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Pansori Meets Spanish Flamenco


SEOUL, May 27 (Korea Bizwire) A cheerful song and dance festival was held in Madrid, Spain, combining a traditional Korean pansori performance with the traditional Spanish art flamenco.

“Meet Korea-Spain Traditional Music: Pansori & Flamenco,” was held at the Teatro de la Abadía on May 22. The 300-seat theater was filled with local spectators to enjoy the traditional arts ensembles of the East and West.

The next generation of pansori ‘sorikkun’ Jung Bo-gwon, a traditional singer from South Korea, a leading pianist in Korea’s free jazz scene, Miyeon, and Park Jae-cheon, a percussionist, participated in the festival.

The festival, organized by the Korean Cultural Centre in Spain under the auspices of the Spanish National Commission for Cooperation with UNESCO, was organized as a “Korea Sound Festival” program introducing Korean culture.


Image Credit: Korean Cultural Centre in Spain /

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