London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Korea Kimchi Festival 2022

The superfood kimchi appears on tables all over the world! 2022 Korea Kimchi Festival, a global project to promote kimchi from Korea, the origin of kimchi, to the world and to put superfood kimchi on the table of the world, special event for the world will be held in 4 countries including Korea, UK, Vietnam … [Read More]

ESEA Culture Festival and Prelude for Harvest Festival 2023

The Korean British Cultural Exchange (KBCE) is celebrating the 7th Anniversary of the Kingston Korea Festival 2022 with the launch of the ESEA (East & Southeast Asian) culture festival. The ESEA community share the exact date for the Harvest Festival, also known as the Mid-Autumn Festival, regardless of its name: Chuseok (Korea), Tsukimi (Japan), Tết … [Read More]

Blackpink play BST Hyde Park 2023

The unstoppable BLACKPINK are your next headliners for American Express presents BST Hyde Park! With their countless record-breaking hits, BLACKPINK have taken the world by storm. Don’t miss their UK festival debut Sunday 2 July 2023. Full supporting lineup to be announced! FAQs can be found on the official website here [Read More]

Yun Choi: Running at the Speed of Light, the Body Becomes a Turtle

LUX is delighted to present the first UK solo exhibition by South Korean artist Yun Choi in partnership with the London Korean Film Festival. Yun Choi collects images, words and behaviours marked by South Korean banality and remixes them for her videos and multimedia installations. Through the fantastical embodiment of vernacular culture, her practice activates a … [Read More]

KCC November House Concert: Violin and Piano

Part I Katherine Yoon (Violin) | Yuki Hammyo (Piano) Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major Op. 100 (18′) I. Allegro amabile Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 9 in A major “Kreutzer” Op. 47 I. Adagio sostenuto – Presto (10′) Intermission Part II YoungJune Lee (Violin) | YoungJune Lee (Violin) | Svitlana Kosenko (Piano) Moritz … [Read More]

Yun Posun Memorial Symposium 2022

The Yun Posun Memorial Symposium was established in March 2013 to foster new partnerships between the UK and Korea, promoting longer-term understanding and the growth of contemporary Korean studies and culture in Scotland. The symposium is named after Yun Posun, who graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1930 and ultimately became the father of … [Read More]

Discussion: A Korean micro-reunification

In this discussion, authors Jihyun Park and Seh-lynn Chai, respectively from North Korea and South Korea, will talk about what they shared and what differences they felt they had, while writing The Hard Road Out together. How did they overcome that sense of alienation? Could their encounter serve as a micro-reunification model going forward? The … [Read More]

Dreamcatcher plays the Brixton Academy

Billboard-acclaimed K-Pop girl group DREAMCATCHER will reunite with their fans in London on the 2022 Dreamcatcher World Tour “Apocalypse: Follow us” tour. The seven-member group are back with their dynamic metal sounds, powerful ballads and jaw-dropping choreography. [Read More]

Japanese Breakfast UK Tour

Those of you who have read the memoir Crying in H-Mart won’t want to miss this tour by the band whose lead singer is the author. Tickets are hard to come by, though: Wed 19 Oct London 19:30 Hackney Church – Sold out Thu 20 Oct Bristol 18:30 The Marble Factory Fri 21 Oct Leeds … [Read More]