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Korean Traditional Fan Dance

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Title Korean Traditional Fan Dance (2019)
Field of Study Sport
Type Academic course
Credits 3
Contact hours 45
Schedule
Course code ISS1058
Course number
Description

This course focuses on a traditional form of Korean fan dance. The course consists of an introduction to Korean folk dance, practicing Korean dance techniques and learning how to perform a traditional Korean fan dance. Students not only learn about traditional Korean fan dance but also gain a deeper understanding of Korean culture.

Korean fan dance also called Buchaechum is one of the most popular traditional dances in Korea performed by a group of female dancers wearing Hanbok, a Korean traditional dress. The dancers create natural shapes of flowers, butterflies and waves using the peony-colored fans. Students will master a simple piece of Korean fan dance throughout the course.

Objective The goal of the class is to introduce Korean folk dance and traditional culture through hands-on experiences. Students will learn basic Korean dance techniques and work collaboratively with other students to present the Korean fan dance performance for the event of graduation day.
Preparations 1. Fans would be provided for class. 2. Dance shoes ($ 20 Each/ KRW 20,000)
Materials
Evaluation
Participation
40%
Final exam
60%
Last Updated January 29, 2020
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