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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March

Poster courtesy of Cineplex

Bluebeard (해빙)

  • What: When a doctor learns a murderous secret from a sedated patient, he finds himself in the middle of an unsolved serial murder case. As dismembered bodies start showing up close to home, the doctor realizes he must solve the riddle before the killer realizes what he may know. [synopsis courtesy of Cineplex]
  • Where: Cineplex Cinemas Yonge-Dundas (10 Dundas Street East) and Cineplex Empress Walk (5095 Yonge Street)
  • When: Opens March 17, 2017 **now playing**
  • Why: Cho Jin-Woong (조진웅) is a good actor.
  • How much: $7-14 depending on the day
  • For more info: Check out the Cineplex film page

 

Poster courtesy of Cineplex

The Prison (프리즌)

  • What: After a fatal accident, Yu-gon, a former police inspector, is sentenced to hard time in a prison he once helped fill. Once inside, he discovers the entire penitentiary is no longer controlled by the guards, but by a vicious crime syndicate that breaks out at night, using their prison sentences as the perfect alibi to commit intricate heists. Looking for revenge against the system that placed him inside, Yu-gon joins the syndicate… but with every man out for himself, how long can the perfect crime last? [synopsis courtesy of Cineplex]
  • Where: No info yet but probaby either/both of Cineplex Cinemas Yonge-Dundas (10 Dundas Street East) and Cineplex Empress Walk (5095 Yonge Street)
  • When: Opens March 31, 2017
  • Why: It sounds interesting.
  • How much: $7-14 depending on the day
  • For more info: Check out the Cineplex film page

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April

Poster courtesy of BCUBE Entertainment

Heize Toronto Concert

  • What: BCUBE Entertainment are bring Heize to Toronto (and Vancouver) for an all ages concert.
  • Where: Toronto Centre for the Arts (5040 Yonge Street)
  • When: Saturday, April 22 @ 7:00 pm
  • Why: Live music is always good

 

Poster courtesy of Live Nation

Live Nation Presents – Asia On Tour feat. Miyavi

  • What: Miyavi, Slot Machine, and Kiha & The Faces in one concert.
  • Where: The Phoenix Concert Theatre (410 Sherbourne Street)
  • When: Wednesday, April 26 @ 7:30 pm
  • Why: Three great acts at one show – do you need another reason?!

 

Image courtesy of Korean Tradtion Music Association of Canada’s Facebook event page

Korean Traditional Music Association of Canada

  • What: Sharing Korean culture through traditional music, KTMAC brings the richness of Korean traditional music to diverse audiences, connecting with other cultural music forms and enriching the Canadian music landscape. With some of the finest performers in the country on a variety of string, wind and percussion instruments, the ensemble transports ancient sounds into a modern context. [Description from the Small World Music Centre]
  • Where: Small World Music Centre (180 Shaw Street)
  • When: Saturday, April 29 @ 8:00 pm
  • Why: It’s always fun to explore music from other cultures.

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May

Image courtesy of Toronto Kpop Con

Toronto Kpop Con

  • What: Back for its third year, Toronto Kpop Con will bring you K-pop performances, meet & greets, panels, the Canadian Dream stage, a marketplace and more. The first group in the lineup this year is K.A.R.D, the second is BtoB.
  • Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre (Front Street West)
  • When: May 12-14, 2017
  • Why: The music, the fun, the shopping! More details coming soon!
  • How much:
    • $80-170 – Tickets on sale for K.A.R.D
    • $190-330Tickets on sale for BtoB

 

Poster courtesy of CBM Press

2017 The One Canada Tour – Toronto

  • What: The One ranked #1 on the music reality show “I am Singer” in South Korea, and in China. Come see his live concert in Toronto
  • Where: Toronto Centre for the Arts (5040 Yonge Street)
  • When: Friday, May 19 @ 6:00 pm
  • Why: He has a lovely voice.

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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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