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Make Your Movement: Korean Contemporary Objects, A New Approach

Make Your Movement: Korean Contemporary Objects, A New Approach

The Korea Craft and Design Foundation presents Make Your Movement: Korean Contemporary Objects, A New Approach (1 August to 17 September), an exhibition curated to showcase a new phase in Korean craft, influenced by the concept of ‘movement’, at the Korean Cultural Centre in London. The exhibition brings together 18 designers, makers and craftsmen from […]

London Korean Film Night: The King of Jokgu (2013)

London Korean Film Night: The King of Jokgu (2013)

Man-seob (An Jae-hong) used to be the “king of Jokgu” (a fusion of football and volleyball). He was infamous for his unstoppable foot spike whilst serving in the army. He returns to school after completing his military service only to find that the jJokgu court has been removed. He desperately tries to find a way […]

The House Concert with Jason Bae

The House Concert with Jason Bae

New Zealand pianist, Jason Bae was born in Daejeon, South Korea in 1991 where he began studying piano at the age of five. At the age of twelve, he made his concerto debut with Auckland Symphony Orchestra and a year later, he became the youngest concerto soloist to perform with Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. Since then, […]

London Korean Film Night: My Teacher, Mr. Kim (2003)

London Korean Film Night: My Teacher, Mr. Kim (2003)

A primary school teacher Kim Bong-du (Cha Seung-won) working in Seoul is perhaps not the most devoted and honest teacher; Kim is late for meetings, looks for a bribe from students’ parents, and neglects his teaching duties, often assigning students to study by themselves or to clean up the classroom. One day he is transferred […]

London Korean Film Night: Singles (2003) with Intro by Paul Quinn

London Korean Film Night: Singles (2003) with Intro by Paul Quinn

One of the highest-grossing films from the early 2000s, this film Singles, based on the Japanese novel Christmas at Twenty-nine, is a delightful comedy drama revolving around two young single women’s friendship. Na-nan (Jang Jin-young), soon to turn 30, is at a crossroads in her life. She has been dumped by her boyfriend then got […]

Korean Sounds Series 3 – East Meets West

Korean Sounds Series 3 – East Meets West

The main theme of this concert series is ‘East Meets West’, presenting a rare opportunity to hear traditional Korean and classical music in one place. This programme will focus on string music by bringing together the ‘Abel Quartet’ and four performers from ‘The Korean National Gugak Centre’, one of the great arts institutions of Korea […]

Existing City/New Resource

Existing City/New Resource

The Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) is proud to present an exhibition entitled Existing City/ New Resource from 20 June – 16 July 2016 at the KCCUK. The pop-up version of this exhibition, which accompanied the seminar Architecture and the Evolving “Commons”– London and Seoul 2 June in partnership with the London Festival of Architecture […]

London Korean Film Night: AHAHA (2010)

London Korean Film Night: AHAHA (2010)

Filmmaker Cho Moon-kyung plans to leave Seoul to live in Canada. So days before his departure, he meets his close friend Bang Jung-shik who is a film critic, at a nearby mountain to drink ‘makgeolli’, a Korean traditional alcoholic beverage made from rice. After a few rounds, they find out that coincidentally, they have both […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club