Story of Korea – A New Way of Exploring Korea

Friday, October 31, 2014 at 1–5:30PM

McNamara Alumni Center, University of Minnesota
(200 Oak Street S. E., Minneapolis, MN 55455)

Free event with RSVP


Enrich your experience with
Ivanna Yi, Professor of Korean Literature at Harvard University
Brooke Jee-in Newmaster, Artistic Director of Jang-mi Korean Dance & Drum
Special performances by
The National Orchestra of Korea & Hanyang Traditional Performing Arts
Jang-mi Korean Dance & Drum
B-Boy Faithfoot, Matt Davidson



Story of Korea – A New Way of Exploring Korea is organized by the Department of Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Minnesota and AllThatStory America. 

This event is open to anyone interested in learning more about Korean culture. Anyone who wants to do business with Korean and Korean companies is all welcome. 

In this event, you will see the Jang-mi Korean Dance & Drum’s 2-hour performance including 3 pieces of dances – from a traditional instrument and dance to the contemporary, B-Boy dance. Exquisite handmade Korean costumes, mesmerizing live Korean traditional orchestra music of the National Orchestra of Korea, and world-class playing skills will transport you to another world. The timeless stories are easy to understand, and bring joy and inspiration to children and adults of all backgrounds. 

What will be covered: 
- The trends of globalized mass culture in Korea
- A Unique occasion to experience Korean Performing Arts
- Understanding on Korean emotion seen through Korean literature
- The distinctive musical and narrative heritage of Korea

For more information and to RSVP, please visit

Miro Yoon