Discover Korean Food #4: Dr. Sook-Ja Yoon’s "Cabbage Kimchi" (THE EAST Campaign in Association with The Institute of Traditional Korean Food)

Discover Korean Food #4: Dr. Sook-Ja Yoon’s "Cabbage Kimchi" (THE EAST Campaign in Association with The Institute of Traditional Korean Food)

Baechu-kimchi is made by fermenting brined Korean cabbage with Korean radish, vegetables, salt-fermented seafood, ground red pepper and various seasonings. Kimchi is a quintessential side dish that is served without fail on dining tables in Korea. Kimchi was approved as an International Standard Food by Codex in 2001. Certain studies have shown a link between […]

Asiana Airlines Awarded the Best in-Flight Service by American Global Traveler

Asiana Airlines Awarded the Best in-Flight Service by American Global Traveler

Asiana Airlines (President : Young-Doo Yoon), for fifth consecutive year, was awarded Best Onboard Service & Flight Attendants Award as well as Best Trans-Pacific Airline Award from American Global Traveler Magazine. The awards are given to the airlines that scored best in the readers’ survey executed by Global Traveler Magazine. The survey conducted in the […]

Visit Korea #4: Temple Stay (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Korea Tourism Organization)

Visit Korea #4: Temple Stay (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Korea Tourism Organization)

A Temple Stay is a cultural-experience program designed to help people understand Korean Buddhism better. Temple stays offer various kinds of practicing methods such as Yebul (ceremonial service involving chanting), Chamseon (Zen meditation), Dado (tea ceremony) and Baru Gongyang (communal Buddhist meal service). Participants can find their ‘true self’ amongst the harmony of nature while […]

National Martial Arts Medal Haul

National Martial Arts Medal Haul

The Kuk Sool Won Martial Artists from Oxshott, Claygate and New Malden entered the National Championships on November 29th and won a total of 25 medals between them, putting them in the Top 10 performing clubs in the country. The UK Championships in Birmingham attracted over four hundred competitors from more than sixty Kuk Sool […]

Love and Honor (Takuya Kimura, Rei Dan)

Love and Honor (Takuya Kimura, Rei Dan)

Date: 12 December 2008 ~15 January 2009 Venue: The Institute of Contemporary Art, The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH Tel: 020 7930 3647 Web site: http://www.ica.org.uk/ Growing tired of his menial job tasting the Shogun’s meals for poison, Shinnojo Mimura (Takuya Kimura) dreams of opening a dojo for children. His hopes are dashed however, after some […]

Visit Korea #3: Yongpyong Resort (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Korea Tourism Organization)

Visit Korea #3: Yongpyong Resort (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Korea Tourism Organization)

Yongpyong Resort has the most slopes out of all the resorts in Korea, but it is also extremely famous as a film location. This was where the popular drama Winter Sonata was filmed, and you can still find mementoes of the drama at the resort. Yongpyong resort has also hosted an international ski championship, due […]

Candy Art & Picture-Story Show

Candy Art & Picture-Story Show

Date & Venue 9 Dec – Daiwa Japan House, Daiwa Foundation Japan House, 13/14 Cornwall Terrace, London NW1 4QP 12 Dec – Kitchen studio in West London 13 Dec – The Japanese School in Acton Dokudami Komachi is a two-women performance unit, performing traditional Japanese arts. Amezaiku is a traditional Japanese folk art of sculpting […]

See Korean Film #1: Christmas in August (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Koreanfilm.org & Korean Cultural Centre UK)

See Korean Film #1: Christmas in August (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Koreanfilm.org & Korean Cultural Centre UK)

Date: 11th December, 7pm Venue: Korean Cultural Centre UK, Ground Floor, 1 Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5EJ Fee: Free (Booking is Necessary for your free ticket) Tel: +44 (0)20 7004 2600 Web site: www.london.korean-culture.org Email: info@kccuk.org.uk Review by Darcy Paquet (Koreanfilm.org) This is a debut feature by director Hur Jin-ho and stars two of the […]

Japanese Cinema for Busy People II Special

Japanese Cinema for Busy People II Special

Date: 3 December 2008 from 6.30pm Venue: Japan Foundation, London The Japan Foundation will host this special lecture as a supplement to our successful series Japanese Cinema for Busy People II. In this event, Jasper Sharp will provide an insight into the history and development of one of the most intriguing genres of Japanese cinema, […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club