Daegu Intangible Cultural Property No. 18 Towel Dance


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Daegu Intangible Cultural Property No. 18 Towel Dance +

Classification Intangible Cultural Heritage / Traditional Performing Arts / Dance
Designated date 2015.5.11
location Jung-gu, Daegugwangyeok-si
This dance is a dance style that preserves the original dance style of Jeong So-san, who played a leading role in Daegu's dance history from the late 1940s to the late 1970s, as a successor of Ha Kyu-il, Jung So-san and Baek Yeon-wook. It is a unique type of towel dance that combines royal dance and folk dance. The dance has a grandeur, elegance, and moderation, and stimulates the viewer with a bow. Baek Yeon-wook, who was recognized as the holder of the dance, began his career as a student of Jeong So-san in 1955 and has continued the tradition of Jeong So-san, a leading dancer in Daegu during the modern era.


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