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Onsemiro Hannuri Concert: Harmony for Peace

온새미로 한누리 콘서트 Onsemiro Han-nuri Concert “Onsemiro Han-nuri” means ‘Whole, undivided, unbroken world’. Organised by The Peaceful Unification Advisory Council Europe, Middle East, Africa Provincial Assembly The Peaceful Unification Advisory Council in UK Ministry of Unification LKL says: we don’t know what to expect from this concert, and as far as I’m aware it has … [Read More]

Jindo Drum Dance Workshop

This exciting Jindo-Drum Dance Workshop at the KCCUK will be held 14th (3pm-5pm for UCL students) and 15th December (6pm-8pm for everyone). The Jindo Drum Dance is a traditional dance from the third largest island (Jindo) in South Korea, the dance gained popularity and fame by the work of the late Park Byung Cheon. This … [Read More]

A Special Collaboration of Korean Break Dancing and Gugak

The world-renowned b-boy crew ‘Artistreet’ and ‘Gamblerz Crew’ will be joining the event in collaboration with ‘Jeong Ga Ak Hoe’, another band of the opening performers of the 2021 K-Music Festival — ADG7. The Korean Culture and Information Service’s (KOCIS) Korean Culture Scene has been holding a variety of Korean culture festivals in a bid … [Read More]

River Sessions: Joo Yeon Sir plays Solitude

We’re delighted to welcome West-London based solo violinist, Joo Yeon Sir, for a very special solo performance at River Sessions. Joo Yeon will be playing a selection of solo pieces, including some from her latest album, Solitude. Prize-winning violinist and composer Joo Yeon Sir has appeared as a soloist with the Royal Philharmonic, Philharmonia, and Bournemouth Symphony … [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]

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]

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]

Hallyu Con 2022 – Where Korea Meets You

On 1 October Hallyu Con 2022 will once again be coming to London – this time for our very first hybrid event. Hallyu Con 2022 is a convention style event that will share, showcase and celebrate the Korean Wave in its various forms. Join us in person or through our livestream for a day of … [Read More]

Seoul Philharmonic, Unsuk Chin and Sunwook Kim at Cadogan Hall

A tour-de-force concerto that will leave you breathless, Tchaikovsky’s romantic piano concerto opens this inaugural visit from the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra with soloist Sunwook Kim. Programme Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 Unsuk Chin Frontispiece for orchestra (2019) Stravinsky The Firebird Suite (1919) Performers Osmo Vänskä conductor Sunwook Kim piano Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra Sunwook Kim came to international … [Read More]

K-Pop meets Classical with MOO, at Foyles

As part of a month-long festival of events at Foyles to celebrate Korean Culture Month, young classical musicians have rearranged a selection of songs from K-pop, Korean Drama and Korean Film and transformed them into classical music pieces. Whether you’re a big fan of K-pop, Korean drama, Korean film and Korean children’s music or are … [Read More]

Traditional Korean Music from ReMidas, at Foyles

As part of Korean Culture Month, ReMidas will be performing Korean Traditional music with the gayageum and the geomungo, two traditional Korean instruments. ReMidas is a duo featuring two exciting Korean musicians: Ji Hyun Park, who impressed UK audiences in 2019 with an outstanding performance as leader of Hey String, and Min-Young Kim, one of the foremost geomungo … [Read More]

DPR Regime tour in London and Manchester

Tickets for this event have now sold out, but you can still join the Waiting List should any tickets become available. Cult of Ya presents DPR REGIME WORLD TOUR Starring: DPR LIVE, DPR IAN, DPR CREAM Dream Perfect Regime (DPR) is a multi-genre audiovisual collective from Seoul. https://dreamperfectregime.com/ VIP tickets Include entry to venue earliest … [Read More]