Talchum, mask dance drama in the Republic of KoreaRepublic of Korea
Representative List 2022
EN: Bibi's dance at the Goseong Ogwangdae performance. Bibi is an imagerinary creature that punishes hypocritical yangban nobilities by devouring them.
EN: Gilnori parade of Bukcheong Saja Noreum. The guide leads all performers to the center to dance together.
EN: Lion dance at the Bongsan Talchum. The lion is sent by Buddha to punish the corrupted monk. The monk repents, and the lion forgives the monk and they dance together.
EN: Lion dance at the Gangnyeong Talchum. At the start of the performance, the lion and the keeper dance together to purify the theatrical space.
EN: Apostate monk and Bune (young lady) in Hahoe Byeolsingut Talnori. Apostate monk and Bune dance together and satire the corrupted monk.
EN: Jiyeon Gwangdae's dance at the Yechoen Cheongdan Noreum. Four Jiyeon Gwangdaes, wearing masks made from winnows, symbolize the four directions (NSEW) and four seasons.
EN: Master Kim Dong-pyo crafting a Hahoe Tal (mask). He is making a tal of yangban (nobility) by sculpting.
EN: Participants of tal (mask) making class at Andong International Mask Dance Festival.
EN: An elementary school student at the basic education course of Gasan Ogwangdae, wearing a mask made from paper.
EN: Shanghai Korean school students present Hahoe Byeolsingut Talnori performance which they learned from practitioners.