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, […]

Visit Japan #3: Chichibu Yomatsuri (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Japan National Tourist Organization London Office)

Visit Japan #3: Chichibu Yomatsuri (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Japan National Tourist Organization London Office)

Dates: December 2nd and 3rd Venue: Chichibu Shrine (City:1-1, Banba-machi, Chichibu City, Saitama Prefecture) Chichibu Yomatsuri is a festival of Chichibu Shrine which has a history of more than 2,000 years. It is one of Japan’s three greatest hikiyama (float) festivals, together with the Gion Matsuri of Kyoto (July 1st-31st) and the Takayama Matsuri of […]

Wild Japan: Sex in Japanese Cinema of the 60s and 70s

Wild Japan: Sex in Japanese Cinema of the 60s and 70s

Date: 1 December 2008 – 30 December 2008 Venue: BFI Southbank The sexual preoccupations of Wakamatsu’s movie were indicative of a rising and unstoppable tide. The first Japanese screen kiss came late (in 1946) but only a decade later a cycle of taiyozoku (or ‘Sun Tribe Films’), which centred around the decadent generation of post-war […]

Visit Japan #2: Yokohama Triennale 2008 (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Japan National Tourist Organization London Office)

Visit Japan #2: Yokohama Triennale 2008 (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Japan National Tourist Organization London Office)

Title: YOKOHAMA TRIENNALE 2008 YOKOHAMA 2008 (International Triennale of Contemporary Art) Duration: 13 September – 30 November 2008 (79 days / Open Every Day) Opening hours: 10:00 – 18:00 (entrance until 17:00) Venue: Central and Waterfront Sites in Yokohama The Yokohama Triennale series of international exhibitions of contemporary art, first held in 2001, make its […]

>Workshop on Japanese and Anglo-Saxon Mythology: A Relationship

>Date: 24 November – 7 December 2008 Venue: Greenwich Dance Agency, The Borough Halls, Royal Hill, London, SE10 8RE Contact: Tel: 07912 620611Email: info@theatreadinfinitum.co.uk A two-week research and development workshop, exploring the mythological relationships between the two cultures, culminating in a presentation of the actors’ findings on the 7th of December.Merging physical theatre disciplines such […]

Visit Korea #2: 2008 International Migratory Bird Festival (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Korea Tourism Organization)

Visit Korea #2: 2008 International Migratory Bird Festival (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Korea Tourism Organization)

Period: 19.11.2008 ~ 23.11.2008 (Opening ceremony will be held on Wendseday November 19 at 11:00 a.m.) Address: Jeollabuk-do Gunsan-si Seongsan-myeon 411-1 Location: Gunsan-si (Geumgang Migratory Bird Observatory and Geumgang lake) Performance Times Transportation: To get here, take a train to Gunsan Station, then take a taxi for about 2 kilometers to the Geumgang Migratory Bird […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club