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Korea Brand and Entertainment Expo 2013 (KBEE 2013)

Korea Brand and Entertainment Expo 2013 (KBEE 2013)

Message from the CEO The term “Hallyu”, or the “Korean Wave” refers to the phenomenon that Korea is becoming one of the most influential cultural forces of the world. The Korean culture, also known as the K-Wave has spread throughout the countries including the UK and Europe. There are hundreds of ‘fan clubs’ of Korean […]

Japan Matsuri 2013

Japan Matsuri 2013

The much-loved JAPAN MATSURI returns to London on SATURDAY 5 OCTOBER for the second time inTrafalgar Square right in the very heart of London. This dynamic annual event brings people together to enjoy Japanese food, music, dance, activities for all the family and much, much more.  

Kodosai 2013

Kodosai 2013

Kodosai Cultural Event is a celebration of Japanese culture including traditional martial arts, language, food and fashion. The event will be headlined by Fumio Demura-shihan who starred in the original Karate Kid movies, performing all the karate based stunts, as well as various international masters and lecturers from around the world. Arts studied at the […]

Raindance Film Festival

Raindance Film Festival

Raindance Film Festival is Europe’s leading independent film festival, supporting independent films and filmmakers from the UK and around the world. This year’s Way Out East section, a strand dedicated to Japanese cinema, is expected to be the largest ever. The strand will feature a wide selection of Japanese films, including Satoko Yokohama’s short films […]

합 Collaboration: Exhibition and Performance by the Korean Artists Association UK

합 Collaboration: Exhibition and Performance by the Korean Artists Association UK

KAA (Korean Artists Association) UK presents a collaborative performance including poem with image, Korean traditional music meets Western music, dance with dramatic drawing as well as musical improvisation and reinterpretation of K-pop music and dance (Psy’s “Gangnam style” parody). Also two Korean composer present their own composition for Korean and Western instruments.

Othello – Two Men: The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013

Othello – Two Men: The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013

The story takes place behind bars, in jail. Two guys in one night – find the real reason for all this mess. Iago, Othello's servant, pulls Othello's leg. He tells a tale of Desdemona cheating that makes Othello go mad. Did Othello have to kill his beloved Desdemona? Iago's lies are not the only reason […]

Madame Freedom: Edinburgh International Festival 2013

Madame Freedom: Edinburgh International Festival 2013

A stunning and stirring fusion of live performance, fantastical filmed imagery and innovative digital technology, Madame Freedom dances with the classic Korean film of the 1950s of the same name, as well as with themes of identity, myth, and a sense of being trapped by the past. It tells the story of an ordinary woman […]

K-Sori Akdong: The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013

K-Sori Akdong: The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013

A show made by a group of young musical prodigies, Akdong, and two very famous musicians (singer and pianist) from Korea. They have created an experimental performance of crossover music with traditional instruments such as gayageum – the Korean harp, piri – the Korean pipes, and Pansori – the Korean opera. There will be a […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club