London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Art talk: Every Day, with Seulgi Lee Kang

Sometimes, a form of performance/video art can deliver more impact on people’s psychological level compared to any other type of arts. Our last 4482 Artist Talk session will spotlight a performance artist, Seulgi Lee Kang. We are pleased to introduce her to you and hope you can come along to hear more about her and … [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]

K-Arts Dance Company Mixed Bill

A welcome return to Laban Theatre for our institutional partners, Korea National University of the Arts, and K-Arts Dance Company, who bring their fusion of traditional Korean and contemporary dance to London in a show that promises skill, strength and superb sound. Don’t miss this chance to see a rare UK performance from this graduate … [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]

Trandee Rock K-Pop Dance Workshop Tour

Trandee is a professional K-Pop Dancer working with EXO, NCT, SuperM, SHINee, THE BOYZ, ASTRO, Mamamoo and more. Mnet TV Show ‘Be Mbitious’ Finalist. This is the very first Trandee Rock Dance Workshop Tour in Europe. 1st session: K-POP Dance workshop Calling all K-Pop lovers! In this session Trandee Rock will be showing you step … [Read More]

Homeland – A new play by HeeJin Kim

“I just want to start a new life in this country. I worked so hard you know, to f*cking survive.” Theatre Company Knee presents the world premiere of Homeland, a comedy-drama that explores the idea of home from the perspective of recent migrants to the UK. Written by award-winning Korean Playwright HeeJin Kim and featuring … [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]

Edinburgh Festival: We Are Monchichi

A dance show for young audiences explores how we connect across cultures and languages. How do we come together when everything is pushing us apart? What language do we choose? How do we face the mountain of cultural stereotypes? Shihya Peng was born in Taiwan, but she lives in Paris. Marco di Nardo was born … [Read More]

Tiger is Coming: Dolpagu

South Korea’s award-winning theatre company Dolpagu presents the UK Premiere of XXL Leotard and Anna Sui Hand Mirror, a groundbreaking theatre production exploring gender and social class across generations.  Junho must keep his secret – he likes to wear women’s leotards. Wearing them stops him stressing about his upcoming college entrance exam. Hee-joo finds out his secret and posts a photo … [Read More]

Tiger is Coming: Collective A

Visionary choreographer Jinyeob Cha and her Seoul-based creative group, Collective A, presents the UK Premiere of Body-Go-Round: round 1 – a genre-bending, mixed reality, dance spectacle inspired by the process of melting to evaporation in the water cycle. Looming above the stage, a giant ice formation slowly melts as performers respond to the process of … [Read More]

Tiger is Coming: Ambiguous Dance Company

International dance sensation Ambiguous Dance Company present the incredible Body Concert, in their UK premiere. Their pioneering hologram appearance at the BRIT awards amassed over 300 million views online, but now Ambiguous are here live breaking down barriers of genre and all preconceptions, to present a fresh, exciting and electric evening of dance work. Structured like a concert, … [Read More]

Tiger is Coming: Kim Modeun

Kim Modeun presents a special screening of the film MODEUN TOUR: The Path of The Body, featuring six vignettes Stone, Water, Wind, Sea, Stratum and Alley. These six dance films focus on the space and nature of Jeju Island, the southernmost area of Korean Peninsula, through human bodies, their relationship to nature and the boundaries … [Read More]