Video: Election Season

On Wednesday, Korea is having elections for assemblyman.  In anticipation, candidates have had dancers, car bowers (people who stand on the side of the street and bow at passing cars…), trucks with loudspeakers and/or dancers on them, and many other organized events in Daegu.  It’s quite amusing and quite annoying.

Today while teaching, the local market had lots of representatives for all candidates.  Candidate #6 had an entire crew of dancers, as well as a truck.  Later in the day, the dance numbers got more intense.  This went on for about 8 hours… while I was teaching.  In between songs, there were also some loud speeches.  It was definitely a distraction!

I took a short video, but sadly the dancing is extremely tame.  Hope you enjoy this unique part of Korean election culture…

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