In the 21st century, where the world is changing fast with digitalization and modernization, there are still those who hold fast to Korea’s distinct style and tradition. They are the masters of this age, who have inherited and developed Korean history, culture, traditional art, and science technology which have been passed down to us from one person to another from a long time ago. Delve into the charm of Korea’s amazing traditional skills and unique culture through The Masters Series: a 6-part series containing the stories of 6 masters.
172th Part 4 Heaven-sent Dance Master, Lee Mae-bang
Seung-mu, a Buddhist dance, and Salpurichum, a traditionaldance to exorcise evil spirits, are dances that fully embody the sorrow and sentiment of Koreans. We listen to the story of heaven-sent dance master Lee Mae-bang, who has achieved recognition for both these dances and is the first and only person in Korea who possesses two human cultural assets.