Press Release (ePRNews.com) - NEW DELHI, India - Oct 03, 2016 - JBM Global School, Noida and Korean Cultural Center, India Embassy of the Republic of Korea, organized two week ‘Samulnori Workshop’ at the campus. Samulnori is a traditional Korean musical form. Four different musical instruments were used during this workshop – Jhangu, Bok, Kwengwari and Jhing. Students from classes VII th to Xth, participated in this energetic workshop. Teachers too were seen enjoying the rhythm and beats.
The workshop started on 19th September and lasted till 30th September, 2016, from 9:30AM to 11:30 AM. This two hours’ workshop not only added value to music but also enhanced their knowledge about Korean Culture and Indo – Korean Historical relation.
Oh Young Hwan, Korean musical expert said “Students are talented and curious for learning. They are crazy for music and this craziness will take them far in this profession”.
Dr. Upma Arora, Principal JBM School Noida, said that it was great pleasure and fun to host ‘Samulnori workshop’ at school. She said that students grasped the Salmunori notes with great interest and learned the Korean musical concept of yin and yang. She added further that she was grateful to the Korean Cultural Centre team for sharnig Samulnori knowledge with the students.
Kim Kum Pyong Director of KCC India said that such kind of workshop helps in exchange of culture between both the countries. Korean Sports, Script and even the Korean Music has an essence of Indian culture. He added that students from both the countries understand each other at the ground level. We have many such workshops running at our Korean Cultural Center and interested students can learn by turning up at the Center.
The Samulnori Workshop was first started in 1978 in Korea to promote music and cater to the musical needs of Korean Musicians. The workshop is an inspiring project that helps aspiring students discover and pursue their passion. These days Samulnori is becoming more popular as Music composers are incorporating it’s sound into modern music.
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