Min-Jung Kym with Philharmonia Orchestra in Barnstaple

Min-Jung Kym with Philharmonia Orchestra in Barnstaple

British pianist Min-Jung Kym has a widely-recognised reputation for her diverse range of styles and repertoire as a soloist, duo and chamber musician. A former Purcell School scholar, Min-Jung made her London solo concert début at the age of twelve with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall. Her numerous prizes and awards […]

Discover Korean Food #3: Dr. Sook-Ja Yoon’s Bibimbap (THE EAST Campaign in Association with The Institute of Traditional Korean Food)

Discover Korean Food #3: Dr. Sook-Ja Yoon’s Bibimbap (THE EAST Campaign in Association with The Institute of Traditional Korean Food)

Bibimbap is a dish mixed of cooked white rice, vegetables, beef, garnishes and fried red pepper paste. It is said that this dish came from the customs of memorial services and rural villages. This dish is very easy to prepare, just mixing together cooked white rice with various vegetables, namul and red pepper paste. ◎ […]

Visit Korea #1: Choenamdan Moseulpo (Southernmost) Yellowtail (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Korea Tourism Organization)

Visit Korea #1: Choenamdan Moseulpo (Southernmost) Yellowtail (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Korea Tourism Organization)

Date: 11.11.2008 ~ 16.11.2008 Venue: Jeju-do Namjeju-gun Daejeong-eup Maseulpo Port Transportation: To get there, take a taxi to Moseulpo Port from Jeju International Airport. It takes approximately 50 minutes. Interpreter guides in English, Japanese, and Chinese languages are available at the venue. Held for the 8th time in 2008, the Choenamdan Moseulpo Yellowtail Festival celebrates […]

World Travel Market – Now Open

World Travel Market – Now Open

World Travel Market is officially open and the halls are alive with visitors and exhibitors. With 5,500 exhibitors representing over 200 countries and regions and a packed seminar and conference programme.  Staged annually in London under one roof, World Travel Market is a must attend business to business exhibition that provides a unique opportunity for […]

Surface Matters: Machine Drawings by Tetsuo Fujimoto

Surface Matters: Machine Drawings by Tetsuo Fujimoto

Venue: Daiwa Foundation Japan House, 13/14 Cornwall Terrace, London NW1 4QP Date: 12 November 2008 – 17 December 2008 (Monday-Friday, 9.30am-5.00pm) Organised by: The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation Fujimoto describes his work as ‘machine drawings’ which are created through layers of stitches upon stitches, covering the base cloth and building up an extraordinary surface which ultimately […]

Visit Japan #1: Tori-no-Ichi (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Japan National Tourist Organization London Office)

Visit Japan #1: Tori-no-Ichi (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Japan National Tourist Organization London Office)

Dates:The days of the Tori or Rooster in November(the date changes each year, so please check the Japanese calendar) Places:Otori-jinja Shrine and other shrines City: 3-18-7, Senzoku, Taito-ku, Tokyo Tori or rooster is one of the Junishi or the twelve animal signs of the Oriental zodiac, namely, rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, […]

Korean Painting and Craft Art, "Korean Arts and Crafts: Tradition and Creativity"

Korean Painting and Craft Art, "Korean Arts and Crafts: Tradition and Creativity"

Date: 11 Nov 2008 – 4 December 2008 Venue: Korean Cultural Centre UK, Grand Buildings, 1-3 Strand, London WC2N 5BW The exhibition showcases JU-WON JANG, NAMI KIM, CHEON-BO, and YOUNG-JUN KIM, four Korean artists who have shaped recent developments in precious ornaments, embroidery, painting and modern lacquer manufacturing. Korean Jade by Ju-won JANG Jade has […]

Japanese Studies at SOAS

Japanese Studies at SOAS

Japanese Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London is one of the UK’s main centres for Japanese Studies. In a recent interview with the JICC, Dr. Barbara Pizziconi, Lecturer in Japanese Applied Linguistics and Head of the Japan section, described the development of SOAS, the courses currently […]

Masterpieces of Ukiyo-e

Masterpieces of Ukiyo-e

Date: 12 December 2008 – 15 March 2009 Venue: Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington, London SW7 2RL Julie and Robert Breckman Gallery and part of the Edwin and Susan Davies Galleries (rooms 90 and 88a). A smaller selection of prints will also be on display in the Toshiba Gallery of Japanese Art and Design […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club