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Island Winds: Jeju Dances [SOLD OUT]

UPDATE (August 22, 2022) — This event is sold out. Tickets will not be available at the door.


Program

Tuesday, August 30, 2022
7:00 p.m. Show


Join Asia Society Texas for a special dance performance hosted by the Republic of Korea Consulate General in Houston, proudly inviting the Jeju Island Dance Company to celebrate the 140th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Korea and the United States With wonderful performances by the Jeju Island Dance Company, the unique culture and historical characteristics of Jeju Island will be portrayed in a alive under the theme of the four seasons of the island.


About Jeju Special Autonomous Provincial Dance Company

Founded with the aim of promoting local culture and arts in Jeju Island and strengthening residents’ right to enjoy culture, the Jeju Special Self-Governing Provincial Dance Company has established itself as a professional dance group leading the future of “our dance” through aesthetic communication in line with the globality and trend of the times, encompassing the contemporary sense as the basis of history and tradition. Efforts are made to get closer to the residents through various artistic activities such as regular performances, planned performances and visiting performances, and the horizon of the world of works is broadened thanks to the constant challenge and integration of new and diverse forms above the unique Jeju. identify. It is in charge of the role of cultural envoy who widely promotes ‘Jeju’ through the development and repertoire of various works that utilize Jeju’s unique culture and historical characteristics, and is widely regarded as one of the best organizations in performance through vigorous performance. activities at home and abroad.


The Asia Society Texas Center’s education and outreach programs are presented by Wells Fargo. Generous funding also provided by the Cathay Bank Foundation and the George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation. Additional support is provided by Friends of Asia Society Texas Center, a dedicated group of individuals and organizations committed to bringing the best in exhibits and public programming to Houston. This program was made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance.

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About Asia Society Texas

Asia Society Texas believes in the strength and beauty of diversity of perspectives and people. As an educational institution, we advance cultural exchange by celebrating Asia’s vibrant diversity, inspiring empathy, and fostering a better understanding of our interconnected world. Covering the fields of arts, business, culture, education and politics, our programming is rooted in the educational and cultural development of our community – trusting in the power of art, dialogue and ideas to fight prejudice and build a more inclusive society.