Traditional dance

A university student majoring in Korean traditional dance wears traditional costume while peforming during the grand Confucian ceremony of Seokjeon at a shrine at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul September 24, 2012. Seokjeon is a biannual ritual to consecrate Chinese philosopher Confucius and his disciples as supreme teachers at civil temples, to honour their virtues and to follow their teachings. Dancing to the playing of music and making offerings of traditional liquor for blessings are part of the ceremony.

( Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters / June 6, 2013 )

A university student majoring in Korean traditional dance wears traditional costume while peforming during the grand Confucian ceremony of Seokjeon at a shrine at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul September 24, 2012. Seokjeon is a biannual ritual to consecrate Chinese philosopher Confucius and his disciples as supreme teachers at civil temples, to honour their virtues and to follow their teachings. Dancing to the playing of music and making offerings of traditional liquor for blessings are part of the ceremony.

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