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Two Koreas List Ssireum as Intangible Cultural Heritage with UNESCO

Two Koreas List Ssireum as Intangible Cultural Heritage with UNESCO

씨름 유네스코 인류무형문화유산 남북공동등재

Ssireum or traditional Korean wrestling involves two contestants grabbing each other's belt to knock the opponent to the ground.

Ssireum or traditional Korean wrestling involves two contestants grabbing each other's belt to knock the opponent to the ground.

허벅지와 허리에 긴 천(샅바)를 메고
힘과 기술로 상대방을 넘어뜨리는 경기, 씨름!

The sport, which has a centuries-old history, is even depicted in wall paintings inside the tombs of kings of the ancient kingdom of Goguryeo.

The sport, which has a centuries-old history, is even depicted in wall paintings inside the tombs of kings of the ancient kingdom of Goguryeo.

고구려 벽화부터 조선시대 풍속화까지
역사 곳곳에 등장하는 한민족 고유의 민속 경기인데...

In Nov., ssireum from South and North Korea was jointly inscribed on UNESCO's list of intangible cultural assets.

In Nov., ssireum from South and North Korea was jointly inscribed on UNESCO's list of intangible cultural assets.

씨름이 사상 처음 남북 공동으로 유네스코 인류무형유산에 등재돼 화제다.

The official name was listed as “Traditional Korean Wrestling (Ssirum/Ssireum).”

The official name was listed as “Traditional Korean Wrestling (Ssirum/Ssireum).”

유네스코에 등재된 명칭은 '한국 전통 레슬링, 씨름‘!

Initially, both Koreas submitted separate bids for the list in 2016.

Initially, both Koreas submitted separate bids for the list in 2016.

당초 남과 북은 2016년 3월과 12월 각각
유네스코에 씨름의 등재신청서를 제출했는데..

South Korean President Moon Jae-in discussed the possibility of a joint bid with UNESCO's Director General in Oct.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in discussed the possibility of a joint bid with UNESCO's Director General in Oct.

지난 10월 문재인 대통령의 프랑스 국빈방문 당시, 유네스코 사무총장과 남북 공동등재에 대해 논의했고,

 The international organization sent its officials to Pyeongyang to follow up on Moon's proposal.

The international organization sent its officials to Pyeongyang to follow up on Moon's proposal.

이후 평양에 유네스코 특사가 파견되는 등 공동 등재가 본격적으로 추진 된 것!

UNESCO finally accepted the joint bid, citing that the tradition shares the same social and cultural meanings in the two Koreas.

UNESCO finally accepted the joint bid, citing that the tradition shares the same social and cultural meanings in the two Koreas.

현대 들어 경기방식, 용어 등 작은 차이가 존재하지만,
사회문화적 의미에서 공통점이 있다 것이 유네스코의 평가!

It added the joint listing was a decision to support "peace and reconciliation on the Korean Peninsula".

It added the joint listing was a decision to support "peace and reconciliation on the Korean Peninsula".

특히 "한반도 평화와 화해를 위한 결정"이라는 것이
유네스코가 밝힌 공동등재 이유인데..

The Korean Ssireum Association welcomed the news, saying it will hold inter-Korean friendly matches in Seoul or Pyeongyang.

The Korean Ssireum Association welcomed the news, saying it will hold inter-Korean friendly matches in Seoul or Pyeongyang.

씨름협회 측은 서울이나 평양에서 남북 친선 경기 개최를 추진하겠다고 밝힌 상황!

The two Koreas' joint listing of ssireum is expected to open doors to many more cultural exchanges.

The two Koreas' joint listing of ssireum is expected to open doors to many more cultural exchanges.

24개국 만장일치로 가결된 씨름의 남북 공동 등재!
남북 문화유산 교류의 계기가 되고 있다.

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Two Koreas List Ssireum as Intangible Cultural Heritage with UNESCO
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Ssireum or traditional Korean wrestling involves two contestants grabbing each other's belt to knock the opponent to the ground.
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The sport, which has a centuries-old history, is even depicted in wall paintings inside the tombs of kings of the ancient kingdom of Goguryeo.
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In Nov., ssireum from South and North Korea was jointly inscribed on UNESCO's list of intangible cultural assets.
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The official name was listed as “Traditional Korean Wrestling (Ssirum/Ssireum).”
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Initially, both Koreas submitted separate bids for the list in 2016.
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in discussed the possibility of a joint bid with UNESCO's Director General in Oct.
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 The international organization sent its officials to Pyeongyang to follow up on Moon's proposal.
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UNESCO finally accepted the joint bid, citing that the tradition shares the same social and cultural meanings in the two Koreas.
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It added the joint listing was a decision to support "peace and reconciliation on the Korean Peninsula".
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The Korean Ssireum Association welcomed the news, saying it will hold inter-Korean friendly matches in Seoul or Pyeongyang.
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The two Koreas' joint listing of ssireum is expected to open doors to many more cultural exchanges.
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