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Experiencing live performances in South Korea

  • Corry Elyda

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, January 7 2017   /  12:31 am

Colors on stage: Vocalists perform pansori, a traditional Korean genre of musical storytelling, at the 2016 Jeounju International Sori Festival.Besides Korean pop (K-Pop) and drama, South Korea has thriving live art performances. Here are some of them: FIRE MAN SHOW Besides the Cookin’ Nanta performance, which foreign tourists may be familiar with, Seoul is home to many creative performances that are dedicated to a global audience.One such performance is Fire Man. Taking place in the Cecil Theater with a capacity of around 200 seats in Jung-Gu, Seoul, Fire Man combines dynamic acrobatic movements and parkour, which involves rapid gymnastic movements.It tells about people of various backgrounds and different personalities undergoing training in a fire department.The plus point of the performance is the funny storyline and interactive approach to the audience.The highlight of the show i...