2019 Winter Personal Essay
I wanted to be a global talent and I joined. And I wanted to know why the society and industry of Ganghwa changed the past and the present Before the global camp, I knew that there were ginseng makgeolli and shrimp sauce among the specialties of Ganghwa. However, after participating in the Global Camp, I learned that there was a festival that used specialties as well as specialties. In addition, we learned a variety of things about the traditional shamans of Korea. My role was to collect and summarize information about shamans and to present the play. The information I collected is roughly this
- Soon, the role of a shaman at the national or institutional level disappeared. because the public's perception of the shaman changed as the repression continued.
- The Dangun Wanggeom, the king of Gojoseon, the first country in Korea, did sacrifice at Manisan in Ganghwa Island. In this point there are connection between ganghwa and shaman, Dangun who is the Korea's first shaman.
- The tradition of leading ceremonies in the nation disappeared, and rituals in the village, including the sacrificial rite, were defined as obscene and profane acts and stopped.
- A shaman needs the ability to sympathize with other people's stories. According to neurophysiology, mirror neurons are the cells that describe human empathy. Mirror neurons say that there are more women than men
I also had English conversation while I was doing a global camp, so my English ablity has improved, and it was also very good to explore the topic with school older alumnus. I am pleased to have such a good experience.