South Korea #6 – Hahoe – The Mask Dance Drama – December 2014

April 2, 2019

A 12th Century Mask Dance Drama Before we left the historic Folk Village of Hahoe, we had to take time to see the famous Mask Dance Drama called Hahoe Pyolshin-Gut Tal-nori, handed down by lower-class people since the middle of the 12th century. Village rituals were performed to appease the local goddess and drive away […]

South Korea #5 – Mr. Kim Jong-heung, the famous Wood Carver from Hahoe- December 2014

March 30, 2019

Driving into the Hahoe Folk village visitor parking area where we would camp for a couple of nights, we noticed some interesting woodcarvings and Korean style “totem poles”. We later met the artist, Mr. Kim Jong-heung, who, as it turns out, is quite famous, having presented his works to Queen Elizabeth II on her 73rd […]