KCC 5th Birthday (2013)

It is difficult to know what to make of a programme which was so obviously in two parts, and potentially likely to appeal to two completely different audiences. There will have been many who, in advance of the KCCUK’s fifth birthday concert, would have thought: “maybe I’ll just turn up for the second half”, or […]

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A perfect reinvention of Korean traditional flavours for a modern banquet

by Kiejo Sarsfield 5 February 2013
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Korean cookery writer and teacher Kiejo Sarsfield decomposes the menu served at the KCCUK’s fifth birthday banquet. The Korean Cultural Centre is perfectly situated near Trafalgar Square. I still remember when it was opened, I could not believe the location: it simply could not get any better that this. The centre sits in the middle […]

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The KCCUK’s fifth birthday celebrations

by Philip Gowman 2 February 2013
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It really should be us thanking the KCCUK, not the other way round. But on the occasion of its fifth birthday the KCCUK has been characteristically generous in its expressions of gratitude to its supporters. Last Saturday at Cadogan Hall saw a free concert with Pansori Master Song Soon-seop, plus Pansori singer Lee Jaram, pianist […]

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The KCCUK – A look back at the first five years

by Philip Gowman 1 February 2013
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A text written in preparation for a panel session at the KCCUK on 30 January 2013, the fifth anniversary of the opening of the KCCUK back in 2008. Korean Culture in London – or indeed in the UK more widely – did not start with the opening of the Korean Cultural Centre in 2008. But […]

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Korean Culture Forum: A Bridge to the Future

by Events Editor 20 January 2013
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LKL celebrates its 7th birthday this year, and between us we’ve been following Korean culture in London for longer than that. So we were very excited when the KCCUK opened in January 2008, and we have been enthusiastically following its activities ever since. We’re honoured to have been asked to participate in this particular event, […]

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Event news: the KCC’s fifth anniversary concert at the Cadogan Hall

by Events Editor 20 January 2013
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One of the events celebrating the KCCUK’s 5th birthday is a special concert at the Cadogan Hall. The highlight will be an abbreviated performance of one of the five surviving works of the Pansori canon, Jeokbyeokga (The Battle of the Red Cliffs), performed by the holder of Intangible Cultural Asset No 5. KCCUK 5th Anniversary […]

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