[KS] Request to post news item

Alison Tokita Alison.Tokita at arts.monash.edu.au
Wed Oct 10 18:32:26 EDT 2007

Thanks for your help.  Can you please post the following announcement. 
Many thanks.  Alison Tokita


 From October 18-20, interested persons in Canberra and Melbourne can
enjoy performances of traditional Korean performing arts led by Mr Pak
Chunyông, holder of the status of Human Treasure for the Paebaengi kut.
Rarely seen outside Korea, this pansori-like song is a sung epic drama
about Buddhism and shamanic ritual.  Programme will also include folk
songs and dances, and P'ungmul nori drumming.

The performances will be introduced by Dr Roald Maliangkay of the
Australian National University.

The events are sponsored by the Korean Foundation, and supported by the
Australian National University and Monash University.

Canberra: October 18 and 19

18 October, 10:00 to 12:00 am: Performance at Narrabundah College,
Narrabundah, ACT
2:00 to 5:00 m: Performance at Burgmann Chapel, ANU (Open to students of
19 October, 5:00 to 9:00 pm: Performance at The Street Theatre. This
performance will be open to the general public.
(for full details, contact Ms Kim Grant:
kim.grant at anu.edu.au; http://koreanstudies.anu.edu.au)

Melbourne: 20 October, 7:30 pm:  Performance at Monash University,
Japanese Studies Centre Auditorium.  (Bookings essential)
(for full details see http://arts.monash.edu.au/korean/)

Associate Professor Alison Tokita
Convenor, Japanese Studies Program
Executive member (ex officio), Japanese Studies Association of Australia
School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics
Monash University  Vic 3800 Australia
Tel: 61 3 9905 2275

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