LONDON 4 June, 2015 - The
organizers* of “The London Korean Festival at Trafalgar Square – Imagine your
Korea” supported by the Mayor of London, invite everyone to the biggest FREE Korean cultural party ever
hosted in the UK. The event will celebrate the vibrancy of this Asian
powerhouse and the strong ties between Korea and the UK.
FREE one-day festival, under the gaze of Admiral Lord Nelson’s statue, features
main stage performances from a whole host of genres and artists that include
K-Pop bands, Break-dance world champions, traditional music performances,
Korean street food stalls and a demonstration of Korean
cookery from celebrity chef ‘Judy Joo’.
square will be transformed into themed areas, which will include a ‘Tourism Experience Zone’ where visitors
can get creative by making a traditional Korean fan or have their name written
in Hangul by a calligrapher. A ‘Food
Zone’ featuring London based Korean restaurants and vendors will showcase
why Korean food is one of the tastiest, trendiest and healthiest cuisines in
the world. The ‘Contents Zone’ features
gaming and animation, whilst the ‘Brand
Zone’ will introduce the ambassadors of Korean manufacturing and technology
in the form of Hyundai Motors and LG Electronics.
Salameh, PR Manager of the Korea Tourism Organisation London said “the city of
London is one of the most culturally diverse and exciting capitals in the
world, so bringing Korea to its very heart and showcasing everything from K-Pop
to Kimchi encapsulates the relationship between the two nations”.
want Londoners to get a snapshot of the amazing food, technology, dance,
music, and animation that makes Korea such a compelling destination”.
will be many opportunities before and during the festival to enter several
spectacular competitions that could win someone a luxury holiday to Korea; for
more details visit gokorea.co.uk to enter. A separate competition for
Travel Agents will run in conjunction with our online training facility at gokoreatraining.com
the run up to the event, Londoners should keep their eyes peeled for a ‘Gangnam
style flash mob’ touring London’s landmarks on a double-decker bus; the
organisers want to make sure no one misses out on the 9th of August!
WIN a trip to Korea - We have launched a competition in
conjunction with the event to win a trip to Korea, including flights and
accommodation. To Enter go to www.gokorea.co.uk