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2024 Korea Day in Sheffield

Get the most unique Korean experience in Sheffield! This event celebrates both traditional and modern Korean cultures. Experience Korea through traditional Korean music performances by Shilla Ensemble, Taekwondo demonstration by a local Taekwondo team, and performances by Sheffield K-pop dance society. Korean dance groups from across the UK will also come to compete for the … [Read More]

UCLAN Korean Culture Day

The lively International Institute of Korean Studies at the University of Central Lancashire celebrates a Korean Culture Day with the KCC, part of a broader two-day event on the campus, details of which you can find on the IKSU’s home page. Event schedule 12:30-12:45 Opening ceremony 12:45-13:15 Performance by Shilla Ensemble Cheongseonggok for solo daegeum … [Read More]

Sheffield Korea Day 2023

The University of Sheffield Korea Society’s celebration of Korean culture from the traditional to the contemporary. A fun-filled day of live performances, tasty food & unique experiences. There will be a variety of stalls on the day from food to Kpop merchandise Calligraphy: A Calligrapher will showcase his talents while creating gifts for everyone interested … [Read More]

Celebrate Seollal at the British Museum

Join us in celebrating Lunar New Year with magical musical and dance performances by the Shilla Ensemble in the Great Court. Drawing on both contemporary and traditional music, the programme is inspired by the five colours significant in Korean culture – white, black, blue, yellow and red. Hyelim Kim (Daegeum) will be joined by Jieun … [Read More]

Sheffield Korea Day 2022

An annual celebration since 2018 (though I think there was an inevitable hiatus last year), this year’s Korea Day in Sheffield is on 12 March: We hear that the Shilla ensemble will be among the performers. Sheffield Korea Day 2022 Saturday 12 March 2022, 12 noon – 5pm The Octagon Centre | Clarkson Street | … [Read More]

Gallery: Chuseok celebrations at the British Museum

The early Autumn brought two simultaneous Chuseok celebrations in the London area on 18 September: the harvest fest in New Malden, organised by KBCE, and a special event at the British Museum. Over the past months we’ve been starved of live music, and it was great to be able to hear the Shilla Ensemble perform … [Read More]

Yor-K: Korea Day in York

York St John University is collaborating with the KCCUK to present a day of Korean culture in York: family-friendly cultural activities during the day and music at the Theatre Royal in the evening. Details below: Yor-K: Korea Day in York The Quad, York St John University, Lord Mayor’s Walk, York, YO31 7EX. Saturday 17 July … [Read More]

Korea Day 2020 in Sheffield

This is the third Korea Day in Sheffield. Sheffield Korea Day 2020 Octagon Sheffield | Clarkson Street | Sheffield S10 2TQ Sunday 1st March 2020, 12:00 – 17:00 Tickets £5 | Book tickets 12 and under: FREE entry – e may ask for proof of age upon entry Check the event’s Facebook page for updates … [Read More]

Making and Sharing Kimchi Project: the 2019 Kimjang Festival

The culmination of many months’ preparation is here. Kimjang: Making and Sharing Kimchi is a project made possible by money raised by National Lottery players. It involves recording, archiving and distributing 20 authentic kimchi recipes and personal Kimjang experiences from North, South and Chinese-Korean residents, and hosting an annual Kimjang Festival on New Malden High … [Read More]

Event news: Korea Day in Sheffield

A day of Korean culture in Sheffield: Korea Day in Sheffield Sunday 11 March 2018, 12-5pm The Octagon Centre | Clarkson Street | Sheffield S10 2TQ Tickets: £5 | Book via Sheffield Students’ Union The University of Sheffield Korea Society in collaboration with K-pop Dance Society are pleased to announce UoS’s first annual Korea Day! … [Read More]

Event news: Korea Day in Nottingham

A special evening of Korean culture in Nottingham: Korea Day in Nottingham Friday 9 March, 7:30 pm Lakeside Arts, Nottingham | Reserve tickets (link not working at time of posting) K-Pop Dance: The University of Nottingham Korean Society K-Pop Dance Group Traditional Korean Music and Dance : ‘The Shilla Ensemble’ Korea day in Nottingham is … [Read More]