KDSSC offers culturally diverse seniors a special senior program : Korean traditional Nori workshops. “Nori,” a Korean word for amusement or playing, is the main theme of this project. The project consists of two workshops: Yunnori (or Yutnori) workshop and Samulnori workshop. General activities of traditional Korean amusements will be revised by professional art director and guest instructors to create an age friendly, recreational workshops. The project will offer a unique amusing experience for the participating seniors who can capitalize on more benefits of dancing and drumming, both physically and mentally.
Title: Korean Playing for Seniors!
1. Yut-nori workshop (“Yut-nori” is also romanized as “Yun-nori”)
Seniors, two teams, dance to rhythmical traditional folk music while playing yut by casting yut sticks (cf., dice for a board game) and discussing a team strategy. Activities will be recreated for seniors through the integration of basic dance forms and Yut-nori rules.
2. Samulnori workshop
Activities for individuals or a group of a few seniors learning about basic skills of the four key percussion instruments of Korean farmer’s music. The Samulnori workshop provides a fun opportunity to learn about four instruments: Kkwaenggwari (a small gong), Janggo (an hourglass-shaped drum), Buk (a barrel drum), and Jing (a large gong).
When: 11AM, Thursdays from September 3 to December 7, 2015
Where: KDSSC Studio, 1133 Leslie St., Toronto (Korean Cultural Centre)
Who: Any senior interested in healthy lifestyle through involving in Korean dance and cultural activities (15 seniors only)
Registration and questions at 416-443-9329 [email protected]
You may find more information to check our website www.KoreanDance.net or Facebook KDSSC Facebook http://www.facebook.com/kdssc/
We acknowledge the generous financial assistance of the Government of Ontario.
Thank you! Merci!