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  Peasant Dance

  •   A kind of folk dance, peasant dance is a cheerful and interesting group dance rich in national flavor.
       The peasant dance involves cheerful peasant music as well as movements and stunts that match the idiomatic and varied Korean rhythmic tunes.
       As it has been developed as a dance and play for men, its movements are dynamic and have special stunts such as twirling sangmo (a decorative tassel on the cap.).
       Peasant dance is now being inherited and developed in line with the modern aesthetic tastes of the Korean people, and is widely danced at national celebrations, artistic performances and by farmers on the day when they receive their share of distribution.