Nongak is the music originally played by farmers when they work with Du-re (an organization for community work) and refers to the music played by percussion instruments such as gonggwari, gong, and janggu drum.
Honam Udo Nongak is a nongak developed around the western plains of Jeollanam-do. Especially, nongak played in Yeonggwang area is based on the nongak of the Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs.
Nongak, or nongak, is a traditional folk music handed down from Yeonggwang, Mujang (Gochang), Jangseong, and Hampyeong. The late Choi Hwa-jip, who lived as a general, is the first to continue the tradition.
The organization of the nongak troupe consists of representative instruments, nong porcelain ryeonggi (令旗), trumpet, iron lead, iron, gong, janggu, drum, sogo, and variegated nori. The gestures are varied and glamorous, and it is said to be a masterpiece.
The mixed colors of Yeonggwang Udo Nongak are the only ones in the country to wear a wooden mask made by hand using paulownia wood, and enjoy folk plays and playing with banquets. In particular, the late Jeon Kyung-hwan was also excellent in the art of decapitation. When you were working on your throat, you called in Mr. Moon Han-joon and worked with him manually, and the technology and equipment are now owned by Mr. Moon Han-joon. There are a total of 10 types of masks, including Daeposu, Yangban, Chambong, Halmi, Cooking, Biricho, and Hongjeoksam.
In early January (Jeongwol), the ritual for village guardian deity is held, and the ritual for village guardian deity (Sam) and village cheonryonggut are performed, and the ritual for village guardian deity is performed to drive out disaster to the family and pray for happiness. Among them, Sangsoe nori and Seoljanggu nori are outstanding.
Currently, Udo Nongak is recognized as the owner of entertainment shows such as Sangsoe Moon Han-joon and Seoljanggu Kim Dong-eon.