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The 9th Korea Arab Friendship Caravan
Category: Film & Media
Hosted by : The Embassy Of The Republic Of Korea

22nd Oct from 08:00 PM - 11:30 PM

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Salmiya, Hawalli Governorate, Kuwait

The Embassy of the Republic of Korea is organizing the Korean Cultural Event in cooperation with the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters.
Date: Saturday Oct 22, 2016
Time: 8:00 pm
Venue: Abdulhussain Abdulredha Theater in Salmiya (Previously Salmiya Theater)
Program: Korean Traditional dance, B-Boy Performance
Admission: Free
Please come and enjoy the Korean traditional and modern cultural performances ^_^
Korean Traditional Dance
Name of the Team: Gyeonggi Provincial Dance Company
Gyeonnggi Provincial Dance Company is founded in 1993 to develop excellence and originality from the Korean traditional dances and to promote them overseas. Under Mr. Kim Jung-hak, the art director, the company conducts more than 150 performances per year in domestic and abroad including the Arab world, Australia, Canada, China, Japan Mexico, Spain, UK and USA, on the basis of developing traditional choreography and creating unique contemporary dance routines.
1. Samulnori (Ensemble of four percussions)
A very dynamic musical piece played by four kinds of percussions, drums and Korean traditional gongs named as Kkwaenggrwari and Jing.
2. Buchae-Chum (Fan dance)
The most representative of Korean dances, Buchae-chum involves a group of dancers who create beautiful choreography with hand-held flower fans.
3. Jindo Buk-Chum (Jindo Drum Dance)
Jindo Buk-chum is originally part of a drum dance in Jindo Province. Unlike other regions in Korea, Jindo Province uses both sides of the drum, which enhances the effect of expressing delicate melodies and rhythms.
4. Yangmyeon Tal-Chum (Double faced Mask Dance)
A double faced mask dance consists of an interesting love story that has sudden changes in dance routines in comical choreography. Dancers wear a double faced mask that has a woman’s face on front and a man’s face at the back.
5. Janggu-chum (Hourglass drum dance)
Janggu-chum is a rhythmic piece, where female dancers play various beats with the Janggu(traditional Korean drum) while tiptoeing and jumping across the stage in unique dance steps.
6. Nongak-Mu
The origin of Nongak-mu can be traced back as a type of community game or play in farming communities that gathered together to add some fun and muster strong spirit to their work through music.
B-Boy Performance
Name of the Team: Expression Crew
Expression Crew, appearing in Marionette is the first Asian team to win the highly recognized international “Battle of the Year” dance competition, the ‘World Cup of B-Boy Dancing,’ in Germany in 2002.

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