22th World SamulnNori Competition in CHILGOK 2015
Kim Duk Soo


Kim Duk Soo Chairman, 2015 WSC Organizing Committee Dear fellow Samulnorians, welcome!

A symbol of passion and youth, the 22nd World Samulnori Competition will be held from August 4 to 8 in Chilgok.

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the World Samulnori Competition and the 70th anniversary of the independence of Korea, the competition will take place in Chilgok, the city of peace and patriotism, with the slogan : "The Root of Sinmyoung, the Sharing of Sinmyoung, the Peace of Sinmyoung."

From this year, we expand the divisions and categories to soar to new heights. By consolidating Composition and Doo-re Nongak (the main root of Samunori) divisions, we aim to discover and foster future global experts that our world needs.

We eager to make the World Samulnori Competition "an exciting global festival" that not only competitors but also teachers and the public can sport and enjoy.

Samulnorians, please grace the competition with your spirit and passion!

Also, I would like to thank all everyone who has shown great support for Samulnori and wish you and your family peace and happiness.

June, 2015

Kim Duk Soo
Chairman, 2015 WSC Organizing Committee