National Geographic : 1933 Oct
CHROMATIC HIGHLIGHTS OF KOREA THE DANCE OF THE DRUMS Beating the drums as they circle, posture, and whirl about the stand, all to the tune of a native orchestra, the keisaing dancers bring a Korean entertainment to a noisy climax. A school is maintained in Keijo for the training of these dancers (see Color Plate I). Ly5iauonal ieograpnic society r nlay fnotograpns Dy W. Robert Moore A PAVILIONED GATEWAY AT CHOANJI MONASTERY This shrine is one of the four largest Buddhist religious centers in the famous Kongosan, or Diamond Mountains, in eastern Korea. Some of the monasteries were founded in the fourth century. Vivid colors and a wealth of intricate carving under the eaves are characteristic of the early Korean monastic builders.