Our K-Culture Month has now arrived and you can look forward to a series of both live and streamed events that has something for everyone. From Korean films that we are sure you’ll love, to incredible music to contemporary art as well.
This series will showcase a marvellous array of Korean talents through well-established festivals, events and due to the current Covid-19 situation, the KCC has also prepared special online platforms for you to enjoy from the comfort of your home. K-Culture month will include visual arts, film and music and you can find out more about the events down below.
2020 Artist of The Year: Jewyo Rhii (Starting 28 October,2020)
For the first event, we present you with the 2020 Artist of the Year: Jewyo Rhii exhibition in the KCCUK gallery space and online.
Love Your Depot_LDN will be available to view by appointment from 28 Oct 2020 - 23 Jan 2021 and the online preview will be available on the 27 October from 13.00 – 15.00. This exhibition marks Rhii’s nomination for ‘2020 Artist of the Year’ (the KCCUK’s major annual award programme) and showcases her 2019 Korea Artist Prize-winning show Love Your Depot, which interrogates the lifecycle of artworks, making use of the space to make, store and exhibit.
London Korean Film Festival 2020 (Starting 29 October,2020)
For film lovers, the London Korean Festival is back and this time it promises to be better than ever. This year's festival will include a line-up of 30+ films available online to audiences across the UK, a selection of special cinema screenings taking place in London, as well as pre-recorded interviews, live Q&As and other virtual events, including a special selection of Bong Joon Ho shorts.
The festival will run from 29 October - 12 November 2020 and will showcase a typically electric programme featuring the year’s biggest box-office hits, independent cinema, retrospective screenings of Korean classics, animation, documentary, award winning shorts, Women’s Voices and more.
K-Music 2020 (Starting 31 October,2020)
Europe’s biggest festival of Korean music, K-Music returns for 2020 with a hybrid programme of online and stunning live events.
This year’s hybrid festival will feature two special live performances as well as online concerts and talks streamed through the KCCUK YouTube channel – the digital events have been split into 5 categories: The K-Music Greats, New Talents, Encounters, Specials, and Critics’ Choice.