2023 Korea Week: K-FEST

Arts & Culture


The Great Lawn
map-icon 452 Queen Elizabeth Dr
  • The  KCC is excited to announce ‘K-Fest’, the headline event for the 2023 Korea Week at Lansdowne Park. Visitors will be able to experience every aspect of Korean culture, from its cuisine, tourism, Hangeul, traditional culture, taekwondo, K-pop, and Hanbok, in one place.
  • Various cultural booths will begin to operate at 13:00, featuring the Institute of Traditional Korean Food, Korea Tourism Organization, Korean Community Association of Ottawa, and National Folk Museum of Korea’s ‘Culture Box’. A range of Korean and local foods will be available, such as Korean hotdogs, kimbap, sweet and sour chicken, bulgogi pie, croffle, and Korean snacks.
  • The opening ceremony at 17:00 will see the Ottawa Children’s Choir and K-Pop boy group ‘Kingdom’ join together to sing the national anthem of both counties, symbolizing the harmony between the two nations. In recognition of the 60th anniversary of CAN-KOR diplomatic relations and the growing influence of Korean culture, the City of Ottawa will officially proclaim June 9 to June 15 as ‘Korea Week’ during the opening ceremony.
  • The ‘2023 K-Pop Cover Dance Festival (KCDF)’, an annual dance competition that has been gaining popularity and interest from Canadians, will take place at 19:00. Co-hosted by Seoul Shinmun and the KCC, the top 12 teams that have advanced from the preliminaries will compete for a spot for Global Round to be held in Seoul to represent Canada. K-Pop boy group Kingdom has been invited as a special judge for this event.
  • The finale of K-Fest is decorated with special performances by renowned K-Pop artists. Solo K-Pop artist and former IZ*ONE leader ‘Kwon Eun Bi’, along with boy group ‘Kingdom’, have prepared a special stage for Canadian fans, promising a night filled with unforgettable, spectacular performances.
  • As a side event, local K-Pop fans and Kingdom will visit major attractions in Ottawa on June 11, participating in flash mob events throughout the city.


Date & Time
June 10, 2023 at 1:00 pm
June 10, 2023 at 10:00 pm
The Great Lawn
452 Queen Elizabeth Dr , Ottawa K1S 3W7