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!!
Greetings I did mention in an earlier post that I had another blog, one that I would cease updating. It seems that the blog has been accepted onto the Korean Blog List. So after carefully considering some design comments re both the sites, I have decided to keep both. The adventures of Countess in Corea will focus on exactly this, my adventures in the land of the morning calm. This blog shall be mostly about the Korean customs and cultures that I have come to know about. This week, I shall focus on my adventure and discovery of the Korean Cultural Centre situated at Trafalgar Sqauare. This … Continue reading Another blog……