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Stage Musicals Embrace Korean Traditional Music to Meet Diversified Demand

Stage Musicals Embrace Korean Traditional Music to Meet Diversified Demand

SEOUL, Aug. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s stage musicals have joined hands with gukak, or Korean traditional music, to meet the rising demand of Korean people for diversified cross-genre shows. Musical “Pan” has been gaining more-than-expected popularity since it premiered in July at Jeongdong Theater, a state-run venue that stages traditional performing arts. Set [...]

Korean Traditional Music Festival to Hit Major Spots in Seoul This Month

Korean Traditional Music Festival to Hit Major Spots in Seoul This Month

SEOUL, Sept. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — An inaugural festival of Korean traditional music featuring scores of high-end concerts will hit Seoul’s major tourist spots for a three-week run from this weekend, organizers said Wednesday. The Seoul Metropolitan Government said it will host the 1st Seoul Korean Traditional Music Festival from Sept. 6-29 to provide citizens [...]