Korean mask dance performer

Korean Mask Dance and Music Program at Orvis

Korean mask dance performerThe East-West Center Arts Program will present a performance of Korean mask dance and music Sunday, February 17, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. in Orvis Auditorium on the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa campus.

The program will feature an ensemble called Chunhajeil Tal Gongjakso 천하제일탈공작소 (The Greatest Masque). The group will perform solo mask dances from three famous regional traditions of southeastern Korea, accompanied by a full band of musicians.

The program will also include other traditional Korean dances as well as an improvised group dance described as exploring “new possibilities for traditional dance in modern times.”

Tickets are available on line at https://ewcarts.eventbrite.com. Seating is general–first come, first served. Ticket prices are $25 general; $20 seniors 65+, EWC/UH faculty and staff, and military and veterans; and $10 for college students with ID and children eighteen and under.

In addition to the East-West Center, sponsors of this performance are the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Department of Music, Halla Huhm Foundation, Korean American Foundation Hawai‘i, Kook Min Hur Foundation, and Donald & Iris Kim Foundation.

For additional information, see http://arts.eastwestcenter.org/.

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