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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!

August-September

The Admiral: Roaring Currents (회오리 바다)

  • What: An epic film set in 1597 shows Admiral Yi Sun Shin, his turtle ships and tells the story of how his 12 remaining ships beat the invading Japanese fleet of 330 vessels in one of history’s most epic sea battles. 
  • When:  Opens August 15th. Now playing
  • Where: Yonge/Dundas Cineplex (downtown) and Empress Walk Cineplex (North York)
  • Why: An epic film about one of Korea’s most famous historical figures, Admiral Yi Sun Shin. It’s the most watched film in Korean history and selling out theatres in North America, don’t miss your chance to see this epic historical action film.
  • How much: $7-14 depending on the day
  • TicketsOnline or at the theatre

September

The Pirates (해적: 바다로 간 산적)

  • What: When a whale swallows the Emperor’s Royal Seal and a bounty is placed on its retrieval, every pirate and bandit head to the seas in search of it.
  • When:  Opens September 12th
  • Where: Yonge/Dundas Cineplex or Empress Walk Cineplex
  • Why: Swashbuckling fun!
  • How much: $7-14 depending on the day
  • TicketsOnline or at the theatre

Eric Nam Showcase

  • WhatKpopMe Productions is proud to bring you Eric Nam’s 1st Showcase in Canada! Eric Nam is on tour and he is stopping in Toronto! Tickets will be on sale on Thursday August 28th 2014 @ 10:00 am! 
  • When:  Saturday, September 20th @ 7:30 pm
  • Where: Winter Garden Theatre (189 Yonge Street)
  • Why: It’s Eric Nam! He’s funny and a great singer. You won’t want to miss this concert plus meet & greet. The organizers have said there is lots of chances for fan interaction as well.
  • How much: $55-$150
  • Tickets: Online (Ticketmaster)
  • For more info: Check out their website or Facebook page.

Tazza 2: The Hidden Card (타짜2: 신의 손)

  • What: The sequel to Tazza, it’s a tale of gambling, betrayal and revenge.
  • When:  Opens September 26th
  • Where: Not confirmed yet but listed on Cineplex website, should play at either or both of Yonge/Dundas Cineplex or Empress Walk Cineplex
  • Why: T.O.P of Big Bang is in it and he’s topless in a scene.
  • How much: $7-14 depending on the day
  • TicketsOnline or at the theatre

October

The Golden Bell Festival

  • What: The Golden Bell Festival is an exciting quiz competition where you can test your knowledge on issues of Korean unification and win awesome prizes!  But that’s not all… it’s also a film festival. The 2014 Golden Bell Film Festival is a showcase of creative and original films on topics of peace and unification of South and North Korea. 
  • When:  Saturday, October 4th – starts at 1:30 pm
  • Where: KCCA (1133 Leslie Street)
  • Why: Great prizes, free food and a chance to learn about Korean unification.
  • How much: Free admission!
  • For more info: Check out their website or 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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