Contemporary culture of North Korea
The contemporary culture of North Korea is based on traditional Korean culture, but developed since the establishment of North Korea in 1948.Juche's ideology asserts Korea's cultural distinctiveness a...
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North Korean literature
The partition of Korea following the Second World War led to a considerable cross-border movement, which included writers moving from North to South or from South to North.North Korea's subsequent lit...
Korean film
The term "Cinema of Korea" (or "Korean cinema") encompasses the motion picture industries of North and South Korea. As with all aspects of Korean life during the past century, the film industry has of...
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Music of Korea
Traditional Korean music includes combinations of the folk, vocal, religious and ritual music styles of the Korean people. Korean music, along with arts, painting and sculpture has been practiced sinc...
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Korean architecture
Korean architecture refers to the built environment of Korea from c. 30,000 BC to the present.
From a technical point of view, buildings are structured vertically and horizontally. A construction ...
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Isang Yun Competition
The ISANGYUN Competition is an international music competition, held annually in Tongyeong, South Korea. It commemorates Isang Yun (1917–1995), a Korean composer who was born in Tongyeong and later se...
Gayageum
The gayageum or kayagum is a traditional Korean zither-like string instrument, with 12 strings, though some more recent variants have 21 or other numbers of strings. It is probably the best known tra...
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Eatyourkimchi
Eatyourkimchi is a production company based in South Korea that publishes videos featuring the two creators, Simon and Martina Stawski. They are known for their videos which compare the differences in...
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Jeokbyeokga
Jeokbyeokga is one of the five surviving stories of the Korean pansori storytelling tradition. The other stories are Simcheongga, Heungbuga, Chunhyangga and Sugungga. This story is a retelling of the...
Nagak
The nagak (also called na, sora, or godong) is a large seashell played as a horn in Korean traditional music. It produces only a single tone and is used primarily in the military procession music cal...
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Sohaegeum
The sohaegeum (hangul: 소해금; hanja: 四奚琴) is a North Korean musical instrument, developed in the 1960s. It is essentially a modernized form of the haegeum (a traditional Korean bowed vertical fiddle). S...
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Chuk (instrument)
The chuk (hangul: 축; hanja: 柷) is a traditional Korean musical instrument used in Confucian (Munmyo) and Royal Ancestral Shrine (Jongmyo) ceremonies to signal the beginning of a ritual music performan...
Simcheongga
Simcheongga is one of the five surviving stories of the Korean pansori storytelling tradition. The other stories are Chunhyangga, Heungbuga, Jeokbyeokga, and Sugungga.
The exact date of when Simch...
Pop Scenarios
Pop scenarios, usually as pertaining to Japanese or Korean pop groups, are works of fanfiction in which a situation is created, and the reactions of each member of the group are given, either to creat...
Nabal (instrument)
The nabal is a long, straight brass horn used in Korean traditional music. As the instrument has no valves or finger holes it is not a melodic instrument but rather plays a single sustained tone. The ...
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Janggu
The janggu (or janggo; also spelled changgo) or sometimes called seyogo (slim waist drum) is the most widely used drum used in the traditional music of Korea. It is available in most kinds, and consis...
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Korean barrel drum
The Korean barrel drum is a shallow, barrel-shaped drum used in several types of Korean music, one of the many traditional Korean drums.This variety of drum has a round wooden body that is covered on ...
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Kim suk-ja
Kim suk-ja(Hangul: 김숙자 (金淑子); December 20, 1926 -December 23, 1991 ) was an Ingan-munhwage of Salpulyi, which is the 97th Important Intangible Cultural Properties of Korea. As a Korean classical m...
Hyangak
Hyangak, literally "village music," is a traditional form of Korean court music with origins in the Three Kingdoms period (57 BC-668 AD). It is often accompanied by traditional folk dances of Korea,...
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T'ong guitar
T'ong guitar (or tong guitar) was a form of Korean music developed in the early 1970s. It was heavily influenced by American pop music, and artists in the genre were considered Korean versions of Ame...
Boheoja
Boheoja (보허자; 步虛子:literally "Pacing the Void") is a Korean court music repertoire originated from China. It was introduced from Song Dynasty during Goryeo Dynasty period which at the time was ruled by...
Kkwaenggwari
The kkwaenggwari is a small flat gong used primarily in folk music of Korea. It is made of brass and is played with a hard stick. It produces a distinctively high-pitched, metallic tone that breaks ...
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Jeongak
Jeongak (literally "proper music") is that category of Korean music which is considered classical, as distinct from minsogak which is folk music. The category has traditionally been associated with th...
Galgo
The galgo (or yang-janggo or yango) is a traditional Korean drum. The drum has an hourglass-shaped wooden body and two drum heads of identical diameter, similar to the janggu. Compared to the janggu, ...
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Bipa
The bipa is a pear-shape lute that is a traditional Korean musical instrument which is related to the Chinese pipa, the Vietnamese đàn tỳ bà and the Japanese biwa. The bipa fell out of use in the earl...
Buk (drum)
The buk is a traditional Korean drum. While the term buk is a native Korean word used as a generic term meaning "drum" (the Sino-Korean word being go), it is most often used to refer to a shallow barr...
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Deoneum
Deoneum (hangul: 더늠) is a new, revised section of a pansori song, made by a master pansori singer.Following years of training, master singers sometimes change or add new parts to a pansori song, input...
Samul nori
Samul nori is 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 inst...
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Chunhyang (2000 film)
Chunhyang (Hangul: 춘향뎐; RR: Chunhyangdyeon) is a Korean Pansori film directed by Im Kwon-taek, with a screenplay by Kang Hye-yeon and Kim Myung-gon. Distributed by CJ Entertainment, the f...
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