Social and Cultural Event
Date & Time : 7/14 (Sat.) 6:30 – 9 pm
Location : Grand ballroom, 3F Sheraton Incheon Hotel
The social and cultural event is scheduled in the evening of Saturday, July 14. The event includes a cultural program inviting you to the exquisite world of traditional Korean music and a banquet where you can meet with other conference attendees while enjoying westernized version of Korean food.
Cultural Program: Korean Traditional Music
Department of Korea Traditional Music, Hanyang University
• Sujecheon
The most representative piece in the jeongak repertoire. It is performed by an ensemble composed primarily of wind instruments, including the piri and daegeum. The title Sujecheon may be translated as "Long Life, Immeasurable as the Heavens."
• Shinawi
The shamanistic music of Korea. It is performed improvisationally by a musical ensemble. The traditional sinawi ensemble followed the principle of sam-hyeon-yuk-gak (三絃六角), with two flutes, a haegeum, a daegeum, a janggu (hourglass-drum), and a large buk (drum).
• Minyo
Korean folk songs.
• Samul nori
A genre of traditional percussion music originating in Korea. The word samul means "four objects" and nori means "play"; samul nori is performed with four traditional Korean musical instruments: kkwaenggwari (a small gong), jing (a larger gong),janggu (an hourglass-shaped drum), and buk (a barrel drum similar to the bass drum).