Transforming Traditional Ganggangsulae into Popular Modern Plays

전통 강강술래의 현대화를 통한 대중화 방안

  • 윤숙 (목포대학교 멀티미디어공학과) ;
  • 김재현 (서경대학교 산업공학과) ;
  • 이상일 (목포대학교 전자정보공학과) ;
  • 정석원 (목포대학교 정보보호학과) ;
  • 이상돈 (목포대학교 멀티미디어공학과) ;
  • 최종명 (목포대학교 컴퓨터공학과) ;
  • 조현경 (전남문화산업진흥원)
  • Received : 2010.03.24
  • Accepted : 2010.04.14
  • Published : 2010.04.28


Ganggangsulae, a traditional Korean circle-dance play, is valuable as the material for learning the traditional culture. Most people realize the importance of the Ganggangsulae as the traditional play. However, schools have experienced difficulties in teaching the Ganggangsulae to students since students are not interested in it due to the lack of systematic and proper instruction methods. In order to develop these methods, it is required to enforce researches in reinventing traditional Ganggangsulae into modern and popular life sports based on various scientific analyses. In this paper, we analyze the current instruction methods and the corresponding effects in teaching Ganggangsulae in the elementary schools. Also the effect of exercise is also analyzed for each play of Ganggangsulae. Based on these analyses, we present a model of player-centric Ganggangsulae system which can be reorganized its plays for a specific purpose. The proposed model characterizes Ganggangsulae in terms of the evolutionary variety and modular structure.


Ganggangsulae;Modern and Popular Life Sports;Reinvention;Player-centric Ganggangsulae


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