Brand New Korean Season is Launched at Edinburgh Fringe

This year is the first ever showcase of Korean work at the Edinburgh Fringe. Hosted by the Assembly and consisting of 5 separate shows bringing the best in Korean theatre, dance and family entertainment to the Festival.

Seventeen years after the first ever Korean show Nanta was performed at the Fringe, Korean Season is set to become a regular annual event.

Running until the end of the festival the five shows highlight both the traditional and unseen side of Korea.

“The festival has the potential to highlight the cultural life of Korea and showcase it to an international audience”

Ambassador of the Republic of Korea

The launch displayed a spectacular array of magnificent costumes, skilled acrobatics and traditional music. With extracts from each of the five shows.

Brush providing family friendly fun, Lotto displaying their magical skills and One Fine Day putting on an outstanding display of choreographed dance and acrobatics. From one of Koreas most renowned dance companies EDx2. Followed by an extract of traditional drumming and contemporary dance form Leodo. With Pan providing the grand colourful finale forming the symbolic S shape of Korea with their beautiful fanned costumes.

To find out more on Korean Season check out their website or visit their Official Facebook Page.