May. This is a rare opportunity to see the harmony of classical guitar combining with five different instruments. This concert will highlight that how classical guitars can be played in various ways. Also, if you like Opera , this’ll be perfect time for you to visit … [Read More]

An Event to Meet and Honour Korean War Veterans

The British Korean Society, in collaboration with the National Army Museum, will hold an event on Thursday 5 May to show our appreciation of and to honour British veterans of the Korean War – and to hear something of their experiences. The doors will open at 18.00 for a 18.30 start at the National Army … [Read More]

엄마, Mother – at Han Collection

Six Different Interpretations of MOTHER 엄마, MOTHER is a group exhibition that presents artworks from six South Korean-born artists who have been living and settled in the UK for decades as a wife, mother and grandmother. 엄마 is the Korean word for mum. It is an informal way to refer to a female parent in … [Read More]

2022 K-Music Showcase

The K-Music Showcase returns live to the heart of London with a spectacular line-up of alternative musical talent. For 2022, the showcase will offer Alt Hip-hop from BALMING TIGER and the Lo-fi vintage modern sound of SE SO NEON – who will also be performing at The Great Escape Festival 2022. Paris based DJ DIDI … [Read More]