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Saturday Gugak Concert (Extraordinary Encounter on Saturday)

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Enjoy a different weekend with traditional Korean music and dance!

▪Traditional Korean music performance at “The National Gugak Center” every Saturday, with 30 years history.

▪ Its purpose is to inherit and develop the traditional music culture and bring high-quality performances to the audience.

▪ Well-trained actors dressed in traditional costumes to present the essence of Korean national music to the audience.

▪ Combining various musical elements such as loyal court, folk, and modern, make you travel through the time and space and feel the breath of the ancient Joseon era.

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▪ Saturday Famous Show Performance Schedule 2020
-The first week of each month
“UNESCO Designated Human Intangible Cultural Heritage”
-The second week to the fourth week of each month
”Music, Song and Dance of Korea

For more detailed information please refer to the official website of The National Gugak Center
▪ Introduction for Saturday Performance
Korean Music, Song and Dance takes the most part in the schedule. It is composed of diverse traditional Korean music, pansori and dance.
Korean court music is for audience who are interested in tradition or history. Creative music is for audience who want to enjoy fast-paced music.

Traditional Korean music: It includes a type of ensemble played during the court banquet and ritual and a type of solo by traditional instruments such as haegeum and gayageum.
Pansori:A singer tells stories in different tones. It is performed by a singer and a drummer.>>Check out pansori in detail.
Dance:It is the traditional Korean dance. It is divided into court dance performed in the court banquet and the folk dance passed down among common folks.>>Check out the traditional dance in detail.
Samul nori:Four instruments are used to perform folk entertainment.>>Check out the samul nori for detail.
Creative music:The audience can enjoy the combination of songs composed by modern composers and traditional instruments.
▪ Notice! The Performing location is"Umyeong-dang"
The National Gugak Center has several performance venues. The Saturday Famous Show will be held on the 2nd "Umyeon-dang, 우면당"
▪ Free shuttle bus to subway station after the show
Run at 10 minutes intervals after the show.
Shuttle bus location
Bus Route: Seocho Station (Line 2) → Seoul National University of Education station (Lines 2 and 3) → Nambu Bus Terminal station (Line 3) → The National Gugak Center
Please arrive on foot or by TAXI and other transportation before the show.

Seating Chart

Seat Map of Umyeon-dang(January~December)

Booking Notes

Booking Notes
Depart 1People
Accepted Size for Reservation 1People
Age Restriction over the age of 7
Children can participate for free None
Included Service Performance
Pick-up Service None
Payment Method Online Payment(Credit Card(VISA, MASTER, JCB))
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Deadline Sold Regularly


▪ Opening time of the box office: 60 minutes before the show
▪ Entry time: 30 minutes before the show
▪ Please arrive 15 minutes early.
▪ Seats are arranged based on the order of booking on the day of the performance. Seat assignment is not available.
▪ You can enter and leave the venue during the show. You can ask staffs for help.

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