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Funeral & Shamanic Chants

Funeral & Shamanic Chants

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Jindo is the third largest of many islands situated to the south-west of the Korean peninsula. It had long preserved a unique traditional culture until a bridge was built, connecting the island to the mainland in 1984. Thanks to it's temperate climate, Jindo Island is rich in agricultural and maritime resources. Of it's nine intangible cultural assets, three- ganggangsullae song and dance, nongak community band of music, dance and rituals, and arirang singing- have been classified by UNESCO as Intangible World Cultural Heritage. The island is renowned for it's artistic activities and achievement. Part of the cultural wealth of Jindo is featured on this release, and includes recorded performances of shamanic and funeral rites which, in surpassing sadness, become occasions for communal rejoicing.
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    • Number of Discs: 1
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    • Label: RADIO OCORA FRANCE
    • UPC/Barcode: 3415820000081
    • Item Number: C 560271