New Zealand Embassy Seoul, South Korea

Black Grace

New Zealand dance company Black Grace delivered a stunning performance at the opening ceremony of the 8th Busan International Dance Festival on 1 June.

Their commanding performance had the audience of thousands enthralled as they relocated the sounds and movements of New Zealand and the Pacific into the beautiful beach town of Haeundae in Busan, South Korea.

Ambassador Patrick Rata attended the opening ceremony as a guest speaker to support Black Grace. In his remarks, Ambassador Rata congratulated the organizers on a magnificent occasion and highlighted Black Grace’s participation as a wonderful opportunity to emphasize the Korea-New Zealand 2012 Year of Friendship.

Black Grace is one of New Zealand’s leading dance companies and has held a unique position on the world stage for over 17 years. Fusing Pacific and contemporary dance in an extraordinary and dynamic form, Black Grace is internationally renowned for its artistry, creative excellence and innovation. The Group is led by founder and artistic director, Neil Ieremia.

Of interest

Elections for the United Nations Security Council

Elections for the United Nations Security Council

New Zealand is a candidate for election to the UNSC for the two-year term 2015-16. Read more

United Nations Handbook 2013-14

United Nations Handbook
2013-14

The UN
Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the UN system and how it works.  Read more

Registering your overseas travel made easier

Registering your overseas travel made easier

New Zealanders travelling or living overseas, registering your travel online now made easier. Read more

Korea Update, Embassy's Quarterly Publication

Korea Update is a quarterly newsletter keeping you informed with what is happening in the land of the morning calm. Read more

The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal

News about how the donations are contributing to the rebuild, ways to donate and more.

Registering your overseas travel made easier

New Zealand General Election 2014

The New Zealand General Election will be held on Saturday 20 September 2014. Read more