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Miryang, often spelled Milyang, is a city in Gyeongsangnam-do Province, South Korea. Neighboring cities include Changnyeong to the west, Cheongdo to the north, Ulsan to the east, and Yangsan, Gimhae, and Changwon to the south. The city bird is the Korean magpie, the city tree is the pine, and the city flower is the royal azalea.


"Miryang" a.k.a. "Secret Sunshine" is a 2007 South Korean drama film directed by acclaimed South Korean director, novelist, and former Minister of Culture Lee Chang-dong. The screenplay based on the short fiction "The Story of a Bug" by Lee Cheong-jun that focuses on a woman as she wrestles with the questions of grief, madness, and faith. The Korean title Miryang is named after the city that served as the film's setting and filming location, of which "Secret Sunshine" is the literal translation. For her performance in the film, Jeon Do-yeon won the Prix d'interprétation féminine du Festival de Cannes at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival. The film also won the award for Best Film at the Asian Film Awards and at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. The film sold 1,710,364 tickets nationwide in South Korea alone.

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Google previewThe Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music (2013)

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Usually, the barrel drum is played with a single stick; but in the drum dances of Miryang in Korea's southeast and Chindo in the southwest, two sticks are used. The typical sound is indicated by the onomatopoeic name: puk. In band ...

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Scrabble value of M3I1R1Y4A1N1G2

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