The following events from July 2 to 8 can be found below.

If you’re planning any events or know of any that you’d like us to feature in our weekly ‘Upcoming Events’ articles, you can get in touch either on our Facebook page here or you can send an email to info@unitedkpop.com.

Lee Ufan: Relatum – Stage

Where: Serpentine Gallery | Kensington Gardens | London W2 3XA
When: 6 Feb 2018 to 29 Jul 2018

Artist Lee Ufan brings new public sculpture to Kensington Gardens.

‘The work of art is a representation of the stage.’ Lee Ufan

The Serpentine continues its exploration of public art with a sculptural commission by artist Lee Ufan, to be installed outside the Serpentine Gallery in Kensington Gardens in early February 2018.

In 2010, the Serpentine brought new sculpture to Kensington Gardens for the first time in 35 years, presenting Anish Kapoor’s Turning the World Upside Down, in collaboration with The Royal Parks. This tradition continued with Fischli & Weiss’s Rock on Top of Another Rock in 2013, Bertrand Lavier’s Fountain in 2014, Michael Craig-Martin’s Transience in 2015 and Alex Katz’s sculpture, Ada (Wind Vane), in 2016. In its subtle interplay of elements and setting, Ufan’s new work, Relatum – Stage (2018), builds on ideas that permeated previous artworks in the series, as well as the artist’s own ongoing exploration of materiality and difference.

For more information: http://www.serpentinegalleries.org/

The Korean Arts Festival

Where: Town Hall, Grave Rd, Eastbourne. BN21 4TX

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When: 7th of July 2018 at 6PM to 9PM

The Korean Arts Festival will showcase a number of activities. Ranging from traditional music to dance to culture to Korean cuisine. Joining the festival will also be the British orchestra under the baton of Music Director, Byung Yun-Yu. They will also be accompanied by members of The Hailsham Choral Society. The society will be performing a programme of both classic and Korean music.

Korean Arts Festival compises of 3 different chapters:

  • One: Korean Arts Performances – Fan Dance, Salmunori and Traditional Song
  • Two: Eastbourne Festival Orchestra with London Choral Society and Hailsam Choral Society.
  • Three: Korean Food Buffet – Served by Korean Restaurants & Supermarket Association (KORSA)

2018 K-POP World Festival: UK Regional Round

Where: 229 The Venue (229 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5PN)

When: Sat 7 July 2018, 1:30pm – 5:30pm

This July, the UK Round of the K-Pop World Festival is coming back.

The UK Round is a preliminary heat of the K-Pop World Festival which takes place in Korea later in the year. This exciting event gives K-Pop fans the chance to show off their talents whether this is in the form of singing or dancing. The winners of each regional round are then given the chance to compete for the opportunity to travel to South Korea to perform on Korean TV and meet some K-Pop idols.

For more information: http://london.korean-culture.org/en/40/board/4/read/89880

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