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Namsadang Nori Six Episodes

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  • History/Culture
  • Namsadang
  • 만나이 안내 새창열림
  • 본문인쇄
  • 트위터 공유 새창열림
  • 페이스북 공유 새창열림
  • 카카오스토리 공유 새창열림
  • 카카오톡 공유 새창열림
  • 밴드 공유 새창열림

Nasadang Nori Six Episodes (parts) Each part characterized by wit, humor, jokes, and social criticism.

The Namsadang Nori performance consists of six parts or episodes, each of which uses Pungmul nori instruments as background music. Each part is characterized by wit, humor, jokes, and social criticism, thus becoming a pop play.

  1. 1. Pungmul nori
    In Namsadang Nori's six parts, Pungmul nori plays a pivotal role, and includes superb Anseong-centered Utdari beats. It presents diverse instruments, such as Hoejok oboe, Kkwaenggwari cymbals, Jing gong, Janggu hour-glass-shaped drum, Buk drum, and Beokgu drum, delivering light beats and body movements, as well as diverse performing methods and individual plays.
  2. 2. Beona nori (dish spinning)
    Beona is one of Korea's traditional artistic skills, and is the skill of spinning a wheel, dish, etc. with a cherry tree bar, tobacco bar, etc. The witty talks between the Beonajaebi performer and the Maehosi (clown) performer add to the fun.
  3. 3. Salpan
    Salpan comes from the mood of life or death in Korean. Saplan is a performance wherein the clown and another performer exchange witty talks and demonstrate their earth acrobatics, boosting the fun of Namsadang Pungmul Nori.
  4. 4. Eoreum (Tightroping)
    Eoreum is the Namsadang term for tightroping. It comes from walking cautiously on the ice in Korean. From 3 m high up on a 10-m rope, the performer shows off his or her or acrobatic skills along with witty dialogue, injecting his or her performance with humor.
  5. 5. Teotboegi
    Teotboegi is a Namsadang term for mask dance. It comes from looking stealthily with a masked face in Korean. The performance presents different characters, such as Saennim, Nochinne, Chibari, Malttugi, Meokjung, Eumjung, Pijori, Kkeoksoe, and Jagngsoe, who are all masked, and they dance and exchange witty and humorous dialogues, delivering entertainment to the audience.
  6. 6. Deolmi (Puppet play)
    Deolmi is the Namsadang term for puppet play. It comes from grasping the neck in Korean because the performance involves grasping the neck. It is also known as Parch Cheomji play and Kkokdu Park Cheomji play.