* Date : 2019-12-28
In ssireum, players use hands and feet to topple one another. This looks easy and simple on the surface but follows scientific principles for many applied techniques thanks to the use of the tool called satba. Another point of interest is what North Korean ssireum looks like and how it is different from the South Korean version.
Part 2 of Ssireum, Beyond Division and Connecting the World shows how people work to preserve the tradition and future value of ssireum in such foreign countries as China and Argentina, reaffirms the value of ssireum through UNESCO’s Decision Statement on North-South Joint Inscription of ‘Ssireum,’ and introduces ssireum’s amazing power and limitless potential of connecting the world.