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Intangible Cultural Heritage List

Intangible Heritage can take the form of a culture's oral traditions and expressions, social practices, festivals, rituals, even it's traditional craftsmanship. The Jongmyo Jerye (종묘제례), for example, is one of the rites performed by the Joseon Dynasty's royal family and has been recognized as one of the world's most precious traditional ceremonies. Pansori, a type of traditional Korean music is performed by just two musicians, a singer and a drummer. Together, they tell a themed story through musical theater. The Gangneung Danoje Festival (강릉단오제) has also been named a masterpiece in human tradition. You can watch the exciting rituals and performances, and even learn to sing Dano folk songs and to carve masks.

>> Click here to find out more about Korea's Intangible Cultural Heritage List

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