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KCC House Concert with Resonanz Duo

KCC House Concert with Resonanz Duo

The Resonanz Duo aim to explore the different sound worlds of flute and marimba, always seeking new ways to contrast and combine the two instruments. Their repertoire spans from the baroque to the contemporary, and they aim to continually expand the possibilities for this unusual ensemble. Laura Davies (flute) and Hyungi Lee (marimba) are both […]

London Korean Film Night: Bungee Jumping of their Own

London Korean Film Night: Bungee Jumping of their Own

In 1983, college freshman In-woo falls for fellow student Tae-hee. His relentless pursuit pays off when, during a hike, they declare their mutual love and decide to seal it with a bungee jump in New Zealand. At the moment of leaving Seoul, In-woo waits in vain at the station for Tae-hee, who never shows up. […]

London Korean Film Night: My Brilliant Life

London Korean Film Night: My Brilliant Life

My Brilliant Life presents an idyllic image of youth and innocence as it recounts the first dream-like encounter of Mira and Dae-su at the tender age of 17. Falling in love, pregnancy and giving up on their future in order to raise a child may seem like an abrupt entry into the adult world, but […]

Trojan Women

Trojan Women

Date: 2 Jun 2018 – 3 Jun 2018 Venue: Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre Singaporean director Ong Keng Sen breathes new life into the third tragedy of Euripides’ trilogy in this contemporary opera. Trojan Women fuses modern music and pansori, the 400-year-old Korean genre of storytelling, with the classic Greek tragedy. Troy may be defeated, […]

London Korean Film Night: The Old Garden

London Korean Film Night: The Old Garden

Anti-government protests provide the stimulus for Im Sang-soo’s romantic drama that charts a love affair across the years. In The Old Garden, we first meet activist Hyun-woo as he’s released from prison after a 17-year stint. Years of cramped, often solitary, confinement have seemingly taken their toll on Hyun-woo, who appears to find difficulty communicating […]

2018 K-MUSIC SHOWCASE

2018 K-MUSIC SHOWCASE

The annual K-Music London Showcase returns with a spectacular line-up featuring the outstanding Korean female-fronted bands 3rd line Butterfly, Gonne Choi Band and Billy Carter.

London Korean Film Night: A Petal

London Korean Film Night: A Petal

Stumbling along rivers and roads in tattered, ill-fitting clothes, an unnamed girl trails a vulgar and violent man. Refusing to leave his side no matter how much the man beats, berates, and sexually assaults her, the girl follows him home. The question of what led to the mental collapse and subsequent ruination of this once […]

A FESTIVAL OF KOREAN DANCE

A FESTIVAL OF KOREAN DANCE

Representing the rich cultural exchange and collaboration between Korea and the UK, The Place is collaborating with the Korean Cultural Centre in London to present a festival featuring performances by five Korean dance companies. This a chance to experience the diversity of the Korean dance scene, from contemporary to hip hop, including the first-ever UK […]

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