A review of the Korean cultural year 2019

A review of some of the highlights and trends in the Korean cultural year, primarily in London but also with half an eye to anything we might have seen elsewhere in the UK. The review is a personal one, inevitably skewed towards the events we managed to get to. Introduction This time last year I […]

Y Dance: Hyper Hygienic, at Resolution 2020

Y Dance returns to The Place as part of Resolution 2020: Jaz Woodcock-Stewart / Petronella Wiehahn / Y Dance The Place | 17 Duke’s Road | Euston | London WC1H 9PY UK | www.theplace.org.uk Thursday 23 January 2020, 7:30pm Duration: 90 mins Tickets £12 | £16 | Get tickets Jaz Woodcock-Stewart | Learning Piece Learn […]

Young In Hong’s Let Us Dance, at Arnolfini Bristol

Alongside Still I Rise, a major international exhibition of feminist work at the Arnolfini, Young In Hong presents a weekly dance performance: Let Us Dance 1F Gallery | Arnolfini | 16 Narrow Quay | Bristol BS1 4QA | arnolfini.org.uk Sunday, 15th September 2019 to Sunday, 15th December 2019, 14:00 to 14:30 Free Every Sunday through […]

Korean Traditional Dance Workshop at KCC

7 Nov 2019 – 8 Nov 2019, 6:30pm – 8pm @ KCCUK Register here Application deadline: 30 Oct 2019 17:00 The Korean Cultural Centre UK is proud to announce a new Korean cultural course this autumn. The Application Deadline is 30 Oct 2019 17:00. Buchaechum (Ipchum) is one of the most integral and popular genres […]

Sung Im Her: Nutcrusher, at The Place

Wednesday 30 October 2019, 7:30pm The Place | 17 Duke’s Road | London WC1H 9PY | Book tickets Free post-show talk in The Place Cafe Starkly repetitive and energetic, Nutcrusher looks at sexual objectification and power by questioning how we relate to our bodies, how they are presented and re-presented, and how cultural context affects […]

Review: Jinyeob Cha in Bongsu Park’s Dream Ritual

The stage is black, preparing you for sleep; the floor slightly mirrored. The space is empty apart from a curtain of transparent silvery organza fabric whose flowing folds represent the peaks and troughs of a typical sleep brainwave, and between which the dancer will move like a ghost. The dancer enters, pulling a another fabric […]

Korean Sounds annual concert at SOAS

The Korean Music and Dance Societies at SOAS proudly present their performances they have been preparing for during this academic year. At this annual concert these societies and guest performers will entertain the audience with traditional music. The Korean Drumming Society, Kayageum Society, Korean Dance Society and Sori Society are groups of individuals (students and […]

Bongsu Park + Jinyeob Cha: Dream Ritual performance

I suspect this performance could be one of the events of the year. Book early to ensure your seat. And, if you feel generous, contribute to their Crowdfunder campaign to secure a unique reward. Dream Ritual Created by Bongsu Park + Jinyeob Cha | In association with The Coronet Theatre Print Room at The Coronet […]

K-dance 2019: Triple Bill: Choi X Kang Project / Goblin Party / Noname Sosu

The final evening in the 2019 Festival of Korean Dance brings a chance to see three performances from three diverse and innovative companies. Triple Bill: Choi X Kang Project / Goblin Party / Noname Sosu Friday 7 June 2019, 7:30pm | Buy tickets The Place | 17 Duke’s Road | London WC1H 9PY Age Recommendation: 15yrs+ Please note: This […]

K-dance 2019: Double Bill – Art Project BORA

The second performance in the 2019 Festival of Korean Dance: Double Bill: Art Project BORA – Somoo / A Long Talk To Oneself Tuesday 4 June 2019, 7:30pm | Buy tickets The Place | 17 Duke’s Road | London WC1H 9PY A dynamic double bill from interdisciplinary contemporary dance company Art Project BORA. Somoo Named […]