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Traditional Korean Ritual at Jongmyodaeje
Traditional Korean Ritual at Jongmyodaeje

Jongmyodaeje (종묘대제) is Korea’s Royal Ancestral Memorial Right that has been recognized with many important designations. Jongmyodaeje is an UNESCO Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity, Important Intangible Cultural Property No. 56 (Jongmyo Jerye), and Korea’s Important Intangible Cultural Property No. 1 (Jongmyo Jeryeak). This ritual is held yearly on the first Sunday […]

Being Trendy With “Han Style”
Being Trendy With “Han Style”

The 2000s brought the “Han Style” by the success of Korean drama, and popular music. In Korea, the Han Style represents Hangeul (Korean alphabet), Hansik (Korean food), Hanbok (traditional Korean clothing), Hanok (traditional Korean houses), and Hanji (traditional Korean paper). As a result of popular Korean dramas and popular music, interest in Korea has been […]

Bringing Back the Hangul
Bringing Back the Hangul

In celebration for the creation of Hangul (the Korean alphabet), Moving Gallery by Moving Art Works brushes away to honor what King Sejong the Great handed down as a way of unifying the social classes. October 9 is Hangul Proclamation Day. Once, it was observed as a national holiday but was discontinued in 1991 due […]