Hwanggeum-ri, Damyang, is a typical rural village located in the middle of a wide field in the upper reaches of the Yeongsangang River. It is a village with a wide field and rich property, and has a unique artistic tradition, and the songs sung while farming rice paddies are being handed down.
Damyang's Golden Driedle Song covers the entire process of steaming unknowns, planting unknowns, tying rice paddies, and jangwonjil. And each song is composed of late sounds and frequent sounds, especially in the non-maggi area, various songs such as <Jihwasori>, <Tteol소리, <Nahesori소리, and 사Sadu YeoSori소리 are arranged. The composition and composition of the songs are well illustrated by the fact that they have been passed down with the style and spirit of folk art in Namdo. In particular, the transfer of various songs, including the mock-up song, which is hard to see in other regions, the collective spirit sung with strength and excitement, and the various and colorful musical composition and melody, illustrate the degree of tradition and artistry of the golden song.
Damyang's Hwanggeum Deul song represents the upper reaches of the Yeongsangang River. The tradition of folk art in the Yeongsangang River basin, which is the lifeline of South Korea, is preserved intact. It is a well-known wild song for its participation in the 13th Namdo Cultural Festival since 1983 and the 26th National Folk Arts Competition in 1985.
Nam Gwi-hee (born in 1948), a singer-songwriter, succeeded her father's entertainment and has been leading the Golden Singing Performance since her 30s, and is a native musician who has been living in Geumgeum-ri for three generations as a local musician with excellent singing ability. And residents of Hwanggeum-ri have a special passion for preserving wild songs. The village of Hwangyum has organized the Wild Song Preservation Society and established the Wild Song Training Center to continue the transmission.
As such, Hwang-Yi-Yum's wild song is well equipped with songs that correspond to the whole process of rice paddy farming, and has the characteristics of wild songs that belong to the upper reaches of the Yeongsangang River and inland areas of South Jeolla Province, which have academic value comparable to wild songs in the islands and coastal areas of South Jeolla Province, is well expressed by male singers, and is a collective labor art for the preservation of wild singing. In addition, it is necessary to recognize Nam Gwi-hee as an entertainment holding organization, Damyang Golden Ddeul Song Preservation Society, and as an entertainment holder.