Tag: Folk

Korean Traditional Games : between culture and traditions

It’s no big surprise that Korea is one of the best-developed countries when it comes to video games. However what about games off-screen? Do Koreans still enjoy playing historical ones? Originally, Korea’s traditional games were created from folk beliefs. For a long time, the peninsula […]

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Arirang, UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Arirang is a famous melancholic song that all Korean know. It was a real part of Korean’s culture, it had been classified as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in December 2012. Now, the Republic of Korea holds 15 intangible cultural heritages of humanity in […]

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Traditional Korean Mask Dance

Andong : Hahoe Village and the Traditional Korean Mask Dance

Hahoe Village of Andong Hahoe Village is home to descendants of the Ryu clan of Pungsan and is well-known for its traditional houses. Birthplace of renowned scholars of the Joseon Period such as Gyeomam Ryu Un-ryong and Seoae Ryu Seong-ryong, the village became even more […]

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