London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Bang Yongguk plays the The Underworld, Camden

Bang Yong Guk, former leader of B.A.P, will be touring Europe this March in 5 cities – a powerful and sentimental lyricist who will be releasing his new album soon. Wednesday 27 March 2019 from 17:30-21:30 | Facebook event page Underworld Camden | 174 Camden High St | Camden Town | London NW1 0NE 5:30PM: … [Read More]

B.A.P “Forever with BABYz” Tour in London

By my reckoning this will be B.A.P’s third live gig in London. Welcome back. B.A.P “Forever with BABYz” Tour Tuesday, 4 December 2018 from 18:00-22:00 | Buy tickets Troxy | 490 Commercial Road | London E1 0HX It’s time for B.A.P’s return to London and the UK with this special show at Troxy. Catch the … [Read More]

A review of the London Korean year 2016

As is traditional at this time of year, we look back at some of the highlights of the London Korean Year. Exhibitions Is it my imagination, or was there less going on this year? Certainly from the perspective of contemporary art, we have been through a lull this year. With HADA Contemporary gone, Mokspace reborn … [Read More]

Event news: B.A.P tour comes to London

Fans will have booked their tickets and pre-ordered their merchandise weeks ago, but for the record: B.A.P Live On Earth 2016 World Tour — London Awake!! Date: 13th May (FRI) 8:00 PM Venue: The Coronet Theatre | 28 New Kent Road | London SE1 6TJ | coronettheatre.co.uk Tickets: www.ticketmaster.co.uk Ticket prices: £69 / 99 / … [Read More]

Event news: B.A.P at the O2 Academy Brixton

Popular in Germany, and now on their way to London: B.A.P – Live On Earth London 2014 O2 Academy Brixton Sun 27 April 14 Door time: 7.00pm Show time: 8.00pm It’s B.A.P’s first live appearance in Europe! B.A.P, which stands for Best, Absolute, Perfect, is one of Korea’s most successful bands of our time. Get … [Read More]

Looking back at 2013: Entertainment news

In the third of five retrospective articles, we recall some of the entertainment stories that caught our eye in 2013. Korean box office records were broken in 2013. Korean films accounted for 59.5 percent of box office takings, with the feel-good drama Miracle in Cell 7 gaining 12.8 million admissions. The big new band to … [Read More]

Saharial’s Entertainment Weekly: SHINee and B.A.P battle it out

Welcome to anther week in K-pop – a little delayed thanks to a full working weekend (doncha just love them??). So without further ado… SHINee: Dream Girl – The Misconceptions of You has been released and is being promoted on the usual music shows: http://youtu.be/vhxjEXDAy6s dance version: http://youtu.be/EzNaAY2yn6g. Their album rose to the top of … [Read More]

Saharial’s Entertainment Weekly: Aegyo perfection from Two X, B.A.P’s bank-busting MV, and more

Two X (투엑스, J. Tune Camp, part of JYP Entertainment), a five-member girl group who made their debut last August, have released their second single “Ring Ma Bell” (http://youtu.be/wKp0EdDEl3k). Produced by Rado, the track is an electronic dance song, and the MV differs from their first release “Double Up” (http://youtu.be/zM3KEOzGw6M) and should contain a warning … [Read More]