* Date : 2021-05-27
‘Ariang Arirang Arariyo, You are going over Arirang hill“
Arirang is a Korean folk song that every Korean know how to at least mumble! Gyeonggi Arirang, which is the most well-known song of its kinds, is still being sung by many people here in the country since it was used as a theme song for Director Na Woon-gyu’s 1926 classic ‘Arirang.’ How could Arirang become a theme song of a movie and become such a popular tune to this day? Here’s the backstory of the song ‘Arirang,’ which consoled our people’s damaged souls during the Japanese colonial period.