A Tool for Peace: Interview with a Korean Folklorist, Mr. Chi-Chung Kim
Celebrate Lunar New Year with Brooklyn Public Library’s Heritage Ambassador, Vong Pak. Listen as Vong Pak interviews Chi-Chung Kim, a Pungmul player (Korean percussive music) who launched Korean folklore on the East Coast. Why does he still play Pungmul after 70 years? What does Korean music mean to him? Join us for this virtual program.
This pre-recorded program will air at 6:00pm on the BPL Facebook page
Vong Pak is a Korean folklore, teaching artist, and theater practitioner. He is a CRNY grant award artist and BPL Heritage Ambassador. Currently he does archiving for the first generation of the Korean immigrant folklores in the U.S.