Showcasing the vibrancy of both traditional and contemporary Korean culture and spanning the realms of film, art, music, and literature, we are pleased to announce our Spring/summer programme. Both in-person and online events are available, so, there is something for everyone. Find the event highlights below. We hope they will be of interest.
Submission deadline: TODAY! A chance for any K-Pop fans, lyricists, artists, or Korean culture enthusiasts to showcase their creative talent. Submit an entry and get the chance of being credited as a lyricist or album artists on music streaming platforms like Spotify, iTunes, Melon, and KakaoMusic.
For our first in-person exhibition since the Lockdown, we are excited to share this special exhibition which introduces the breath-taking shrines and royal palaces of Korea’s Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910). Four royal palaces and one shrine will be presented through photographs, videos, and traditional papercrafts.
In partnership with Guildhall School of Music & Drama, this June we will be welcoming two special editions of the KCC House Concert. 10th (KCCUK YouTube 7 pm) - Pianist Jongsun Woo and Soprano Holly Brown 24th at the KCCUK Hall – Pianist Jongsun Woo and Cellist Alicja Kozak (Reserve your place now)
This hands-on half-day workshop will be hosted by Westminster Kingsway College. You will learn how to make Korean dishes from a Chef Lecturer. The classes are for all levels and abilities giving you the opportunity to try something new and experience incredible flavour combinations.
You have 10 days to finish your speech! Apply now to get the chance to win an LG Desktop Monitor or wireless earphones. To apply, all you need to do is fill out the Application Form and submit a short version of your draft Korean speech video (up to 1min).
Our exciting lineup of Teaser screenings starts on 17 June. Discover the best in contemporary Korean Cinema. Films showing are Hong Eui-jeong's beautifully shot Voice of Silence, action-packed Korean megahit Deliver Us From Evil and stylish 90s-set drama Samjin Company English Class.
For this new Korean cultural course for spring/summer 2021, Musician and researcher Dr. Hyelim Kim will introduce various aspects of traditional Korean Music. This series will give you a chance to explore and gain in-depth knowledge of traditional Korean music.
Thank you for joining us for the 2021 K-Music Showcase. If you missed the live performances, not to worry, there is still plenty of time for you to watch them again. So that you can enjoy listening to them for another month, all three episodes are available on the KCCUK Youtube channeluntil 27 June. Don’t forget that we’re planning a live K-Music Festival in October, so stay tuned.
We conclude our landmark KFN season exploring pioneering female directors with Lee Mi-rye's 80s megahit My Daughter Rescued From The Swamp and Lee Seo-gun's groundbreaking Rub Love. Both will be available on our YouTube channel from 10 June. You can watch the delightfully humorous A Princess' One Sided Love until then.
On the theme of ‘Photos related to Hangeul that we meet in our daily life’, the National Hangeul Museum is accepting submissions for its photography contest from 18 May to 16 August 2021. Send a photo related to the Korean alphabet – Hangeul – to enter the competition.
We are delighted to announce that the KCCUK has now reopened with social distancing and COVID-safe measures in place. ⠀ Booking is required to browse and use our library space. Send us an email at email@example.com or call us on +44 (0)20 7004 2600 to make your booking. Please note that the exhibition space is closed now until further notice.