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Korean Culture Month: Illustrator Wooh Nayoung with Dr Yunah Lee

Celebrate Korean Culture Month with renowned illustrator Wooh Nayoung, known by her pen name ‘Obsidian’ as she explores the interplay between tradition and modernity in her work. Combining her training in both traditional-style Asian painting and game design, her illustrations have become a viral sensation and a unique way of promoting the beauty of Han-bok, … [Read More]

K-Pop meets Classical with MOO, at Foyles

As part of a month-long festival of events at Foyles to celebrate Korean Culture Month, young classical musicians have rearranged a selection of songs from K-pop, Korean Drama and Korean Film and transformed them into classical music pieces. Whether you’re a big fan of K-pop, Korean drama, Korean film and Korean children’s music or are … [Read More]

Fiona Bae in conversation with Na Kim

As part of a month-long festival of events at Foyles in partnership with the Korean Cultural Centre to celebrate Korean Culture Month, Fiona Bae, the author of Make, Break, Remix: The Rise of K-Style, discusses her bold and beautifully-made study of contemporary Korean style with designer Na Kim. Make, Break, Remix explores the extraordinary impact … [Read More]

Traditional Korean Music from ReMidas, at Foyles

As part of Korean Culture Month, ReMidas will be performing Korean Traditional music with the gayageum and the geomungo, two traditional Korean instruments. ReMidas is a duo featuring two exciting Korean musicians: Ji Hyun Park, who impressed UK audiences in 2019 with an outstanding performance as leader of Hey String, and Min-Young Kim, one of the foremost geomungo … [Read More]

Foyles Korean Culture Month 2019

As last year, Foyles is running a Korean Culture Month to launch the Autumn, in collaboration with the KCC. Four events, of which the first has sold out. K-Pop Dance Workshop with LoKo Friday 4th October 2019 6:30pm – 7:30pm Level 6 | Foyles | 107 Charing Cross Road | London WC2H 0DT | Free … [Read More]

Bae Suah in conversation at Foyles

Phillip Kim will be chairing a conversation with Bae Suah as part of Foyles Korean Culture Month 2019. Bae Suah in conversation Friday 25 October 2019, 19:00 – 21:00 Level 6 | Foyles | 107 Charing Cross Road | London WC2H 0DT Tickets: £5 Standard | Book tickets We’re incredibly excited to welcome Bae Suah, … [Read More]

A visit to Foyles during Korean Culture Month

Foyles’s Korean Culture Month runs from 13 October into the middle of November in partnership with the KCC. As part of the promotion, Korean books are displayed prominently by the ground floor information desk and on Level 4, where all their foreign language books are. You are able to sign up for a free exploratory … [Read More]

Jeong You-jeong in conversation at Foyles

As part of Foyles’s Korean Culture Month, leading South-Korean author Jeong You-Jeong (Seven Years of Darkness) joins them for a discussion about her work and to read from her latest novel The Good Son. Yu-jin wakes up covered in blood. There’s no sign of a break in and there’s a body downstairs. It’s the body of someone … [Read More]

Korean Culture Month at Foyles

There’s not much information yet on this event at Foyle’s in Charing Cross Road, other than that we know that Jeong You-jeong will be appearing on 3 November to talk about The Good Son. The following text is taken from the KCC’s Facebook page: Korean Culture Month at Foyles Charing Cross Road We are pleased … [Read More]