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National Gugak Center: Saturday Performance of Korea Music & Dance

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Enjoy a different weekend with traditional Korean music and dance!

The National Gugak Center is located in southern Seoul. It was founded for reserving, passing down and developing the traditional music. People can enjoy authentic traditional Korean music with a low price. It aims for globalization and integration of traditional Korean music into daily life. "The Saturday Performance of Korean Music & Dance" presents citizens and tourists a high-quality experience for listening to traditional Korean music. Yeak-dang (about 800 seats) and Umyeon-dang (about 300 seats) were built for traditional Korean music. Dazzling variable traditional Korean music and dances are performed, including jeongak, sogak, creative music, and dance.

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"Saturday Famous Show" Performance Schedule
June 1st, 8th, 22nd, and 29th, "Korean music, songs and dances in Korea", 15th "Korean music creation"
July 6th, 20th, and 27th, "Korean music, songs and dances in Korea", and 13th "Interpretation of Korean dance"
August 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, and 31st, "Korean music, songs and dances in Korea" ※The 24th day includes the ancestral temple rituals
September 7th, 28th, "Interpretation Concert", 21st, "Korean music, Songs and Dances"
October 12th and 26th "Interpretation Concert", 5th "Korean Folk Music", 19th "Korea Music, Song and Dance"
November 2nd, 16th, and 30th, "Korean music, songs and dances in Korea" and 9.23" Interpretation Concert"
December 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th, "Korean music, songs and dances in Korea"
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.

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Booking Notes

Booking Notes
Depart 1People
Accepted Size for Reservation 1People
Age Restriction Can participate in 7 if participant is (Children below pre-school age are not allowed.) years of age or older
Children can participate for free None
Included Service Performance
Pick-up Service None
Payment Method Online Payment(Credit Card(VISA, MASTER, JCB))
※The payment method varies depending on the currency you are charged in.
Main Organizing Company National Gugak Center
Deadline Sold Regularly(Until 2019-12-28)


●Opening time of the box office: 60 minutes before the show
●Entry time: 30 minutes before the show
●No pickup service is available. Please try to arrive 15 minutes early.
●Seats are arranged based on the order of booking on the day of the performance. Seat assignment is not available. Thank you for your understanding.
●You can enter and leave the venue during the show. You can ask staffs for help.

Cancel Policy

・2 days before participating day: 50% of the travel/performance payment
・0~1 day before participating day: 100% of the travel/performance payment

※ The rules above apply to reservation change (participating date and number of participants). Please take note of it.
※ Cancellation requests submitted during the non-business hours of the Hanchao Reservation Center will be treated as submitted on the next business day.
※ If the customer cancels an order paid for with Alipay because of a sudden change of mind, he or she has to be charged 3% of the payment for the travel/performance as a processing fee. It is based on Alipay overseas service policy.
※ An order can not be cancelled if the cancellation request is made too many days after the payment: over 80 days if you paid with Alipay, over 180 days if you paid with UnionPay, over 90 days if you paid with WeChat Pay and over 1 year if you paid with credit card.

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19.04.10 start booking.
●The box office is changed from Yeak-dang to Umyeon-dang. (2018.12.17)

※ The posted information may be changed without additional notice. Please be aware that the integrity of the posted information is not guaranteed.

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