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  Visit to Arirang in North Korea in October 2005
Arirang makes sense to the regime for several reasons, even though it is a huge expenditure of resources and electric power in a country with severe power shortages such that all street lights are turned off or dimmed.
In "Arirang," the Japanese are driven off in a Korean military spectacle that includes female soldiers in short skirts wielding swords and male soldiers carrying bayonets that glint in the lights.
Act 4 is "The Arirang of Reunification," in which North-South divisions are overcome, mothers are reunited with sons, and the Korean peninsula appears whole again on the globe.
www.donparrish.com /Arirang.html   (2435 words)

  Arirang - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Arirang is arguably the most popular and best known Korean folk song, both inside and outside Korea.
Paldo Arirang is sometimes used to collectively denote all the many regional versions of the song, as sung in the far-flung regions of Korea's traditional Eight Provinces (Paldo).
That Arirang Pass, however, was originally called Jeongneung Pass and was only renamed in 1926, to commemorate the release of the film Arirang (2).
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arirang   (831 words)

 Two Traditional Korean Songs
These songs may be used as part of a music class, for performance (particularly in a "multi-cultural" concert), or as part of a social studies unit on eastern Asia.
"Arirang" is so popular in Korea that it might be called the national folk song.
The words have to do with the longing and weary feeling of having been jilted by a lover, so this is a good one for children to sing in Korean, not in translation.
cnx.rice.edu /content/m11632/latest   (324 words)

 Arirang - Home
On the 17th July 2006 Arirang Korean BBQ Restaurant Subiaco was announced as a finalist in the prestigious Restaurant and Catering Industry Association Gold Plate Awards.
Arirang Subiaco was one of six restaurants to be selected for the highly competitive  "Licensed Casual Dining- Metro" category which lines the popular Subiaco store with other acclaimed restaurants including Char Char Bull, Chesters, Jade Court, Old Swan Brewery, and The Left Bank.
Arirang would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the Subiaco store and invites all customers to enjoy the Korean BBQ cuisine and service that impressed the judges in 2006.
www.arirang.com.au   (180 words)

Chirchik Arirang is sung by Korean-Soviets at Chirchik, Tashkent Oblast (administrative region) in the Uzbek Socialist Republic and Korean-Chinese sing Yanbin Arirang in Yabin Chaoxianzu Zizhizhou in Manchuria.
Arirang known in foreign countries is mostly the theme song of Korea's first motion picture, "Arirang" produced in 1926, which gained tremendous popularity by depicting the sorrow welling up within Koreans under the Japanese colonial rule.
Arirang was sung in Pongyang by an art troupe from Seoul when it visited the North Korean capital in 1985 during homework visits by separated family member.
members.aol.com /panmunjom/arirang.htm   (1032 words)

 Arirang - Powerful Webserver Security Scanner for Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
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www.monkey.org /~pilot/arirang   (113 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Asia-Pacific | Koreas brought together by film
Arirang, a South Korean film, which opens simultaneously in the North and South next week, will be the first feature from Seoul to be shown on both sides of the Korean border, according to the South's Korean Herald.
But Arirang may fare very differently in the two Koreas, when it opens on 23 May. The countries are reported to have deeply divergent tastes in films.
Arirang's director, Mr Lee, said he was not too concerned about being kidnapped when he visited the North last year to gain approval for his film's showing.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/asia-pacific/3031025.stm   (489 words)

 Intersections: The Nation is a Woman: The Korean Nation Embodied as an Overseas Adopted Korean Woman in Chang Kil-su's ...
Just like Susanne Brink's Arirang, Silver Stallion is also centred on the gendering of the nation in the form of a Korean woman who is raped by American soldiers and ostracised by her community at the time of the Korean War.
Arirang, which at times is the unofficial national anthem of Korea and which is considered to be the most representative of Korean folk songs, is commonly seen as expressing the spirit of the Korean nation in times of hardships and oppression.
Lastly, the airport as a transitional non-place for both de- and re-Koreanisation and an airplane in the sky as the metaphor for international adoption are used to reach a narrative equilibrium in the film, as the reunion scene is set in juxtaposition to the parting scene.
wwwsshe.murdoch.edu.au /intersections/issue11/hubinette.html   (6568 words)

Chirchik Arirang is sung = by=20 Korean-Soviets at Chirchik, Tashkent Oblast = (administrative=20 region) in the Uzbek Socialist Republic and Korean-Chinese = sing=20 Yanbin Arirang in Yabin Chaoxianzu Zizhizhou in=20 Manchuria.
Arirang known in foreign countries is = mostly=20 the theme song of Korea's first motion picture, "Arirang" = produced=20 in 1926, which gained tremendous popularity by depicting = the=20 sorrow welling up within Koreans under the Japanese = colonial=20 rule.
One=20 version say that Arirang originated from the time when = Hungson=20 Taewongun, father of King Kojong, the next to the last = king of the=20 Choson Dynasty (1392-1910), was rebuilding Kyoungbok = Palace in=20 1865, which had been destroyed by fire during the Japanese = invasion of 1592-1598 led by warlord Toyotomi Hideyoshi. /kukak_information/arirang/Arirang.mht   (1164 words)

 Foreign Correspondents' Club Hong Kong - The Correspondent - April-May 2002
Arirang TV is quite different in how it approaches public service television, although it does derive a fifth of its budget from ad sales.
Whilst AFN is there to remind Americans and others of home, Arirang is charged with being Korea's window for the world.
Arirang is also free to air-meaning these less well-off parts of the world are more likely to take it over pay-for channels like HBO.
www.fcchk.org /correspondent/corro-apr02/apr-korea.htm   (672 words)

 Epinions.com - Arirang-best Korean food in Los Angeles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Arirang features the mainstay of most Korean restaurants, the "BBQ", in which a waiter heats up and oils a grill that's on your table, and you proceed to throw on slabs of marinated, raw chicken, fish, or beef.
Another feature of Arirang's are these gigantic fl cauldrons of fire hot (not spicy, but temperatue wise) rice mixed in all sorts of things.
Arirang's got a great location too, stuck right in Old Town Pasadena, next to several bars, restaurants, clubs, and movie theatres.
www.epinions.com /content_973316228   (533 words)

 Korean BBQ
As we had hoped, the food at Arirang was very good, despite the fact that we found the menu to be largely impenetrable.
To that end, then, we should simply say that Arirang is the perfect place to go if you don't look Asian, can't use chopsticks, and are always embarrassed to ask for alternate utensils.
Arirang Korean BBQ is found at the business end of 4232 Holt Blvd., in Montclair.
www.math.hmc.edu /students/aflint/bb/korean-bbq.html   (1572 words)

 YONHAPNEWS WORLD SERVICE::ENGLISH NEWS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The melody of "Arirang" has reached out beyond the borders of this nation to become a symbol of Korea to the outside world, and yet the meaning of the song is little known or understood outside of the country.
On the left is a musical score of Arirang from the Joseon Gokjip (Joseon Songbook) compiled in the early 20th century, the first score of Arirang by a Korean.
But the melody and words are different from the "Arirang" we usually sing, as are those versions from Jindo Island in the South all the way up to the North, which tend to be sung in a slower tempo and a more plaintive tone.
www.yonhapnews.co.kr /Engnews/20040116/301900000020040116090501E9.html   (759 words)

 Film Review - Arirang   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Through Arirang, he found a way to clandestinely criticize Japanese oppression by having his protagonist, a student named Yong-jin, kill a rural landowner for attempting to rape his sister.
However, with Na Unkyu’s Arirang and its national popularity, the concept of a national cinema in Korea was established.
It was only after Arirang that Koreans were able to establish their own place in Korean cinema.
www.koreasociety.org /TKSQ/Book&FilmReview/Arirang.htm   (610 words)

It is true that arirang has a lengthy association with political turmoil and thus already has a lot of symbolism built into it.
Arirang expressed the suffering of the Koreans under Japanese rule, and like the Korean flag, was a code for resistance.Can it be that arirang survives and thrives in both Koreas as a song both North and South can use to express their national emotions?
Every region has its own representative arirang, and although there seems to be a "standard" arirang, there are also distinct variations between Cheju arirang and Taepyong arirang in the north.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/korean_culture/49030   (454 words)

 'Ono Kine Grindz: Arirang House Korean Restaurant
Arirang House is just like any number of neighborhood Korean restaurants that you'll find all over Honolulu.
What separates Arirang from the rest of these is not necessarily the food, but the service.
No this is not the Arirang that was opened in the early '60s.
onokinegrindz.typepad.com /ono_kine_grindz/2005/10/arirang_house_k.html   (1453 words)

As of April 10, 1998, plaintiff claims that Arirang owes $321,091.90 in unpaid principal, accrued interest of $200,126.20, and late charges of $41,982.15, for a total of $563,200.25.
Plaintiff contends it demanded payment from Arirang, pursuant to the notes, and then demanded payment from the individual defendants under the terms of their guaranties.
Even if the court were persuaded by defendant's conclusory assertion of fraud, the allegations, at best, would form a basis only for a cross-claim against co-defendant Sung Ho Chung, the alleged culprit in the fraud, rather than a defense to plaintiff's claim on the guaranty.
www.nycourts.gov /comdiv/Law%20Report%20Files/January%201999/arirang.htm   (707 words)

 Announcement: Arirang Premieres @ 9PM TONIGHT in NY
Arirang: The Korean American Journey will air on New York Public Television Station WLIW 21 on Monday, January 26th at 9 pm.
The National Asian American Telecommunications Association (NAATA) is proud to present "Arirang," a landmark two-part series that is the first to reveal the history and contributions of Korean Americans in the United States.
Starting in November, "Arirang" will be made available nationally to public television by NAATA in honor of the past hundred years of Korean American settlement.
www.ykan.org /news/announcement.php?nid=66   (314 words)

 CVS Systems, Inc.
Arirang TV showcases entertaining and informative programs for viewers of every age and background, featuring news, sitcoms, dramas, quiz shows, financial updates, music, documentaries, and Korea's latest box office releases (sub-titled in English and Spanish).
Arirang TV is available from the 61.5 degrees West Longitude and 148 degrees W.L. orbital locations.
Arirang TV has a mission of introducing Korea to every corner of the world by providing entertaining and informative programs using English as its main language.
www.cvssystems.com /Press/1015011.cfm   (526 words)

 KoreaTimes : Arirang TV Starts Airing in Slovakia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Arirang TV, a domestic English-language cable television station, will start airing in Slovakia on Monday, expanding its position as the only Asian channel available in the East European region.
In 1999, Arirang TV began satellite broadcasting in the Asia-Pacific region, the service becoming available in the rest of the world the following year.
The satellite service was introduced in South Korea in 2001, and its FM radio broadcast, which started in 2003 on Cheju Island, will reach listeners all across the nation this coming fall.
times.hankooki.com /lpage/culture/200407/kt2004071818512011720.htm   (206 words)

 Kitchen Chick: Arirang — Fresh Korean Cuisine in Ann Arbor
She was born with the gift of cooking, and the sense that the world was...
Arirang, is Ann Arbor's newest Korean restaurant, located on Ann Arbor-Saline Rd, in the former Original 60s location just a few doors down from the Godaiko Japanese restaurant.
Arirang's dol sot doesn't have as many rare and wondrous things in it as Seoul Garden's does (like that crunchy, slightly sugared seaweed thing that you always get a piece of).
www.kitchenchick.com /2005/03/ari_rang_fresh_.html   (1120 words)

 Sally S
Setting to music parts of “The Tiger and the Hare” for the verses and the vocable from “Arirang” for a performance of Korean music.
Accompany the class on percussion instruments as we sing the folk story and “Arirang” chorus.
Teacher and class sing the chorus of “Arirang” for K – 3, line by line.
www.indiana.edu /~easc/music_workshop/lesson_plans2003/korean_folk_music.htm   (750 words)

 The Korea Times : Arirang TV to Broadcast in Bhutan, Himalayas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Arirang TV, the country’s only English language television network, will begin airing its programs in Bhutan, nestled in the heart of the great Himalayas, from the next month.
As the result of the recent contract between the network and the country’s cable television association, about 40 percent of the total population of the country equipped with cable facilities will be able to access the network’s programs.
Out of the total 30 television channels of the country, only two are locally produced, while the rest are all renowned foreign broadcasters or cable productions, including National Geographic, BBC and CNN.
times.hankooki.com /lpage/culture/200505/kt2005052719433311720.htm   (109 words)

 Warren Murphy--The Author's Discussion Board   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
I was stationed in Korea for three years and it confused me when I started trying to pick up a few words because sometimes "arirang" was fruit.
So I asked one of my Korean friends what this nation was doing to someone who was trying to legitimately learn their language.
He laughed and told me that "arirang" means whatever you want it to.
www.warrenmurphy.com /discus/messages/11/74.html?1046292056   (185 words)

 Hour.ca - Food - Arirang
The relative newcomer resto is a welcome break from the sweet 'n' greasy Chinese chophouses on Ste-Catherine West.
Arirang's owners boast no MSG in their healthy-style cooking.
I first went to Arirang about a month and a half ago and was pleasantly surprised.
www.hour.ca /food/food.aspx?iIDArticle=5470   (1627 words)

 1stopKorea - North Korea Trip, Arirang Festival (pg. 5)
The lighting, music, pictures and performers were all minutely choreographed, with the images seeming to flow across the opposite side of the stadium.
Nationalism and the exalted position of the North Korean army were key underlying themes to the whole performance (if not the entire trip) and in the second act, Arirang of Army-centered Policy, it burst into the fore.
Some beautiful posters of the Arirang Festival, a huge variety of DPRK stamps, and some T-shirts so poorly made we were warned to frame them rather than wear them.
www.1stopkorea.com /nk-trip5.htm   (1965 words)

 Arirang Tour
Arirang, a word which has no specific meaning in the Korean language, refers to a number of loosely-related folk songs which have been sung on the Korean peninsula for millenia.
There are many Arirang songs, and many provinces, regions and islands have their own very distinct versions.
Thus Arirang deeply entered the consciousness of a generation of Americans.
www.cptours.com /Arirang.htm   (3542 words)

 Boing Boing: Video, photos from North Korea "Arirang" state culturefest
For the first time in years, American visitors are being permitted to attend the uber-nationalistic Arirang Festival in North Korea.
(...) The [Arirang festival] performance runs this year for about two months - we were told that 100,000 performers took part in opening night, with a lower number of people after that.
"Arirang" was also the theme of the 2002 Mass Games and we were told that performers practiced for a year - this time they took six months to rehearse for the performance.
www.boingboing.net /2005/10/18/video_photos_from_no.html   (490 words)

 Arirang Gardens - Lyndhurst, OH, 44124 - Citysearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Unlike a lot of local Asian dining experiences, a walk in Arirang Gardens is a relentlessly authentic Korean experience: exotic sights (a performance-art sushi bar), exotic tastes (seaweed and bean paste), and a kind of barbecue technique that the grill-friendly suburb of Lyndhurst has never sampled before.
Major flavors can be found in the seaweed-rolled kim bob beef or the multiple vegetable side dishes that encourage order-swapping.
Arirang Gardens is an experience unlike anything anywhere.
cleveland.citysearch.com /E/V/CLEOH/0006/14/91/cs1.html   (332 words)

 vkfs-resource   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Arirang is a famous Kyonggi Minyo, a folk song from the central province of Korea.
The word Arirang, which refers to a mountain in Korea, was actually sung as a refrain to folk songs of this region.
As with much Korean music, this Arirang melody is based on the pentatonic scale.
www.colorado.edu /music/musiceducation/Craig/vkfs-resource   (241 words)

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