Ride the Wave.

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Welcome to KCL Korean Hallyu Society!
With the expansion of the Korean entertainment industry and growing connectivity across international media platforms, the Korean cultural wave has never been stronger, and we are definitely feeling the effects at King's!

To celebrate the passion we have for K-Pop, Korean Films and Dramas, Fashion, Food, and the very rich heritage of Korean culture, KCL Hallyu offers you a place to meet like-minded people and share your thoughts, make new friends, and form memories that will stick with you beyond your university life.

We promote an open, welcoming and diverse environment that is inclusive to all, regardless of race, religion, gender or sexuality. So if you are a veteran or a rookie, hard-core stan or just testing the waters, join in! You have a place with us.

We know 2020 is a unique year with its own many challenges, but we will try our best to offer a range of events to help us cope during these difficult times!
We have a jam-packed line up for the year ahead...

Socials: Meet other K-Pop and K-Culture fans and bond over your favourite songs and groups!

Screenings: Gather to watch hit K-Dramas and movies, and suffer from that second male lead syndrome! 

Restaurant Outings: Discover new Korean resturaunts around London, and don't miss out on the Hallyu tradition of K-BBQ+Karaoke

Karaoke: Put on your idol caps and get ready to sing your socks off (often proceeded by Soju)

K-Pop Dance: Join our recreational K-Pop dance workshops to learn the moves to your favourite songs - all abilities welcome! Ready to hit the stage? Become part of our official dance team Hi-Rise to perform at events and even compete against other universities.

Dance (with HI-RISE): Hi-Rise is KCL’s very own K-pop dance cover group, where we host KPOP dance classes and covers, as well as participate in inter-uni competitions and showcases.

Vocal Team: Our vocal team aspires to showcase anyone’s interest in singing Korean songs whilst unleashing and perfecting their vocal potentials. We offer weekly rehearsals with studio equipment, top-class training to prepare us for vocal covers, showcase performances, and nationwide competitions!

Random Dance Play Challenges: Show off your moves and dance with others in Random Dance Challenges to your favourite Kpop songs

Collaborations: We are all about getting together and making new connections, so prepare yourself for collab events with other societies both inside of KCL, and other universities. 

And if we still missed out on something you are dying to see, then get in touch with a member of the committee - we are here for you!

Sign up and ride the wave. Fighting!

2020/21 committee

Ali AlHashmi
Economics Yr2

Chrissy Zhang
Vice President
English Yr2

Gabi Januskeviciute
Marketing Officer
Liberal Arts Yr2

Arshad Mozumder
Head Dance Captain
Medicine Yr2

Annie Dam
Vice Comps Dance Captain
Biochemistry Yr2

Sophia Ma
Covers Dance Captain
Biomedical Sciences Yr2

Ilun Wu
Vocal Coordinator
Biochemistry Yr2

Cheriol Leung
Physiotherapy Yr2

Linnea Petisme
Events Officer
English with Film studies Yr2

Elena Lee
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Publicity Officer
Biomedical Sciences Yr2

Vanessa Li
Head Comps Dance Captain
Chemistry with Biomedicine Yr2

Quinn Choi
Showcase Dance Captain
Vocal Coordinator
International Development Yr2

Sandra Popa
Classes Dance Captain
Computer Science Yr2

Hi-Rise offers weekly K-pop classes, taught by our very own dance captains and special guests here and there! These classes are open to people of any dance ability!

This year we will be holding our Dance Classes online on Zoom. Official Hallyu Members will get free access to all dance classes.

For non-members looking to join a Dance Class, here are the different methods of joining:

Purchase Membership: As well as free access to all Hallyu Dance Classes, you will also gain access to many discounts and benefits from our lovely sponsors

£2 per set of classes in a week
Each week will usually feature 2 back to back Dance Classes of different songs. Payment can be done through Paypal or Bank Transfer

(Keep in mind that if we have 2 classes one day and you join only one, the price is still £2)

[email protected] (NOT A KCL EMAIL)
(Please ensure you are "sending money to a friend”)

Name: Chi Yan Leung
Sort Code: 40-10-00
Account Number: 35643287
Reference: DC and [YOUR NAME]

We currently have no Dance Cover Sign Ups! Stay tuned for upcoming Covers news on our Social Medias

Skin Library
Members are entitled to a 10% discount on all purchases on Skin Library’s website by entering the promo code KCL10.

Members are entitled to a 20% discount terms apply on all purchases at BWon Korean Restaurant upon presenting our membership card.

The Alley

Members are entitled to a 10% discount during non-peak hours on all purchases at Jihwaja London upon presenting our membership card.

Members are entitled to a 10% discount on all purchases at Gaza Cafe upon presenting our membership card.

Biju Bubble Tea