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Big scale diplomatic events ahead for 2010-2012

Big scale diplomatic events ahead for 2010-2012

It’s truly the time to celebrate Korea’s relations with other countries. Several diplomatic events are expected to take place in Seoul to help boost ties with nations far and wide. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, there will be one big festival to celebrate […]

The 7th Asiana International Short Film Festival Opens

The 7th Asiana International Short Film Festival Opens

The seventh ‘Asiana International Short Film Festival (AISFF) kicked off its six-day run on November 5th, 7pm at CineCube located in Gwangwhamoon downtown Seoul.  The opening event was hosted by actor Joong-Hoon Park and attracted an array of Korean celebrities such as Sung-Khee, Ahn (Executive Committeeman/Actor), Son-Sook (Chairman of the Board of Directors/Actress), Jee-Eun, Kim […]

The London Korean Film Festival 2009

The London Korean Film Festival 2009

Organised by: The Korean Cultural Centre UK, The Korea Creative Content Agency, The Barbican Centre, The BFI Sponsored by: The Korea Tourism Organization, Asiana Airlines Hosted by: The Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism Web: http://www.koreanfilm.co.uk/ Date: 1st – 18th November 2009 (18 days in total) London Barbican Centre: 5th – 12th November London […]

2009 Thames Festival: A Scoop of Korea

2009 Thames Festival: A Scoop of Korea

I attended “A Scoop of Korea” on a sunny day on Saturday the 12th of September 2009 at THE SCOOP-next to City Hall in London-as part of the annual Thames Festival. This was the third year the Korean Cultural Centre had participated in the Thames Festival-a celebration of London and its river. Five different aspects […]

The International Arts Pestival

The International Arts Pestival

Date: 4 – 6 September 2009 Venue: Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX Web: www.pestival.org Organiser: The Insect Arts Club  For the first time in the UK, artist Noboru Tsubaki will exhibit his work of art, Insect World, a giant inflatable locust which was first presented at the 2001 Yokohama Triennale. The journey of […]

‘A Scoop of Korea’: Bringing Korea to the Heart of London

‘A Scoop of Korea’: Bringing Korea to the Heart of London

‘A Scoop of Korea’ is being held as a part of The Mayor’s Thames Festival, a spectacular, free celebration of London and its river, taking place on 12th and 13th September 2009. It is presented by the Korean Cultural Centre (Director: Kyu Hak Choi) and sponsored by the Korea Tourism Organisation. ‘A Scoop of Korea’ […]

The 2009 Japan Matsuri is coming to London!

The 2009 Japan Matsuri is coming to London!

Date: SATURDAY 19th September 2009 Open to the public from 10.00- 20.00 Venue: Spitalfields Traders Market Nearest Tube: Liverpool Street, Aldgate, Aldgate East Join us in celebration of Japan and its rich culture, arts & crafts as we welcome the Autumn season at one of London’s most vibrant markets! Situated in the heart of the […]

Tanabata Star Festival

Tanabata Star Festival

Date: 26 – 29 August 2009 Venue: TARA Studio, 356 Garratt Lane, London, SW18 4ES  Enchanting storytelling theatre for children aged 4-8 yrs and families. A story of fragility and love based on the legend in which the two stars Hikoboshi (Alter) and Orihime (Vega) meet over the Milky Way (Amanogawa) and fall in love. […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club