Event Archive 2016

Below is a listing of 2016 events, with links to the original event notice. Where LKL has reviewed the event, an additional link is provided.

Dennis Rodman's Big Bang in Pyongyang31 Dec - 05 Jan 2017
Event news: 43rd London Open Go Congress 201628 Dec - 31 Dec 2016
The KCC announces its 2017 Call for Artists16 Dec 2016
Event news: an introduction to Korean beauty tips and products08 Dec 2016
Korean Sounds Christmas Concert07 Dec 2016
Exhibition news: Jinhee Park — Surface Layer Time, at Clerkenwell Gallery06 Dec - 11 Dec 2016
Exhibition news: Hyemin Son + John Reardon — Flat Flat Shiny Cat, at the KCC01 Dec - 22 Dec 2016
Event news: an introduction to the UK Exceptional Talent visa29 Nov 2016
Exhibition news: Hwang Seontae — Between Light and Space, at Pontone Gallery25 Nov - 24 Dec 2016
Event news: Under the Sun – Vitaly Mansky’s DPRK documentary screens at the KCC18 Nov 2016
Event news: the 1st Global North Korea Freedom Week14 Nov - 19 Nov 2016
Korean Horror Movies: A Different Perspective10 Nov 2016
2016 London Korean Film Festival03 Nov - 27 Nov 2016Here
Event news: November talks hosted by the All Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea02 Nov - 17 Nov 2016
Seminar news: Ambassador Ra Jong-Yil on Jang Songtaek02 Nov 2016
Event news: the hottest K-food in London01 Nov 2016
Exhibition news: Bae Joonsung, at Pontone Gallery28 Oct - 20 Nov 2016
Event news: Sunwook Kim plays Mozart, Schubert & Beethoven at the Wigmore25 Oct 2016
Event news: K-music 2016 — Modern Table present Darkness Poomba, 24-25 Oct24 Oct - 25 Oct 2016Here
2016 London East Asia Film Festival22 Oct - 30 Oct 2016Here
Event news: K-music 2016 — Danpyunsun and The Sailors + Asian Chairshot, 21 Oct21 Oct 2016Here
Park Chan-wook retrospective @LEAFF 201621 Oct - 30 Oct 2016Here
Exhibition news: Kitty Jun-Im — Connected Moment, at Han Collection21 Oct - 29 Oct 2016
Festival news: the first edition of LEAFF announces its programme20 Oct - 30 Oct 2016Here
Hwang Jungeun book launch at London Review Bookshop20 Oct 2016Here
Korean films in LEAFF’s Competition, Official Selection and Stories of Women sections20 Oct - 30 Oct 2016Here
Event news: Art & Disaster-3D printing — artist talk20 Oct 2016
Event news: Korean Cultural Day(s) at New Malden Methodist Church20 Oct - 23 Oct 2016
Exhibition news: Excavating the Sky, at The Square Gallery18 Oct - 30 Oct 2016
Exhibition news: Sun Ju Lee — assembly passage, at Willesden Green Library14 Oct - 30 Nov 2016
Event news: Cyrano Agency and Fasten Your Seatbelt are October’s screenings at the KCC13 Oct - 27 Oct 2016
Event news: King’s College London Contemporary Korea Speaker Series13 Oct - 08 Nov 2016
Event news: K-music 2016 — National Gugak Centre, 12 Oct12 Oct 2016
Shin Sang-ok double bill at the Regent Street Cinema12 Oct - 13 Oct 2016Here
Event news: K-music 2016 — Kyungso Park & Andy Sheppard, 11 Oct11 Oct 2016Here
Event news: DGC K-pop dance show #1009 Oct 2016
Exhibition news: Kim Jin-kwan solo show at 5th Base Gallery07 Oct - 12 Oct 2016
Exhibition news: Koo Jeong A — Riptide: KCC’s Artist of the Year exhibition07 Oct - 19 Nov 2016
Train to Busan is the final LKFF 2016 Teaser screening06 Oct 2016Here
Korean films at the 2016 BFI London Film Festival05 Oct - 13 Oct 2016Here
Event news: KCC House Concert with the Rogeri String Trio04 Oct 2016
Event news: K-music 2016 — Jambinai, 3 Oct03 Oct 2016Here
Event news: Flatmates v Zombies 2, at Tristan Bates Theatre03 Oct 2016
Autumn 2016 seminars at SOAS30 Sep - 31 Dec 2016
Event news: Okkyung Lee and Bill Orcutt at Cafe Oto28 Sep 2016
Exhibition news: Korean Artist Crew — Garnish, at NuDawn28 Sep - 03 Oct 2016
Event news: K-music 2016 — Idiotape + Patients, 27 Sept27 Sep 2016Here
Conference news: the 4th World Congress for Hallyu26 Sep - 28 Sep 2016
10th K-pop academy24 Sep - 26 Nov 2016
Event news: UK-Korea business seminar23 Sep 2016
The Lovers and the Despot comes online and to theatres23 Sep 2016Here
Exhibition news: Ceramics by Oh Man-chul, at Han Collection22 Sep - 05 Oct 2016
Korean designers at 100% Design and Tent London21 Sep - 25 Sep 2016
Event news: K-music 2016 — Youn Sun Nah, 20 Sept20 Sep 2016Here
Korean culture workshops at KCC20 Sep - 23 Nov 2016
Event news: Chuseok celebrations in Kingston17 Sep 2016
Chuseok at the British Museum – 17 Sept17 Sep 2016
Chuseok at the British Museum – 16 Sept16 Sep 2016
Event news: K-music 2016 — Jeong Ga Ak Hoe, 15-17 Sept15 Sep - 17 Sep 2016Here
K-music 2016 – the official press release15 Sep - 25 Oct 2016Here
Event news: Chuseok at the British Museum15 Sep - 17 Sep 2016
Event news: Saving My Hubby and Scandal Makers are September’s screenings at the KCC15 Sep - 29 Sep 2016
Chuseok at the British Museum – 15 Sept15 Sep 2016
Exhibition news: Korean artists at Start Art Fair15 Sep - 18 Sep 2016Here
Exhibition news: Valerie Beston Artists’ Trust: First Decade, at Marlborough Fine Arts09 Sep - 17 Sep 2016
Exhibition news: Baek Kyung-sook’s donated Haenyeo photographs, at Jeju Stone Park09 Sep - 08 Nov 2016
Conference news: the Joint East Asian Studies Conference07 Sep - 09 Sep 2016
South Korea at London Design Biennale 201607 Sep - 27 Sep 2016Here
Event news: ArtTalk – Creative Relationships in London06 Sep 2016
Kang Ik-joong -- Moon Jar, at Robilant+Voena06 Sep - 23 Sep 2016Here
Exhibition news: Yun Hyong-keun at Simon Lee Gallery06 Sep - 29 Sep 2016Here
Event news: Korean Culture Day in Battersea03 Sep 2016
Screening: Kim Seong-hun's Tunnel02 Sep - 08 Sep 2016Here
Thames installation: Kang Ik-joong's Floating Dreams01 Sep - 30 Sep 2016Here
Event news: 2 K-horror hits at Frightfest27 Aug - 29 Aug 2016
Event news: August’s literature night features Jung Young Moon25 Aug 2016
Event news: Korean Sounds 4 — Summer Aria24 Aug 2016
Event news: Bongsu Park Crossing Over — Ritual of Grief13 Aug - 20 Aug 2016Here
Event news: Save the Green Planet and No. 3 are August’s films at the KCC11 Aug - 25 Aug 2016
Event news: Korean Shakespeare in Theory and Practice08 Aug 2016Here
Event news: Ongals – Babbling Comedy returns to Kingston05 Aug 2016
Lee Seok-hoon’s Himalaya screens at Regent Street Cinema04 Aug 2016Here
Korean performers and artists at Edinburgh Fringe 201603 Aug - 29 Aug 2016Here
Exhibition news: Make Your Movements – crafts at the KCC from 1 August01 Aug - 17 Sep 2016
Jason Bae piano recital at KCC26 Jul 2016
Maya Youssef, Cheng Yu + Hyelim Kim at Club Inégales23 Jul 2016Here
July KCC screenings: My Teacher, Mr. Kim + King of Jokgu14 Jul - 28 Jul 2016Here
Koo Jeong A's Art Night installation in Charing Cross02 Jul 2016Here
Exhibition news: Oh Se-Yeol — The Layers of Memory, at Pontone Gallery01 Jul - 24 Jul 2016
Event news: Lynn Czae piano recital at Schott Music Room23 Jun 2016
Concert news: Korean Sounds 3 comes to Kings Place, 22 June22 Jun 2016
Event news: Remembering Dictators – The Politics of Bronze Statues in South Korea and Taiwan22 Jun 2016
Exhibition news: Existing City/New Resource, at the KCC20 Jun - 16 Jul 2016
Event news: HaHaHa and Singles are June’s screenings at the KCC16 Jun - 30 Jun 2016
Exhibition news: Seoung Ku Lee — From Nature: Mental Images, at Han Collection16 Jun - 30 Jun 2016
Gamin at Spitalfields Festival – programme details15 Jun 2016Here
Purcell and improvisation with Korean instruments14 Jun - 15 Jun 2016Here
Event news: Sounds of Korea, at SOAS10 Jun 2016
Event news: Ambassador Kathleen Stephens gives Ra Jong-il Annual Lecture03 Jun 2016
Event news: Neon Bunny to perform in Kilburn03 Jun 2016Here
Conference news: 5th Korean Screen Culture Conference02 Jun - 04 Jun 2016
Event news: Architecture Arttalk at the KCC, 2 June02 Jun 2016
Event news: Jang Jae-hyun’s The Priests screens at Picturehouse Central02 Jun 2016Here
Event news: Dead Buttons and others play The Forge25 May 2016
Patients UK tour25 May - 05 Jun 2016
Hay Joung Hwang's LG Smart Garden at Chelsea Flower Show24 May - 28 May 2016Here
Event news: Barberettes and Danpyunsun & the Sailors perform in Brighton21 May 2016
Event news: Jambinai returns to London16 May 2016
Event news: B.A.P tour comes to London13 May 2016Here
Event news: an evening with Korean authors Han Yujoo and Cheon Myeong-kwan13 May 2016
Event news: Granny’s Got Talent and C’est Si Bon are May’s screenings at the KCC12 May - 26 May 2016
Exhibition news: Lee Kang-hyo at Sylvester Fine Art11 May - 05 Jun 2016
Event news: K-Lit in the age of Korean Cool10 May 2016Here
Sewol families visit UK10 May - 11 May 2016
Event news: Joo Yeon Sir’s concert diary for May includes a Karl Jenkins premier05 May - 22 May 2016Here
Gig news: Giriboy, DJ SQ, Illustrious One in Shoreditch01 May 2016
Event news: The Wind is Blowing + Jeju’s Aching Heart, at Deptford Cinema30 Apr 2016
Event news: Jane Portal on art and archaeology in North Korea29 Apr 2016
Exhibition news: Sacred Art – an international group exhibition at Aberglasney House, Carmarthen29 Apr - 05 May 2016
KCC’s April Korean Literature Night features Cheon Myung-kwan’s Modern Family28 Apr 2016Here
Exhibition news: Hoyeon Kang – How to Shout Yahoo, at the KCC19 Apr - 27 May 2016
Shine Artists open in Chelsea19 Apr - 15 May 2016
Lee Joon-ik's The Throne screens at Regent St Cinema18 Apr 2016Here
Event news: “Cruel State” documentary screening and 2nd anniversary Sewol Silent Protest16 Apr 2016
Event news: Rock Bottom Crew at the Underworld, Camden14 Apr 2016
Event news: Sunny and Barking Dogs are April’s KCC screenings12 Apr - 28 Apr 2016Here
Young Koreans feature prominently in this year’s Menuhin Competition07 Apr - 17 Apr 2016
Event news: Jason Bae & Sulki Yu with RPO members at King’s Place06 Apr 2016
Event news: ARTTALK – Filmic Dialogue with Yunjoo Kwak and Igor Sevcuk04 Apr 2016
KCCUK Spring 2016 Call for Artists31 Mar - 30 Apr 2016
Exhibition news: Kye Sook Park at Riverhouse Arts Centre30 Mar - 17 Apr 2016
Event news: A feast of Traditional Korean Dance22 Mar 2016
Event news: two screenings featuring Lee Mi-sook in March17 Mar - 31 Mar 2016
Event news: Great Exhibitionists – Braedalyn, at the RCM17 Mar 2016
Event news: Business Opportunities with Korea, in Birmingham15 Mar 2016
Event news: I am Sun Mu screens at Human Rights Watch Film Fest13 Mar - 16 Mar 2016Here
Event news: Seong-jin Cho’s St John’s Smith Square debut11 Mar 2016
Conference news: The Commission of Inquiry — What Next?11 Mar 2016
Event news: an evening with 3 North Korean exiles10 Mar 2016
Event news: UK-Korea Creative Industries Forum07 Mar 2016
Live Statue protest in support of "Comfort Women"05 Mar 2016Here
Event news: ARTTALK — What is Dansaekhwa?03 Mar 2016
Concert news: Joo Yeon Sir’s St John’s Smith Square debut01 Mar 2016
Exhibition news: Two Seeds of Early Spring, at the RCA01 Mar - 05 Mar 2016
Event news: Benson Lee’s Seoul Searching to screen at Asia House film fest27 Feb 2016
KCC screening: The Pirates25 Feb 2016Here
2016 Korean Literature Nights25 Feb - 24 Nov 2016Here
Event news: State of Play, a documentary on pro-gamers, to screen at Asia House film fest23 Feb 2016
Exhibition news: Abstractions & Figurations, at Gallery 5422 Feb - 28 Feb 2016
Conference news: Addressing violence against women and girls in the DPRK22 Feb 2016Here
Event news: History 히스토리 to perform in Islington21 Feb 2016
Event news: Dok2 + The Quiett to perform at The Laundry19 Feb 2016
Exhibition news: Print Matters — KCCUK’s contribution to London Fashion Week15 Feb - 24 Mar 2016
Exhibition news: No Monkey Business14 Feb 2016
Yiyun Kang presents her site-specific work in the V+A12 Feb 2016Here
Event news: Korean ‘Comfort Women’ — Listen to Their Voices, Hear Their Cries.12 Feb 2016
Event news: A Hard Day screens at the KCC11 Feb 2016Here
Exhibition news: Michael Joo — Radiohalo, at Blain Southern09 Feb - 09 Apr 2016
Conference news: LSE SU Korea Future Forum 201606 Feb 2016
An opportunity to hear Ban Ki-moon in London05 Feb 2016Here
Event news: Sung Hwan Kim in Arttalk at KCC05 Feb 2016
Event news: inaugural Korean Sounds concert at Kings Place03 Feb 2016
Exhibition: ART KOREA London03 Feb - 03 Mar 2016
Event news: Onejoon Che in Dialogues of Space Arttalk02 Feb 2016
Event news: BKS Go Evening to celebrate Lunar New Year02 Feb 2016
Event news: A talk with North Korean refugee Sungju Lee01 Feb 2016
Event news: two screenings of Hong Sang-soo’s In Another Country26 Jan - 28 Jan 2016
Exhibition news: Junebum Park in Digital Generation23 Jan - 06 Mar 2016Here
Centre of Korean Studies early 2016 seminars22 Jan - 27 May 2016
Noh Suntag: Dance of Order | Really Good, Murder21 Jan - 12 Mar 2016Here
Art Fair news: Kyung Hwa Shon solo exhibition at London Art Fair 201620 Jan - 24 Jan 2016Here
Korean galleries at London Art Fair 201620 Jan - 24 Jan 2016Here
Art Fair news: Hanmi Gallery presents Guem MinJeong at LAF20 Jan - 24 Jan 2016Here
Dansaekhwa exhibition at The Arts Club18 Jan - 16 Apr 2016Here
Event news: APPGNK on Sanctioning North Korea18 Jan 2016
Exhibition news: Park Seo-Bo — Ecriture 1967-198115 Jan - 12 Mar 2016
Book launch: Han Kang's Human Acts11 Jan - 13 Jan 2016Here
Event news: Social Change in North Korea – Current Trends and Future Prospects08 Jan 2016
Supporters of Comfort Women to protest outside Korean Embassy06 Jan 2016
P'yongyang - a new play by In-Sook Chappell05 Jan - 30 Jan 2016Here
Exhibition news: Heeseung Chung and Onejoon Che — Dialogues of Space15 Dec - 06 Feb 2016
Exhibition: Shin Kiwoun - Bate's Room15 Dec - 05 Jan 2016Here
Event news: You for Me for You – a new play about North Korean border-crossers03 Dec - 09 Jan 2016Here
Exhibition: Christine Sun Kim - Rustle Tustle27 Nov - 30 Jan 2016
Exhibition news: Kyung Hwa Shon in UK/RAINE24 Nov - 03 Jan 2016
Yiyun Kang V+A residency studio visits14 Oct - 30 Mar 2016