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Korean Thanksgiving (Fall Block Party)

September 18, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – September 18, 2015 @ 11:59 pm
Crow Collection of Asian Art
Korean Thanksgiving (Fall Block Party)            @ Crow Collection of Asian Art

Chuseok, also known as Korean Thanksgiving Day, is a major holiday in Korea that celebrates family and community, and marks the beginning of the harvest season. Share in the festivities with traditional Korean food, dances, fashion, and activities.

See the full schedule here!

  • KOREAN DRUMMERS: Hansol Samulnori performing Korean Nong-ak(농악) Dance and Buk Dance
  • DEMONSTRATION: Korean Tea Ceremony with Nicole O. Conrad
  • DEMONSTRATION: Taekwondo with Yim’s Taekwondo Institute
  • PERFORMANCE: Korean Folk Tales with Twice Upon a Time Storytellers
  • PERFORMANCE: Traditional Korean Song and Dance with Mimi Shin
  • PERFORMANCE: Korean Crossover Songs with Grace Baek
  • Come experience the world of Korean cross-over songs performed by a classical cross-over soprano, Grace Baek. Miss Baek will be bringing back classical folk songs from years past with a modern interpretation while keeping tradition alive.  The most famous of them is Arirang, a song dating back 600 years in the Joseon Dynasty and universally recognized as a national song among its people. The fusion of traditional Korean and Western musical instruments along with the pure, angelic voice of Miss Baek is a combo you don’t want to miss.
  • ART ACTIVITY: Origami Hanbok
  • ART ACTIVITY: Sotdae
  • ART ACTIVITY: Taeguk Gift Box