The Shaman Performs a Ceremony for Shin Halmi

Korean Mask Dance Dramas

The Shaman Performs a Ceremony for Shin Halmi

In the last act of Songpa Sandae Noli the shaman is summoned by Dokgi (in mourning clothing made of hemp) and Dokgi's Sister to perform a funeral ceremony for their mother. In this photo Shin Halabi is preparing the altar for the shaman, who brandishes a fan and a cluster of bells.

2010, Seoul Noli Madang, Seoul