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The Sound of a Flower: New Movie about the First Female Pansori Singer

If there is a feature film about pansori, it’s without doubt Seopyeonje by Im Kwon-taek (서편제, 임권택, 1993). Among his over hundred movies, Im Kwon-taek also shot a sequel (Beyond the Years, 천년학, 2007, which flopped) and another movie based on the Tale of … Continue reading

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Live from Jeonju: Sori Festival Video Stream

Whoever is unable to visit the Jeonju International Sori Festival (전주세계소리축제) this year (like me) has the chance to see at least some of the performances via video stream. The large stage in front of the Sori Arts Center (한국소리문화의전당 … Continue reading

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Reviews from this year’s Sori Festival

It has been over a month, since I’ve been at this year’s Jeonju International Sori Festival (전주세계소리축제). For the first time, I might add, and only one weekend. Unfortunately, the weather turned rather bad on Sunday, typhoon “Sanba” was coming … Continue reading

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