Calendar of Korean Events in Toronto

Want to know what’s happening? Then you’ve come to the right place. We list all the Korean and Korean-Canadian events in Toronto we hear about here – whether it’s a festival, concert, film, party, book launch, or sports event. If it’s got a Korean connection, then we want you to know about it! Plus we’ll give you all the necessary info we can so you can attend the fun Korean events, including how much it costs (if it’s not free) and where to buy tickets. Check back regularly to stay in the know on Korean events in Toronto. You know we have you covered!

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August/September

A Taxi Driver (택시 운전사)

  • What: It’s based on a true story about a taxi driver that helps a German journalist report on the Gwangju Democratization Movement.
  • Where: Cineplex Empress Walk (5095 Yonge Street) only
  • When: Opens August 11, 2017 **still playing**
  • Why: It’s based on a true story.
  • How much: $7-14 depending on the day
  • For more info: Check out the Cineplex film page

 

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September

Memoir Of A Murderer (살인자의 기억법)

  • What: Byung-soo, a retired serial killer, lives a quiet life with his daughter Eun-hee, who has cared for him ever since his Alzheimer’s diagnosis. When Eun-hee brings home her new boyfriend Tae-ju, Byung-soo realizes Tae-ju is a serial killer too. To save his daughter, Byung-soo must fight Tae-ju as well as his own mind. [synopsis courtesy of Cineplex]
  • Where: Cineplex Empress Walk (5095 Yonge Street) only
  • When: Opens September 8, 2017 **now playing**
  • Why: It’s an intriguing story.
  • How much: $7-14 depending on the day
  • For more info: Check out the Cineplex film page

 

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October

Image courtesy of Pop! Goes The World

VIXX in Toronto

  • What: Pop! Goes The World is thrilled to present VIXX, back in Canada for their 3rd time, and this time for a full 2-hour concert.
  • Where: John Bassett Theatre @ Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building (255 Front Street West)
  • When: Friday, October 27th
  • Why: It’s VIXX, need I say more.
Courtesy of SubKulture Entertainment’s Facebook

DAY6 in Toronto

  • What: DAY6 is coming back to Toronto for a meet & greet, along with stops in LA, Austin, New York and Detroit. Presented by SubKulture Entertainment.
  • Where: John Bassett Theatre @ Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building (255 Front Street West)
  • When: Sunday, October 29th
  • Why: They were great the last time they were in Toronto.
  • How much: $69-244 (+taxes & fees) – tickets go on sale Saturday September 23rd @ noon

 

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November

Image courtesy of HagiEn

Yiruma

  • What: Yiruma is a Korean contemporary classical musician whose music is simply beautiful.
  • Where: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts (1 Front Street East)
  • When: Friday, November 17 @ 8:00 pm
  • Why: Have you heard his music? That’s why!
  • How much: $59.50 – $250 – online
  • For more info: Check out their Facebook page

 

Just Music “We Effect” Tour – Toronto

  • What: CBM Press are still announcing details of the show but so far BILL STAX, Goretexx, Giriboy, Genius Nochang, and Han_Yohan have been confirmed. Will update as more info becomes available.
  • Where: The Opera House (735 Queen Street East)
  • When: Monday, November 20 @ 7:00 – 10:30 pm
  • Why: It’s not one but a whole crew of artists.
  • How much: $unknown – online 
    • Earlybird Ticket sale starts Sep 27 @ 9:00 am (to Sep 30 @ 23:59 pm)
    • Regular Ticket sale starts Oct 01
  • For more info: Check out their Facebook page

 

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Want your event listed? Please let us know!! Send an email to the editor at cindy@ATKmagazine.com about any Korean-related event, concert, film, performance or festival and we’ll add it to the calendar. Invite us to cover your event and we’ll help promote it too! ^^

2 thoughts on “Calendar of Korean Events in Toronto

  • January 20, 2017 at 2:06 am
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    I want to meet Hyuna for the first time Also am a Fan of Kpop and I never been to a Kpop Concerts before but I wish I can 🙁

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