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London Korean Film Night: C’est Si Bon (2015)

London Korean Film Night: C’est Si Bon (2015)

Inspired by real events and set in the late 1960s, C’est Si Bon is the music bar where every acoustic band’s dream lies, and where Korea’s leading folk song are born. It is where Geun-tae, the naive country boy met the young musical prodigies Hyung-joo and Chang-sik, and formed the band named after it, the […]

K-MUSIC FESTIVAL 2016: K-Rock Showcase

K-MUSIC FESTIVAL 2016: K-Rock Showcase

On 25 May 2016, the Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) and the Korean Creative Contents Agency (KOCCA) will present K-Rock Showcase at the Forge, with Dead Buttons, DTSQ, and We Are The Night. Prior to performing at the Liverpool Sound City Festival the K-Rock Bands will have the opportunity to show their new, colourful, mesmerising […]

London Korean Film Night: Granny’s Got Talent (2015)

London Korean Film Night: Granny’s Got Talent (2015)

The TV programme Cursing Battle is the nation’s most popular programme and people from across the nation audition for it in the hope of becoming the ‘Cursing King’. However, the contestants’ redundant and uninspiring use of cuss words cause the programme’s viewer-ratings to drop dramatically. The producer decides to revive the show by introducing an […]

London Korean Film Night: Barking Dogs Never Bite (2000)

London Korean Film Night: Barking Dogs Never Bite (2000)

In a peaceful middle-class apartment, part-time lecturer Yoon-ju is becoming hyper-sensitive to a dog’s barking coming from somewhere nearby. In an attempt to find the source, he puts his ear to the floor or listens carefully to the sounds from ceiling. Then one day, returning from his recycling ritual, he discovers a puppy standing in […]

KCC UK Exhibitions: Hoyeon Kang

KCC UK Exhibitions: Hoyeon Kang

The Korean Cultural Centre UK is proud to announce that Hoyeon Kang has been selected for the 2016 Spring Open Call Exhibition. His proposal was chosen from over 135 applicants and we are looking forward to this exciting instalment in our Open Call exhibition programme. Born in Chung-Ju in 1985, Hoyeon Kang lives and works […]

London Korean Film Festival 2016 Teaser Screening: The Throne (2015) + QnA with Director Lee Joon-ik

London Korean Film Festival 2016 Teaser Screening: The Throne (2015) + QnA with Director Lee Joon-ik

Throughout his reign (1724-1776), King Youngjo (21st king of the Joseon Dynasty) was constantly plagued by questions about his right to throne. Although the son of a King, his mother had only been a lowly-born concubine, furthermore his path to power had been accelerated by the sudden death of his half-brother King Kyoung-jong. In order […]

London Korean Fill Night: Sunny (2011)

London Korean Fill Night: Sunny (2011)

Na-mi is a typical middle-class housewife with a teenage daughter and brusque husband. While visiting her mother in hospital, she is reunited with her high school friend, Chun-hwa. The two happily reminisce about the good old days. Na-mi was a transfer student and Chun-hwa welcomed the new girl into her clique. The clique was called […]

Jason Bae and Sulki Yu with members of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Jason Bae and Sulki Yu with members of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

The second concert of the Korean Sounds series features two talented young artists, Jason Bae (piano) and Sulki Yu (violin), performing together with members of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Violinist Sulki Yu enjoys a busy career as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral leader. A prize-winner of the 2006 Yehudi Menuhin and 2007 Szigeti-Hubay International Violin competitions, Sulki studied at the Guildhall […]

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