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Second Concert featuring Korean Human Cultural Assets

The Korean Cultural Center Washington, D.C. is pleased to help present the Second Concert with Korean Human Cultural Assets, featuring master performances of Korea’s nationally-recognized Important Intangible Cultural Properties, at the George Mason University Center for the Arts’ Harris Theatre on November 30 starting at 6 pm. 

This rare gathering of intangible cultural property holders from Korea offers 10 varied performances, including the pulse-pounding traditional percussion ensemble Samulnori, folk songs of Korea's southern provinces, indigenous Shaman ritual dance and music, Buddhist dance, traditional instrumental solos, and the iconic Jindo Bukchum drum dance, among others.

Korea's Important Intangible Cultural Properties are performance arts, music, dance, and skilled crafts which are fundamental to Korean culture and preserved for future generations by specially designates masters. 

In celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday, this special program is organized by the Traditional Art Society of Korea and the Korean Traditional Music Association of America with support from the Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, the Korean Cultural Center Washington, D.C. (KCC), and the Korean Traditional Performing Arts Foundation. 

WHAT: Master traditional music and dance performances of Korea’s Intangible Cultural Properties
WHEN: Sunday, November 30, 2014, 6:00-8:00 p.m. 
WHERE: Harris Theatre, George Mason University Center for the Arts (4400 University Dr. Fairfax, VA 22030)
washingtonsorichung@gmail.com | (703) 642-0020
Jang-soo Suh | jsuh@koreaembassy.org | (202) 797-6347