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Beyond Taegum: Lecture Concert with Hyelim Kim

Beyond Taegum: Lecture Concert with Hyelim Kim

Performer, composer and researcher, Hyelim Kim, is opening new possibilities for music by using the taegŭm – a horizontal bamboo flute that is considered one of the most representative of Korea’s traditional instruments. Kim is receiving attention for taking a leading role in reinvigorating Korean traditional music. She was selected as Pioneering Artist by the […]

Frank Dikötter – The Tragedy of Liberation: A History of the Chinese Revolution

Frank Dikötter – The Tragedy of Liberation: A History of the Chinese Revolution

In 1949 Mao Zedong raised the red flag over Beijing’s Forbidden City. Instead of liberating the country, the communists destroyed the old order and replaced it with a repressive system that would dominate Chinese life. The Samuel Johnson Prize winning author of Mao’s Great Famine draws on newly opened party archives, interviews and memoirs, to […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club