Baecheop
Baecheop (Hangul: 배첩) is the Korean art of preserving scrolls of brushed calligraphy or paintings by applying a silk or paper mounting. Craftsmen who specialise in this process are known as baeche...
Juldarigi
Juldarigi (Hangul: 줄다리기, also chuldarigi) is a traditional Korean sport similar to tug of war. It has a ritual and divinatory significance to many agricultural communities in the country, and is p...
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Baltal (art form)
Baltal ("foot mask") Hangul: 발탈 is a form of puppet theatre from Korea. It is one of Korea's Important Intangible Cultural Properties. Baltal is unique in that the puppets used are manipulated wit...
Yeongsanjae
Yeongsanjae (영산재) is a Korean Buddhist ceremony which celebrates the creation of the Lotus Sutra. Primarily preserved and conducted by the Taego Order, the ceremony, which takes place annually on June...
Geommu
Geommu (also transliterated Gummu, Kommu) is a traditional sword dance practiced in Korea. Geommu is performed with special costume, dance motions, and music. The dance is known for its grace in perfo...
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Yangju byeolsandae nori
Yangju byeolsandae nori is Korea's traditional mask drama which is the second most Important Intangible Cultural Properties of Korea after Jongmyo jerye. It is performed primarily in April (chopail), ...
Beopju
Beopju is a traditional Korean rice liquor, of the cheongju family of liquors. It is made chiefly from glutinous rice, and has an alcohol content of about 15%.Beopju first appears in historical recor...
Cheoyongmu
Cheoyongmu is a representative Korean mask dance based on the legend of Cheoyeong (처용, 處容), a son of the Dragon King of the Eastern Sea. It is also the oldest surviving Korean court dance created duri...
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Pungeoje
Pungeoje is a term used for a number of traditional Korean rites related to fishing. In seaside communities, rituals to summon aid from guardian spirits, send off boats, encourage a bounteous catch an...
Yeomsaek
Yeomsaek is a traditional Korean process for dyeing cloth.Yeomsaek primarily uses natural colourings such as tea, saffron and gardenia. The most important of these from a cultural perspective is indig...
Jultagi
Jultagi or eoreum is traditional Korean performance of tightrope-walking. It is included into South Korea's Important Intangible Cultural Properties number 58.
There is no evidence when this acrob...
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Important Intangible Cultural Properties of Korea
The Important Intangible Cultural Properties (Jungyo Muhyeong Munhwajae, Hangul: 중요무형문화재) are aspects of intangible culture that the government of South Korea has officially designated for preserv...
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Seohaean baeyeonsingut
Seohaean baeyeonsingut is a shamanistic exorcism ritual that takes place on top of a boat in the Korea's West Coast region. It is performed to the gods to ask for abundant catches of fish at sea. It's...
Daegeum
The daegeum (also spelled taegum, daegum or taegŭm) is a large bamboo transverse flute used in traditional Korean music. It has a buzzing membrane that gives it a special timbre. It is used in court...
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Sandae noli
Sandae noli is a regional variant of Korean mask dance drama. According to some scholars, sandae noli may be the root form of many other Korean mask dance dramas today, as it was created and managed b...
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Namsadang
The namsadang ([namsʰadaŋ]) is a Korean itinerant troupe which consists of male performers who present various performing arts such as acrobatics, singing, dancing and playing like a circus. It is sai...
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Taepyeongmu
Taepyeongmu (태평무; literally "great peace dance") is a Korean dance with the function of wishing a great peace for the country. Its exact origin is unknown, but Hahn Seongjun (hangul: 한성준; hanja: 韓成俊; ...
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Soban
Soban (Hangul: 소반; hanja: 小盤) are small tray-like tables, usually wooden, used in Korea for carrying food and as individual dining tables. They are generally made of walnut, pine or ginko ...
Wanchojang
Wanchojang (Hangul: 완초장) is the traditional Korean art of creating mats, baskets and boxes from woven sedge (wancho).
Sedge has been a common material for household goods in Korea since the Si...
Jongmyo jerye
Jongmyo Jerye or Jongmyo Daeje is a rite held for worshipping the late kings and queens of the Joseon Dynasty in Jongmyo Shrine, Seoul, South Korea. It is held every year on the first Sunday of May. T...
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Hahoe byeolsingut talnori
Hahoe byeolsingut talnori (하회별신굿탈놀이, 河回別神굿탈놀이) or "Hahoe special ritual drama to the gods" is a Korean masked dance-drama performed every three, five, or ten years at the request of the village deity ...
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Seungjeonmu
Seungjeonmu is a Korean court dance to wish for and celebrate victory. It is originated 2000 years ago and is composed of a sword dance and drum dance called mugo. Seungjeonmu or Dance of Military Tri...
Eunyul talchum
The Eunyul talchum is a type of talchum, Korean traditional mask drama which has been handed down in Eunyul, Hwanghae Province, present North Korea. It is also one of sandaenori is a mask dance that d...
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Taekkyeon
Taekkyeon is a traditional Korean martial art first explicitly recorded in the Joseon Dynasty. Taekkyeon is characterized by fluid, dynamic footwork and utilizes a wide variety of kicks, fist and elbo...
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World Mission Society Church of God
World Mission Society Church of God, also known as the Church of God, is a church that began in South Korea and has spread to over 150 different nations worldwide.
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Pungmul
Pungmul (Hangul: 풍물; Hanja: 風物 IPA: [pʰuːŋmul] POONG-muul) is a Korean folk music tradition that includes drumming, dancing, and singing. Most performances are outside, with dozens of players, all in ...
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Gasa (poetry)
Gasa (or Kasa) was a form of poetry popular during the Joseon Dynasty in Korea. Gasas were commonly sung, and were popular among yangban women. Jeong Cheol, a poet of the 16th century, is regarded a...
Gagok
Gagok is a genre of Korean vocal music for mixed female and male voices. Accompaniments and interludes are played by a small ensemble of traditional Korean musical instruments.
Chaesang
Chaesang Hangul: 채상; hanja: 彩箱 are woven boxes or baskets constructed from strips of bamboo. The art of constructing such baskets (chaesang-jang) is represented by the sole surviving maste...
Seungmu
Seungmu is a Korean dance performed by Buddhist monks. It is one of the most famous Korean traditional dances and designated as South Korea's important intangible cultural asset number 27 in 1969. It ...
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