#325 Life Blossoms as Folk Art
World Ch. Schedule : WED 09:05 KST
Date : 2019-12-04
Safeguarding the disappearing folk culture for the past 60 years!
For its 60th anniversary, the Korea Folk Art Festival revisits its history.
Identification of 693 works of traditional performances
Designation of 12 UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
Designation of 37 National Intangible Cultural Heritages
Designation of 101 Municipal and Provincial Intangible Cultural Properties
Designation of 13 Intangible Cultural Assets of the Five Northern Korean Provinces
Hahoe Byeolsingut Talnori, the first to receive the Presidential Award!
The site of Andong International Mask Dance Festival, which succeeded in leveraging Hahoe Byeolsingut Talnori and globalizing an age-old Korean tradition.
Visit a talnori summer training camp, where concerted efforts have been made to conserve Goseong Ogwangdae for the past 50 years
Using nongak as a motif, farm villages have made successful transitions into tourist sites. The Pilbong Gut Festival takes place at Pilbong Nongak Village, where one can experience nongak community music and dance.
The sacred gut ritual! The Chilmeoridang Yeongdeunggut Rites on Jejudo Island display the aesthetics of shamanic rituals.
The painstaking story of reviving a lost folk art, Akkeunkoji Wondamyeoksi of Jejudo Island.
Experience Korean seasonal customs and folk games through Busachilseoknori, whose motif comes from the love story of Buyong and Sadeuk.
Bawijeol Ssangsangyeoh Hosangnori, which has now become Seoul's representative traditional culture, showcases flashy large-scale funeral processions and farewell rituals.
Folk songs which have been passed down through word-of-mouth are now taught in public schools. Primary school students learn Jeju Myeolchi Hurigi Song while trainer Han Seong-bok give a demonstration of this song.
The film presents different types of traditional folk art, which portrays Korea and Korean sentiments.
Experience the roots of Korea through this documentary filmed upon the 60th anniversary of the Korea Folk Art Festival.