Some pictures from last year’s Andong Mask Festival. Me and my friends started in downtown Andong at the festival grounds, but the real fun began at nearby Hahoe Folk Village.
I did my best to follow the story of this performance, which was a traditional comedy that involved freshly castrated bull testicles. What I really enjoyed though was the music — very percussive and intense.
Another cool thing was the village itself, which is actually both a living history museum and a working set of farms. The farmers did their best to obscure the satellite dishes on top of their straw thatched roofs.
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