1.Family-friendly Korean cultural activities (10am - 3pm) : Booking Link

About this event

The Yor-K festival celebrates traditional and modern K-culture and brings together communities and people across cultures. There will be a selection of outdoor, family-friendly Korean cultural activities including:

  • Korean traditional costume (‘Hanbok’) show
  • Korean traditional games
  • Handicraft
  • Calligraphy
  • Korean food

The festival is supported by the Korean Cultural Centre UK.


All attendees must pre-book timed tickets for the event. Tickets should be booked in household groups of up to 6. Under 18s must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Ticket Link

Staying Safe

Your safety is our highest priority and we have put measures in place to ensure that your experience is safe and enjoyable.

  • Multiple hand sanitation points around the event area, including on entry.
  • Enhanced cleaning across our campus.
  • 2m social distancing between household groups/bubbles.
  • Timed entry slots with capacity limited to promote social distancing.

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2. Korean Music Night (7 - 9pm): Booking Link

York St John University present Yor-K: Korean Music Night in association with the Korean Culture Centre UK.

Featuring dynamic performances from the Shilla Ensemble and the String Trio, the Yor-K: Korean Music Night is an eclectic showcase of traditional and contemporary Korean music and dance.

Discover Korean traditional music reinterpreted on Western instruments and see the first UK performance of the winning song from the Korean Cultural Centre’s K-Pop lyric writing competition.


The Shilla Ensemble
Hyelim Kim (Taegeum)
Cholong Sung (Gayageum)
Heeyeon Chloe Cho (Cello)
Yerin Lee (Dancer)

The String Trio
Rachel Hayoung (Violin)
Jisu Song (Viola)
Tamaki Sugimoto (Cello)

Disover more about K-culture with free and family-friendy Korean activities at out Yor-K: Korea Day in York event.