Songs of Living and Dying: An Evening of Korean Music

June 10, 2014
Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Ohio UNion, U.S. Bank Conference Center
Two Korean music performers in the street during a parade

The Institute for Korean Studies presents:

Korean traditional music reflects a world almost lost to modernization. Still, its tunes and lyrics vividly deliver the realities of living and dying, labor and leisure of the old Korea. This event showcases songs, dances, and percussions from the Korean southwest and especially the island of Jindo, a major fishing and farming hub. Along with Professor Chan E. Park of OSU's Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, the performance features visiting artists Cho Ohwhan and Go Mikyoung of the Jindo Folk Performing Arts Company, both involved in the Korean system of cultural preservation through the designation of National Cultural Assets. Admission free. Q & A to follow.

For information on dance workshops on October 8th and 9th, contact Prof. Park.

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