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|Baudeogi made history by becoming the first female entertainer in Korea to lead the vaudeville troupe Namsadangpae. Armed with her artistic personality and an array of special talents, Baudeogi entertained the construction workers working on Gyeongbokgung Palace in the 19th century with popular folk performances. In recent years, Namsadang’s Jeonsugwan was recreated to share the indomitable spirit and artistic talents of Baudeogi with the people of today.
The reformatted performance is comprised of six exciting acts of Namsadang: Salpan (a tumbling performance), Deolmi (a puppet show), Deotboegi (a mask show), Pungmulnori (a traditional folk dance), Beonanori (spinning hoops and dishes), and Eoreum Jultagi (tightrope walking). Much like in the olden days, the show embodies the spirit of coming together and is a fascinating and energetic display of folk art that is as captivating the first time you see it as it is the hundredth.
Major Highlights: The most popular portion of the program is the tightrope walking act called “Eoreum Jultagi,” which starts with audiences breathlessly watching the risky tricks upon the rope and ends with thunderous rounds of applause.
|Saturday Daytime Performance (14:00-15:00)
Deotboegi (mask play), Namsadang puppet show, Salpan (tumbling performance) & Beonanori (spinning hoops and dishes)
** 1 performance each week (performance types alternate on a weekly basis)
Saturday Nighttime Performance (18:00-19:30)
Pungmulnori (traditional percussion music & dance), Salpan (tumbling performance), Beonanori (spinning hoops and dishes), Mudongnori (a performer dances with a child on his shoulders in a prayer for fertility), Sangmonori (hat spinning), Eoreum Jultagi (tightrope walking)
Sunday Daytime Performance (14:00-15:30)
Eolleun (magic show), Pungmulnori (traditional percussion music & dance), Salpan (tumbling performance), Beonanori (spinning hoops and dishes), Sangmonori (hat spinning), Eoreum Jultagi (tightrope walking)
|March 17, 2013 - November
25, 2013 (Every Saturday & Sunday)
* No performances on the first week of August (August 4-5)
- Saturday Day Performance: 14:00-15:00
- Saturday Night Performance: 18:00-19:30
- Sunday Day Performance: 14:00-15:30
|1,000 won / Ticket Reservations (Korean)
* Inquiries: +82-31-678-2518
Bus Terminal, take a taxi to Namsadang. (4km)
Call the Korea Travel Hotline for assistance with directions.
|www.namsadangnori.org (Korean, English)|