* Date : 2016-08-18
Nanta is a percussion performance that puts a spin on the traditional Korean percussion performance Samulnori.
Watching performers create rhythm and sounds using everyday items is quite extraordinary, and people come from all over the world to watch a LIVE Nanta performance. So let's find out what the attraction is!
Today's contestants are here to show us a Nanta show that you can't see anywhere else.
We're curious to find out what Nanta is and how it blends with traditional Korean culture.
Who will become the ultimate ambassador for Nanta? Who will win this week?
Era PRADHAN (Nepal)
This sweet girl from Nepal fell in love with Nanta after watching a show in Korea and decided to try it out for herself.
Don't be fooled by her sweet face and petite frame. This lady can put on a powerful performance!
Davon RASMUSSEN (USA)
Davon is a skilled performer with previous Nanta experience, and he's performed Nanta shows in the States.
He's a true cultural ambassador with dreams of sharing his love for this modern Korean culture with the world!
Jorge CARPANETTI (Chile) & Gabriel RUIZ BENITO (Spain)
This pair cannot be separated. They're like two peas in a pod!
And these best friends share a love for Nanta!
They join forces to today to show the world how wonderful Nanta is!
Hur Jee-won is the Director of the Art, Music and Physical education Instructors Association and the leader of the group 'Tapos'.
She plays a key role in exporting Korean performance culture to the world, and in developing the Nanta culture.
Lee Kyu-cheol is the leader of the Chunga Art Company which was founded in 2013. He takes over the stage with his powerful performance and unequaled charisma whenever he performs.
Chun Ji-won is the leader of the group 'J.Stick' which was founded in 2014, and the director of the theater company 'Deulimeuro'.
She was the first to bring 'Bodyta', to Korea, which is a performance that uses the body as an instrument. The seemingly simple yet extravagant performance is bound to wow the audience.