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Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

More pictures from the Dano festival

Many thanks to Katie, Mark and Sung-min for letting me use their pictures of the Dano festival last Sunday. Mark has uploaded a full set of his photos over at the Korean Language Meetup site. Go visit the gallery – there are some other good photos over there too. I’ll also be asking people to … [Read More]

Rivers dance for Dano

A roving reporter’s account of yesterday’s Trafalgar Square Dano festivities by Jennifer Barclay with photos mostly by Jeon Sung-min (photo of the b-boys by Katie) It was a grey day on Sunday 17 June; but I donned a slightly sparkling T-shirt and set out for Trafalgar Square for the first ‘Korea, Sparkling’ Dano festival to … [Read More]

Some videos to persuade you to come to Trafalgar Square on Sunday

Korean open-air Dano (early summer) Festival, Trafalgar Square, Sunday 17 June, 12-6pm First, here’s Team Kroniculs, aka the Jaguar Demo, who will be participating in the Taekwondo display. It’s not just martial arts they do: Next, here’s the Korean b-boy crew Rivers: They’ll be battling against the UK’s Bad Taste Cru. There will be some … [Read More]

From Fan dance to Breakdance for Dano festival

For those who missed the Korean breakdancers when they came to London earlier this year, the Rivers crew from Korea (left) will be battling it out with the Bad Taste Cru from the UK in Trafalgar Square on June 17. It’s all part of a unique event to celebrate Dano, the Korean early summer festival. … [Read More]