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The 16th Korean Festival and Liberation Day Ceremony

The 16th Korean Festival and Liberation Day Ceremony

The Korean Festival is to be held on Saturday the 17th of August 2013. In 2013, ‘TOGETHER’ has been chosen as a theme to promote togetherness within communities and global friendship. A wider variety of cultural activities and performances will be showcased than previously held. This year traditional Korean music and dance will be complimented […]

Pudasi: The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013

Pudasi: The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013

Pudasi is a term used in Jeju pangut, an original Korean performing art which took its origin from a Korean indigenous ritual over 5000 years ago. It has a concept of purifying our mind and wishing happiness of life. Norian Maro recreates Pudasi by accepting the concept and reconstructing it in a contemporary way. With […]

Keep Calm and Listen to Classic: The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013

Keep Calm and Listen to Classic: The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013

Korea Union Youth Chamber Orchestra and Choir (KUYCOC) consists of talented young boys and girls from South Korea. They volunteer NGO activities all around the world since 2006. During Fringe 2013, they will introduce Korean folk songs and well-known classical music to the public. Join us and see what KUYCOC has to offer! Keep Calm […]

Climb a Willow to the Sea God’s Palace: The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013

Climb a Willow to the Sea God’s Palace: The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013

The story is about brotherly love and filial duty towards parents. Once upon a time, two friendly brothers lived in Gangwon Province. Their father's last words lead to a disagreement between the brothers, and they go their separate ways. The younger brother follows their father's words and is reunited with him in the palace of […]

Media Skins: Edinburgh International Festival 2013

Media Skins: Edinburgh International Festival 2013

Seeing is believing, but believing what? Experience the spectacular and ask yourself what you believe, especially about the future and your place in that future, as you try to absorb a proliferation of LED images (satellite pictures from Korea Aerospace Research Institute) of both Scottish and Korean cultures in this astonishing transformation of the analogue […]

Transmitted Live – Nam June Paik Resoundst: Edinburgh International Festival 2013

Transmitted Live – Nam June Paik Resoundst: Edinburgh International Festival 2013

Transmitted Live: Nam June Paik Resounds celebrates the 50th anniversary of Paik’s first solo exhibition, Exposition of Music – Electronic Television (Wuppertal 1963), when the artist brought television into the realm of art for the first time, presenting it as a tactile and multisensory medium. As part of the counter-cultural movements of the 1960s, Paik […]

Pianoforte, My Life: The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013

Pianoforte, My Life: The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013

Tells the story of a pianist at the end of her career. She reminisces with regret, the last time her fingers danced on the keyboard. The history, the past and the gifts she had, cross and interface allowing us to witness the hard conditions of the artist who pursues the perfect concert. The show, consisting […]

A Romance: The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013

A Romance: The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013

New piece from acclaimed physical theatre company. In a male-centred era, women met in secret to share stories and exchange ideas. Combining traditional music and beautiful costumes Modl Theatre weave together a cultural tale of a noble family who're preparing for their daughter's wedding. Sewing in a secret room, whilst the bride reads aloud to […]

London United Korean Fan Club

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