Monday, April 6, 2015

"Arirang" lyrics & dance video, WARP Peace Summit by HWPL

HWPL, WARP Peace Summit Day1 
about "Peace of Arirang" 
Peace story and video

1. "Arirang" Peace Story

"Arirang" is a Korean traditional folk song designed as the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 2012. It is known as "the world's folk song" with its beautiful melody that moves the heart of anyone who listens to it, transcending different cultures and nationalities.

The word "Arirang" originated from the Korean word "Ari-rang". The second part of the word "ryung" means to pass over a hill (mountain).

All of mankind dreamt and lived desiring a world of peace. It's written however, that in order to really enter into a world of peace, we have to pass over seven hills, just like the word "ari-ryung" states. These seven hills are the origin of evil that brought upon chaos and war. Passing over these seven hills is what will help in ceasing war, allowing victory over evil. We can enter into a world of peace after passing over these seven hills together. Let's overcome these hills together, then we can enter into a peaceful world.

2. "Arirang" video

All, the participants HWPL members could sing along to the lyrics of fulfilling world peace, sung to a Korean traditional song called, "Arirang".                     - on the spot WARP day1, Arirang classical dance

-the way Arirang sounds in Korean
arirang arirang arariyo arirang gogae gogaero neomeoganda
nareul beorigo gasineun nimeun simnido mot gaseo balbyeong nanda
il gop gogaereul neomgo neomeo pyeonghwaui sae nara deureoganda

-the mean of Arirang lyrics
Arirang, Arirang, Arariyo... Crossing over Arirang Pass
Dear who abandoned me [here] Shall not walk even ten before his/her feet hurt 
After passing over seven hills, we will enter into a peaceful new world.

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