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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 events in Toronto here – whether it’s a festival, concert, film, party 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!

January

Ode to My Father (국제시장)

  • What: Depicts the lives of people who go through the difficult times after the Korean War to the present day.
  • WhereYonge & Dundas Cineplex and Empress Walk Cineplex
  • When:  Opens Friday, January 9, 2015 **still playing**
  • Why: Very emotional and well acted film that will give you some insight into modern Korean history through the story of one family.
  • How much: $7-14 depending on the day
  • Tickets: Online at Cineplex.com
  • For more info: Check out the Cineplex website

The Con Artists (기술자들)

  • What: What do you get when you combine a $150 million heist, hackers, a crime boss and possible double-crossing partners? You’ll have to watch The Con Artists and find out. 
  • Where: Yonge & Dundas Cineplex
  • When:  Opens Friday, January 23, 2015
  • Why: Kim Woo Bin (김우빈)! Need I say more?!
  • How much: $7-14 depending on the day
  • Tickets: Online at Cineplex.com 
  • For more info: Check out the Cineplex website

February

Gangnam Blues (강남 1970)

  • What: Jong-Dae (Lee Min-Ho) and Yong-Ki (Kim Rae-Won) grew up together in an orphanage. After leaving the orphanage, they get involved in a gang struggle over the development of Gangnam, Seoul.  
  • Where: No info yet on which theatres
  • When:  Opens Friday, February 6, 2015
  • Why: Lee Minho (이민호)! Need I say more?!
  • How much: $7-14 depending on the day
  • Tickets: Online at Cineplex.com (once theatres are set)
  • For more info: Check out the trailer on the Showbox website
Courtesy of White Mountain Agency

Courtesy of White Mountain Agency

Dumbfoundead

  • What: Dumbfoundead is coming back to Toronto and will play two separate shows – one in Etobicoke and one downtown.
  • Where:  
    • The Rockpile West (5555A Dundas St. W., Etobicoke)
    • Queen Elizabeth Theatre (190 Princes’ Boulevard, Toronto)
  • When:  
    • Etobicoke show: Friday, February 6th @ 8:00 pm
    • Toronto show: Sunday, February 8th @ 3:30 pm
  • Why: Dumbfoundead/Parker always puts on a great show (check out one of my reviews here) and the second show is by King of the Dot and will have other performers.
  • How much:
    • Etobicoke: $25 
    • Toronto: various from $55-500
  • Tickets
  • For more info: Check out his Facebook page

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! ^^

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