London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Wonho: FAÇADE tour at the indigo2

Wonho, a true talent who needs no introduction. His powerful dance moves, sensational vocals and charisma that’s off the charts are witnessed by fans around the world. To date, his music as a solo artist has racked up well over 80 million views across multiple streaming platforms. Following his debut as an independent artist, Wonho … [Read More]

Hot Hanbok/Cool Glass: Hallyu comes to Stourbridge

A collaboration between the Korean Cultural Centre UK and the International Festival of Glass A superb evening of Korean culture, its traditions and contemporary Hallyu (Korean Wave), a collective term that refers to the phenomenal growth of Korean culture internationally, which encompasses everything from music, movies, fashion, drama to online games and Korean cuisine. Featuring … [Read More]

Seong-Jin Cho plays the Emperor at the Edinburgh Festival

Philharmonia Orchestra Santtu-Matias Rouvali Conductor Seong-Jin Cho Piano Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 5 ‘Emperor’ Shostakovich: Symphony No 10 At the end of his first season as current Principal Conductor, inspirational young Finn Santtu-Matias Rouvali brings two mighty works of heroism and vision to the first of the Philharmonia’s concerts at this year’s International Festival. Outstanding … [Read More]

Sunmi comes to the Troxy

SUNMI returns to Europe and North America this August and September with her recent releases, performed live on your doorstep! You will experience various emotions through her music. She is ready to put on a show-stopping performance for you miya-ne’s! Join us for this Everlasting Night. For more info, go to 17:00: VIP entry … [Read More]

NoSo plays The Waiting Room N16

LA-based, non-binary, Korean-American artist NoSo (real name: Abby Hwong) has detailed their anticipated debut album – ‘Stay Proud Of Me’ – out July 8th via Partisan Records. To coincide with the announcement, NoSo has shared coming-of-age indie-pop anthem – “David” – alongside an accompanying music video (via Fader). “David” was inspired by a dream where … [Read More]

Barnet K-pop Festival

Main Stage line-up (more to be announced) Rocking Doll – Live PA (South Korea) Oraceon Dance Crew – Dance Troupe (United Kingdom) WOO – Live PA (United Kingdom) DJ DrG – DJ Set (United Kingdom) Arena 1 – Hosted by Bubblepop Brunch Kaachi – Live PA (United Kingdom) Santo – DJ / Live PA (United … [Read More]

Tiger is Coming: Tacit Group

Critically acclaimed audiovisual performance ensemble Tacit Group present tacit.perform[0] – a performance using a mix of mathematical coding and computer programming to compose a unique and riveting contemporary music experience live each night. Tacit Group have been discovering the artistic possibilities of technology since 2008 establishing themselves as pioneers of algorithmic art. Their immersive visual and sonic spectacle reveals … [Read More]

Tiger is Coming: Leenalchi

South Korean music icons LEENALCHI have captivated audiences around the globe with their hypnotic performances and offbeat energy. Their combination of K-pop and musical storytelling has garnered millions of views online, but now, for the first time ever, they arrive in the UK to perform live. Expect an electric fusion of rapping, dance, heart-stopping vocal … [Read More]

July House Concert: Korea x Taiwan Classical Collaboration

Seunghye Park, Yu-Chieh Li & Chih-Jung Lai (piano) Programme Seunghye Park F. Liszt: Totentanz for Solo Piano S.525 Arr. Seunghye Park: Arirang Variations (Korean Traditional Folk Song) Yu-Chieh Lin A. Scriabin: Valse Op.38 Chih-Jung Lai A. Scriabin: Vers La Flamme, Op.72 Yu-Chieh Lin & Chih-Jung Lai F. Schubert: Fantasie In F Minor, D.940 Yu-Chieh Lin … [Read More]

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]

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]