Designed to exhibit traditional beauty, the Yeak-dang was established in 1996. It is the first and largest Korean traditional music theater, with partitioned sections that can seat a total of 800 guests. Within the auditorium large kites have been hung and the stage is made to recreate the atmosphere of a Korean garden, which was used anciently as a traditional performing site, not only to enhance visual pleasure, but also to improve the acoustics.
The Umyeon-dang is a small theater with 300 seats, where the audience can experience an intimate setting close to the stage. It was designed to accommodate various genres in an open-air atmosphere.
Theater under the star located next to and in harmony with Mt. Umyeon, the Byeolmajiteo is the nature-friendly outdoor theater of the NCKTPA. It can accommodate 2000 guests from seasonal and Sunday Open Stage performances of Korean traditional music.
The Shimteo located in Mt. Umyeon between the museum and Byeolmajiteo is a tranquil garden with a small size pond. It is always opened to public becoming a favorite spot for people to come and rest.
The one and only museum specialized for Googak that systematically exhibits, preserves, collects data related to Googak holding history of musical value. The interior, focusing on the center hall, is consisted of the instrument exhibition room, Myeongin room, the history room of Googak, the exhibition room for Jukhyon and 3D image room including an experiential room which is becoming as another attractive feature as a specialized museum.
Googak FM Station was first introduced in Korea on March 2001, as a specialized music radio station and it is a public broadcasting that services to the whole area of Seoul and Gyeonggi (FM99.1MHz) and Namwon (95.9MHz). It started out by announcing a prelude of specialized broadcasting period equipped with significance of period called a catalyser that leads culture challenging period, operation model of broadcasting manpower, state-of-the-art technology equipment such as digital system. As a messenger to promote our culture and music to the world, Googak station is committed to contribute in generalizing and popularizing Googak through realizing the right of audibility nationwide.
The Googak Promotional Association is established in 1987 with aims to cultivate art awareness and to provide traditional culture to the public. The association is leading popularizing our traditional culture through teaching and seminar of traditional culture and in particular, through the study and short/mid-term courses of schooling from The National Center for Korean Traditional Performing Arts since 1995, it has been contributed significantly on development of Googak by cultivating specialists as well as devotees of Googak.