Dongpyonje Pansori



Namwon is famous as the birthplace of Dongpyunje, a masculine style of pansori.
 It was here that many grand masters of
Dongpyunje were born and trained, including the originator of Dongpyunje, Song Hong-Rok, and well known pansori singers like Park Cho-Wol, Kang To-Gun and Ahn Sook-Sun.
 In addition,
Wang San-Ak, a great musician of the Shilla Kingdom, created the Keomoonko, a 6-stringed zither, when he lived on Mt. Chiri.