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‘Rising Stars’ – Lunch Time Classical Concerts

‘Rising Stars’ – Lunch Time Classical Concerts

As a part of the ‘K-Music Festival’, the Korean Cultural Centre UK warmly welcomes you to this series of lunch time concerts by 10 young talented Korean students from the Royal College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music. Dates: Monday, 17th June ~ Friday, 21st June (Everyday, 1-2pm) Venue: Korean Cultural Centre UK, […]

Uhuhboo Project and Pere Ubu

Uhuhboo Project and Pere Ubu

Long-standing pioneers of avant-garde Korean pop music, Uhuhboo Project take to the Scala stage as part of the K-Music 2013 Festival.” Uhuhboo Project’s music is simply impressive.” Choreographer Pina Bausch Also on the bill at this concert are Pere Ubu who, since their formation in the mid-1970s, have been changing the face of rock music, […]

The National Orchestra of Korea

The National Orchestra of Korea

After major concerts around the world, the National Orchestra of Korea finally make their London debut with this Barbican concert, which opens the K-Music Festival, a London-wide celebration of the best of Korean music. Under their artistic director Won Il, this acclaimed Orchestra have developed a special voice in Korean culture – drawing on traditional […]

London Korean Film Night: Secret Sunshine (2007)

London Korean Film Night: Secret Sunshine (2007)

A master of intensely emotional human dramas, director Lee Chang-dong is a luminary of contemporary Korean cinema, and his place on the international stage was cemented by this stirring and unpredictable work examining grief and deliverance. An effortless mix of lightness and uncompromising darkness, Secret Sunshine (Miryang) stars Cannes best actress winner Jeon Do-yeon as […]

London Korean Film Night: Bound by Chastity (1962)

London Korean Film Night: Bound by Chastity (1962)

In a still rural and severely Confucianist Korea, beautiful Han joins the house of a very young husband. Unfortunately he prematurely dies, and Han must resign herself to live, beside a paragon of virtue mother-in-law, a life of contrition under the authority of the arch of chastity. But Korea is modernising. A seasonal worker back […]

London Korean Film Night: I Wish I Had a Wife (2000)

London Korean Film Night: I Wish I Had a Wife (2000)

Bong-soo is the most straight-laced person you would ever meet, he is never late and he never missed a day of work. One day, bored of the routine, Bong-soo decides to skip work just this once and spend some time with friends. He starts to call someone only to realise that there is no one […]

London Korean Film Night: Madame Freedom (1956)

London Korean Film Night: Madame Freedom (1956)

In 1950s Korea a college professor exchanges harmless affection with a female pupil while his wife and her married lady friends become hooked on the latest American dance crazes while meeting other men. Director: Hyeong-mo Han Running Time: 125m (cert 18, Eng Sub) Screening Date: 7pm May 23, 2013 Theatre: Digital Archive, KCCUK

My Dear Enemy (2008)

My Dear Enemy (2008)

Single, jobless and broke, 30-something Hee-soo is miserable. To get back on her feet she comes up with a plan to track down her ex, Byoung-woon, and re-claim the 3 ½ million won he owes her. Byoung-woon is also penniless but surprisingly happy for he knows the girls who are willing to give him money. […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club