Cross-Cultural Arts Festival: Sounds of Korea at Shea Center for Performing Arts at William Paterson University
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The fourth annual William Paterson University Cross-Cultural Art Festival will celebrate the Asian cultures of Korea, Japan and China on campus in Wayne from March 1 to April 13. Korea week begins on April 1 with a Korean Film Festival and a music performance. Other highlights include a panel discussion, traditional calligraphy, displays, a K-pop dance performance and Korean food. The week of events will close on April 5 with “Sounds of Korea,” the premier performance group of Korean traditional arts in the U.S. The troupe will perform traditional Korean music and dance.
The mesmerizing “Fan Dance” and “Drums of Ecstasy” are among the dazzling and engaging repertoire of Sounds of Korea. Under the direction of Sue Yeon Park, noted master artist and recent recipient of the NEA National Fellowship Heritage Award, Sounds of Korea showcases beautifully crafted instruments and colorful costumes in their stunning productions.