Young-Ok Hong, Full Interview
Description: Ms. Hong moved to the United States with her two daughters in 1991. Ok-young’s sister had married an American citizen and settled in the country. Ok-young’s in-laws invited her to come to America. Ms. Hong’s husband left for American five years earlier in 1986. He worked bring his wife and children to America. After he came to America,she continued her career in promoting and teaching Korean cultural arts throughout New York. Korean cultural arts span various spoken word and performances. These cultural arts often involve wearing traditional Korean clothes (han-bok) and performing with traditional Korean instruments. Recorded in Korean.
Culture; Immigrant families; Korean Americans; Ethnicity
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