Amid the trend that our traditional culture tends to be neglected
under the influence of Western cultures, lovers of Korean
traditional music are doing their utmost to keep and highlight our
unique cultural assets of traditional music (Gukak) with sweating
We call it "Yeak Sasang (Art-Music Ideology)" the loving and kind heart and mind that make us become generous and loving and kind for music and singing. Only the right succession of "Yeak Sasang" can calm down empty desires and make us love and cherish and respect one another. Your love of Korean traditional music has put your effort toward the creation of such a wonderful world. I take this opportunity to express my heartfelt thanks and appreciation for your dedicated efforts.
As you are well aware, the culture arts is the competitive industry of a country in the 21st century. A people without spirit cannot survive. It is evident that creative and high level cultures can be the driving force of the 21st century.
It is the mission of Gukak lovers to understand and respect people and to make Korean traditional music sound far and wide around the world. In expectation of the performances of Korean traditional music artists of Daejeon Municipal Yeonjeong Korean Traditional Music Center who will help the dream come true, the Sponsor Association of Daejeon Municipal Yeonjeong Korean Traditional Music Center will not spare its effort to help the dream be realized.
Introduction of Daejeon Municipal Yeonjeong Korean Traditional Music Center The Sponsor Association of Daejeon Municipal Yeonjeong Korean Traditional Music Center, which was established in 2007, was organized to help Gukak (Korean traditional music), inherited down along the 5,000 years of Korean history, to be introduced and spread aright not only in Korea but also around the world and also to introduce the excellence and development of Korean traditional music by utilizing the advanced IT of Daejeon. At the same time, this association will continue to contribute to the popularization and globalization of Gukak and support Daejeon Municipal Yeonjeong Korean Traditional Music Center so that it can develop as the cultural icon of Daejeon.
The purpose of the Sponsor Association is to promote Gukak activities and to popularize and globalize Korean traditional music. Its purpose is also to cultivate a social environment to support the center and to provide scholarship program so as to nurture young ones in love of Gukak.