Korean Folk Dance and Music from Seoul Performing Arts Company
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The last date listed for Seoul Performing Arts Company was Wednesday November 16, 2005 / 8:00pm.
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Festive folk dance, elegant court dance, and vigorous drum dance are all on magnificent display as the Seoul Performing Arts Company brings Korean traditions of music and dance to Irvine Barclay Theatre in its only West Coast appearance.
The Seoul Performing Arts Company was established in 1986 and has toured in over 42 countries – attracting over three million viewers at home and abroad. This kaleidoscopic ensemble performed at the closing and opening ceremonies of the Seoul Olympics in 1988, the promotional event for the World Cup 2001, the ‘99 Winter Asian Games, 2000 Korea Millennium Grand Gala, and other famous international cultural events held in the United States, Japan, and African and European countries.
The program is a one-of-a-kind fusion of traditional and contemporary Korean arts, taking a firm root in Korea’s cultural soil. This program offers a unique opportunity to enjoy the spectacular dance, song, and poetry of a truly dynamic company.