PHOTOS: Korean dance performance at the 12th Delhi International Arts Festival

The 12th Delhi International Arts Festival witnessed colourful performances by South Korean artists who presented musical and dance performances during the opening ceremony at the Purana Quila, and the next day at Central Park, Connaught Place. It was the first time in India that South and North Korean dance performances were presented on the same stage.

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The 12th Delhi International Arts Festival witnessed colourful performances by South Korean artists who presented musical and dance performances during the opening ceremony at the Purana Quila, and the next day at Central Park, Connaught Place. It was the first time in India that South and North Korean dance performances were presented on the same stage.

The 12th Delhi International Arts Festival witnessed colourful performances by South Korean artists who presented musical and dance performances during the opening ceremony at the Purana Quila, and the next day at Central Park, Connaught Place. It was the first time in India that South and North Korean dance performances were presented on the same stage.

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After Korea got divided into north and south respectively, the dance style also has been changed as time passed. Both the south and the north dance have their own characteristics which the performing group showcased on one single stage.

After Korea got divided into north and south respectively, the dance style also has been changed as time passed. Both the south and the north dance have their own characteristics which the performing group showcased on one single stage.

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Performances included Janggo solo dance, Longing Gangnam, Teapyung dance, Nangamhanae and more.

Performances included Janggo solo dance, Longing Gangnam, Teapyung dance, Nangamhanae and more.

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The leading performer, Choe Shin-ah, is a North Korean defector who was a dance director in North Korea, and now she is a South Korean national. She has been performing for last 26 years and founded her own troupe in 2015 in South Korea.

The leading performer, Choe Shin-ah, is a North Korean defector who was a dance director in North Korea, and now she is a South Korean national. She has been performing for last 26 years and founded her own troupe in 2015 in South Korea.

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When asked about performing in front of an Indian audience, Choe said she loved the experience since she felt the audience understood her. Choe mentioned that she likes all kinds of Indian food and could not pick on any one dish as her favourite.

When asked about performing in front of an Indian audience, Choe said she loved the experience since she felt the audience understood her. Choe mentioned that she likes all kinds of Indian food and could not pick on any one dish as her favourite.

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