Dance like fallen leaves for mid-autumn days
Invitation performance 「Baek Gyeong-Woo, winner of President Prize of the 15th Park Rok-Joo’s Korean Traditional Performing Arts Competition」
Daegu Culture & Arts Center has arranged this performance with Bae Gyeong-Woo, winner of President Prize of the 15th Park Rok-Joo’s Korean Traditional Performing Arts Competition, and his dance company at Palgol Hall of Daegu Culture & Arts Center at 7:30 P.M, Oct. 30(Fri), presenting citizens quite, but powerful dance performances.
Korean dancer Baek Gyeong-Woo, apprentice of deceased dancer Lee Mae-Bang who is honorary holders of important intangible cultural property No. 27 Seungmoo and No. 97 Salpuri dance, is showing elegant and graceful dances with traditional formality which Lee Mae-Bang completed.
Directed by ‘Jang Yoo-Gyeong’, both professor and choreographer of dance at Keimyung Univ, Baek and other 20 professional dancers will perform with 14 musicians. It starts with a drum dance of a so-called ‘the Sound of Korea’, followed by solo dances of graceful and elegant ‘Giwonmoo’, ‘Seungmoo’ and ‘Sapoongjeonggam’, which can surely show his true colors.
Especially Lee Mae-Bang’s ‘Giwonmoo’, praying dance for national prosperity and the welfare of the people, is a fancy, stylish dance in royal costume, which not only features artistic value, but also escalates excitement within humans to various rhythms like Pusal, Eotmori, Bongjangchi, etc. In addition, various programs including group dances (e.g, ‘Taepyeongmoo’ which is solemn and magnificent and ‘Ipchoom’ which is Korean women’s beauty of self control) will be presented to Daegu citizens.
Bae Gyeong-Woo is always hard at work on what stories he can deliver people through performances. ‘dance has originated from Seoul, but I want to contribute to the diversity of traditional dances in my hometown, Daegu.’, revealed his hope. And Choi Hyun-Mook, head of Daegu Culture & Arts Center who planned this project, stated his planning intention, ‘Dance carries stronger messages than any words and is powerful. So for the reason it is of great artistic value. I really hope this performance to become a golden opportunity to let people know about the value of traditional arts more.’
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planned by Daegu Culture & Arts Center
- Date : Oct.30(Fri) at 19:30
- Venue : Palgong Hall of Daegu Culture & Arts Center
- Organized by: Daegu Culture & Arts Center
- For more information: Arts Planning Division of Daegu Culture & Arts Center at 053-606-6131/3
- Tickets : All seats are invited(Enter on a first-come first-served basis)