London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Rain on the Parade — Kingston’s Mud Festival

Jennifer Barclay’s account of Kingston’s answer to the Boryeong Mud Festival Where else on a wet Saturday in June would you get classical dance, freestyle football and women arm-wrestling? But no-one I asked in Kingston-upon-Thames knew where Fairfield Recreation Ground was. Signs might even have attracted the curious. Eventually I got directions from a policewoman, … [Read More]

Kingston Korean Festival 2007 programme

Courtesy of the Korean Language Meetup group: 10th Korean Festival 2007 Festival Programme 09:50 Entry 10:00 Opening Ceremony 10:30 Ceremonial Parade of British Korean War Veterans 10:50 Gilnori (Samulnori genre) performed by Hanaldarae team to pronounce the start of the festival and pray for a successful festival 11:00 A series of traditional Korean dance performed … [Read More]

Enjoy the festival

Don’t be put off by the jaded travel professionals appearing in today’s more lengthy post. Go to Kingston tomorrow and have some fun. I hope the weather’s OK. As for the Trafalgar Square event, I’m afraid I’ve got to be elsewhere, so again can I ask you to take your digital cameras and send in … [Read More]