Festive Korea 2019: “Kolorful” Korean culture in Hong Kong Festive Korea 2019

Festive Korea 2019 comes to town!

This year, Festive Korea invited Ms. Hye Rim, former member of legendary K-pop group Wonder Girls, as Celebrity Ambassador to promote Festive Korea. Ms. Hye Rim said, “I hope more Hong Kong citizens will join us and know more about the diversified culture and art of Korea.”

Promotional for Why So Lonely
Image by. KCC

Image by. Kcc, Promotional for Why So Lonely

Stepping into its 9th edition, with “Kolorful” as its theme, will present more than 30 programs from now to November. Let’s check out the clip for programs highlights.

2019 Festive Korea Press conference by. KCC

Among all programs, HKKK has selected three of them as our top picks!

1. Korean Dessert ‘Han-gwa’ with the Grand Master

Festive Korea 2019 is honoured to invite the No.33 “Korean Food Grand Masters” Park Soon ae to present a tasting lecture and cooking classes. She is going to share the culture of ‘Han-gwa’, secret recipe with us.

Image by. KCC ⓒPARK Soon-ae

Park Soon ae’s own brand “Aruhwa” (‘Han-gwa’ is like beautiful flowers) is being appraised as the top ‘Han-gwa’ among department stores in Korea.

Come and join the cooking classes host by Park Soon ae and become to be next “Food Grand Master”!

Date and Time

2019.11.08 – 2019.11.09

< Tasting Lecture >  
7 Nov 2019 I 7:00PM to 9:00PM
< Cooking Class > 
8 Nov 2019 I 6:30PM to 8:30PM
9 Nov 2019 I 2:00PM to 4:00PM


Multipurpose Hall & Kitchen, Korean Cultural Center


Free (Online Registration)


2. Korean Artists at Clockenflap Music and Arts Festival 2019

For this year, Clockenflap has invited a well-known Korean indie rock band, Say Sue Me to town to perform.

Image by. Clockenflap, ⓒSay Sue Me

With Where We Were Together winning the Best Modern Rock Album and Old Town for Best Modern Rock Song at 2019 Korean Music Awards, Busan-based indie band Say Sue Me have all the ingredients to spice up the Festival. We can’t say more but to end this with a cliché, Rock’N Roll Never Die! 

Date and Time


Friday, 22 Nov: 17:00 – 23:00
Saturday, 23 Nov & Sunday, 24 Nov: 12:00 – 23:00


Central Harbourfront Event Space


Ticket available at Ticketflap


3. 2019 Korean Young Artists Series Exhibition: Translation of the Difference

Korean Young Artist exhibition is also highly recommended. Themed as “Translation of the Difference”, which presents 27 art pieces from 5 artists revealing  how “differences” can be translated into artworks. Taking forms of painting, VR works and others, would be an interesting exhibition for all art lovers.

Image by. KCC

The exhibition has invited Kim Joo ok, adjunct professor in the Department of Arts at the School of Fine Arts of Hongik University is invited to be the curator of this exhibition.

Date and Time

2019.11.21 – 2020.01.04


6-7/F Block B, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Str, Central




+ HKKK Tips! Festive Korea 2019 event calendar

Korean Buddhist Monk Drumming Performance, K-Food workshops, Korean Buddhist culture experience, visual arts exhibition, screening events and Taekwondo Festival etc. are all included in the festival, with all these diversified programs can only be found in Festive Korea!

Mark your calendar and come to experience the “Kolorful” Korean culture !

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