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  • Traditional Springtime Korean Music Festival Held at Namsangol Hanok Village

  • Integrated News SMG 2478

    With the onset of spring, Seoul City has organized a wide range of traditional culture programs at Namsangol Hanok Village (http://hanokmaeul.seoul.go.kr/).

    Bongsan Mask Dance performance by the Bongsan Mask Dance Preservation Association, Traditional Folksong Concert by the Nimbae Art Troupe

    The Traditional String Instrument Exhibition featuring the work of Choe Tae-gwi, designated as Important Intangible Cultural Property No. 42 (master of musical instruments), will take place at the Traditional Artifact Hall from April 1~30.

    Namsangol Hanok Village’s 2011 Long-Term Performance of Traditional Culture, comprising a feast of traditional cultural performances, will also take place on the Cheonugak Stage against a backdrop of Hanok, that most Korean of spaces, from April. Namsangol Music Night, a long-term nighttime performance, which will start with a long-term weekend performance, will involve the Bongsan Mask Dance Preservation Club, Nimbae Art Troupe, Maeheon Dance Preservation Club, and the female traditional music band Yeorang, who will perform for one hour from 7 to 8 pm every Friday and Saturday evening from April 1 to June 26. This event will allow visitors to appreciate a wide variety of traditional Korean music and performing arts amid the beautiful nighttime scenery of the Hanok Village.

    Furthermore, a variety of other traditional culture programs, including the Korean Jongga (head family) Story, a Hanpung (Korean Wind) Traditional Culture Outing, a rehearsal for a traditional wedding, and a thatched art craft experience will also be staged.

    ※ For further inquiries, please dial +82-2-2266-6923~4 (Namsangol Hanok Village management office)