1. Han Salang (St. Brigid's Primary School)
Performers : St. Brigid's Primary School
2. Ron Murray
Ron Murray will be joined on stage to create a uniquely multicultural performance that unites both traditional Australian and Korean culture.
Performer: Ron Murray
Samulnori uses a mixture of tradition instrument, with each instrument representing a certain aspect of weather: janggu the rain, buk the clouds, jing the wind and kkwaenggwari thunder. It comes together to create a strong and exhilarating performance.
4. Guest Performance - Saman Melbourne (Indonesian Team)
Saman Melbourne is a dance group that has mix of Indonesian, Australian and other nationalities who simply loves Saman dance and Indonesian cultures and art. Saman is a popular dance from Aceh (North Sumatra) and is well-known as "Dance of Thousand Hands". The dance is performed by a group of people forming a line and characterised by its fast-paced rhythm and harmony between dancers
Performers : Saman Melbourne (Indonesian Team)
Jukseon-dance (Korean traditional fan dance) is performed with wearing hanbok (Korea traditional dress), holding colourful fans that are decorated with feathers and flowers. This dance creates harmony between the dancers and their fans, producing patterns like fine silk. Due to this it is often referred to as the "Jukseon embroidery dance."
Though jango (Korean traditional instruments) performance you can feel the delicacy and femininity of Korean culture. It is brought together by the woodo rhythm (Korean drum beat) creating unity in the performers and enabling them to act like one body.
Kyungo (Korean traditional drum dance) is performed carrying a small drum to create a dynamic and exciting dance.
"Modu" is the Korean word for everything; therefore Modunori incorporates a number of Korean traditions. It as elements of an agricultural rite, were the performers pray for prosperity for the coming agricultural year, however also incorporates a prayer for unification, harmony and prosperity.
Group dancing song the charm of traditional dance harmonizing concerted gestures of dancers and Bango tunes with the exciting farm music tune. Traditional group dances, featuring a unique harmonisation of movement of the dancers to traditional Korean countryside style music.
Buchaechum (Korean traditional fan dance) is thought to be the most uniquely traditional Korean dance, with performers dressed brightly with brightly coloured fans. The performers create mesmerising and beautiful patterns and shapes with the fans.
11. Royal Court Dance
Performers : Hyeon-Seon Kim
12. K-Pop World Festival Melbourne (Special Guest: Hany Lee)
13. Special Guest: Hany Lee
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