Vong Pak

Korean Imigrant Dance in America
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Artistic Discipline: Dance
Category: Creative Equations Fund: Cultural Heritage & Diversity
Grant Year: 2023
Location: Park Slope

"Korean Immigrant Dance in America" is a traditional Korean dance with live music performance by the first generation of the Korean immigrant folklores in New York. They will perform from Korean court music to ritual dance. The featuring artists will be Myung Soon Choi, Chi-Chung Kim, Jung Bae Park, and more. Their average age is 82 year old. Since they moved to America in 1970s and 1980s, they have preserved their authentic musical groove and dance in the U.S. Audience can enjoy the sophisticated beauty of the traditional Korean performing arts, which have passed on their veins for centuries.