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The National Center for Korean Traditional Performing Arts
(founded and operated by the government) has over 170 performers and dancers,
while the Korean Folk Performing Arts Center in Namwon in Chollabuk-do
province has approximately 100 performers. The former primarily organizes
performances, promotes educational activities related to traditional performing
arts and publishes related research. Its performances include regular annual
performances, domestic tours, international tours and participation in national
events. Its vast repertoire includes Chong-ak,
Minsogak and dance, and ranges from classical works to more modern
productions. At 5:00 p.m. every Saturday, it offers regular performances, all of
which feature the main genres of Korean traditional music.
At present, more than six high schools specializing in
traditional music have been established. In addition, there are almost twenty
traditional music orchestras active in both Seoul and regional cities. In
response to popular demand, prominent newspapers are also publishing numerous
articles on traditional music in their cultural sections. Regional organizations
have also joined the trend, offering various classes and lectures on traditional
music. Lastly, there are over 500 small and large-scale, traditional music
societies and institutes throughout the country.
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