Ethnic Koreans in Traditional Dress

Far from Distant Shores: Identity Limbo in the Korean Diaspora

Ethnic Koreans in Traditional Dress

Eskeldy-bi, Kazakhstan, January 2015

Ethnic Korean teenagers chat after a rehearsal of traditional Korean dance at Kazakhstan’s first Korean-language school. Decades ago, nine out of ten students at the school were ethnic Koreans Today, only one of ten students is Korean and Russian is the main language used, but students have the option of taking classes in Korean language, music, and dance.