PREVIEW: London Korean Festival 2017, Kensington Olympia

This free- day long festival will feature plenty of food, drumming, Taekwondo and K-Pop to celebrate Korean culture at the Kensington Olympia on the 8th July. 

Separated into two halves, the London Korean Festival will feature martial arts demonstrations, food tastings, and exhibitions during the day for families to enjoy, while in the evening a concert featuring K-Pop groups Highlight, EXID and more will take place.

For those planning to come during the day, visitors can experience Korean cuisine, Korean martial arts demonstrations and drumming from TAGO, who performed sold-out shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016. The daytime part of the festival is free to enter, taking place from 11am to 5pm.

This will then be followed by a ticketed evening concert will take place at 7pm featuring four K-pop sensations including Highlight, the boyband formerly known as Beast, one of the most award-winning Korean groups of all time, and EXID, the multi-award-winning girl group whose name stands for ‘Exceed In Dreaming’. Tickets for the concert cost £30.

The festival also will offer an opportunity for those wanting to be UK K-pop stars to compete in the K-Pop World Festival, with UK Regionals taking place at 2pm during the London Korean Festival.

So whether it is trying  your hand at traditional craft workshops or taekwondo plus taste a plethora of Korean eats or getting dressed up and snapped in the photo zone there is certainly plenty of events to choose from at the festival.

The London Korean Festival will take place at Kensington Olympia on the 8th July. For more information visit:



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