- 舞踊學 (ISSN:09114017)
- vol.2008, no.31, pp.48-59, 2008 (Released:2010-04-30)
Kwonbon is one of the systems transplanted from Japan to Korea during colony period and had been maintained from 1908 to 1942 under the governance of Japan. Kwonbon is mostly in charge of business management and art education for Geisha. Kwonbon system in Japan like this was applied to Korea in almost the same form with a policy. Kiseng, that is Female artists from the Palace and the Government, is an object. Kiseng during colony period had made a living and had kept traditional music and dance.Kwonbon had been completely disappeared around 1950's. However traditional dancers who have been lived in those periods testifies that numerous Korean traditional dancer including those who have important intangible cultural assets were educated at Kwonbon.This study focuses on how Kwonbon in Japan was transplanted and had rooted in Joseon (Korea), what was the details of education for Kiseng, and what kind of dance was educated. First of all, as a background of Kiseng education at Kwonbon, history from the introduction of Kiseng Union whose predecessor to the establishment of Kwonbon is reviewed and the role of Kwonbon as an administrative organization is summarized. From the examples of Seven Kwonbon in each area, basic Kiseng education and teacher, and details of dance education are studied.