Saturday 4 February 2012: Pungmul Nori Performer
Pungmul Nori is one of the oldest and most popular folk arts of Korea.
It refers to the percussion bands that performed in farming villages on various occasions, festivities and celebrations; including planting and harvesting seasons, New Year, and Full Moon to invoke blessings and repel evil spirits.
It is an activity that calls on the collective energy and unity of the community.
This is the leader JunKyu Lee as he leads the group into the auditorium while striking the Jing.
Khwaenggwari = Small gong
Jing = Larger gong
Janggu = Hourglass-shaped drum
Buk = Barrel drum
Sogo = Hand drum
Taepyeongso = Double reed wind instrument
San Diego Korean Pungmul School