The Korean Cultural Centre in London has been operating a book club ever since Korea was named as the the market focus at the London Book Fair back back in 2014. Four years later and the book club is still going strong. It is a great way to get access to Korean translated literature and discuss the book with those who bear a similar interest in the culture. The book club takes place on the last Wednesday of every month and it is really easy to apply. (January and December at the months that the book club does not take … Continue reading Immerse yourself in Korean translated literature at the KCCUK
In the third of the KCCUK’s East meets West Concert, our attention is turned to the Space in which the music was written and played. This is a rare opportunity to hear Yeongsanhoesang as well as late works for cello … Continue reading [Music Event] East Meets West Concert 3: Space – 2nd August
8th July 2017 in London Olympia saw the return of the London Korean festival. The last time such an event was held, was back in 2015 on the 9th August, in Trafalgar Square. It attracted some 40,000 people … Continue reading London Korean Festival 8th July – with Feel Korea
I was invited by the Korean Cultural Centre to watch Boomerang Family starring Je-Moon Yoon. I took my friend and we were invited backstage to to the after party, where it was the closing of the Korean Film Festival. Canapes and drinks were served. Yeo-Jong Yoon was also there as well the director Hae Sung Song. My friend fell in love with Je-Moon and I plucked up the courage to request a picture with him. Above was the result. A lovely end to a great festival. Looking forward to this years..! Continue reading Reliving the Korean Film Festival 2013
So there I was trying to get a place on the coveted Korean literature night at the Korean Cultural Centre to discuss the book, Please look after mother by Kyoug Sook Shin. I had the pleasure of having read the book already. The KCC rarely do anything literature related and its such a joy to encounter when they do. Unfortunately I was not successful and missed out on the first literature night that took place last month in Feb. Feeling left out, I thought due the limited number of spaces, people must be feeling the same and surely there was … Continue reading I started a Korean Novel Book Club!!