Monday, May 18, 2015

[YAKSON HOUSE] LET'S KNOW ABOUT KOREAN PUBLIC HOLIDAY / KOREAN HOLIDAY / Lunar new year / Korean new year's day








Korean Public Holiday

Today, we are going to learn about
Korean holiday.

Some of holidays are similar
with western days.
Some of holidays are different.

Now,
let's learn about Korean Holidays.





On January 1st,
It is new year's day.

It is same with western culture,
but Korea have two times of new year's day.

Another one is January 1st
in lunar calendar.
It is same with Chinese New year's day.





Korean lunar new year is called 'Seollal'.
Seollal is the traditional Korean calendar's 
most important holiday, 
along with the autumn harvest festival, Chuseok.


In Korea, Seollal is when extended families 
often gather at the eldest brother's home,
and food, games, conversation,
and ancestral rites figure prominently.

On the morning of the second day, 
family members will perform jesa.






To one's living elders, deep bow, called sebae.
Most children look forward to the cash receive for their bows.






Food is also a focal point of the holiday,
with tteokguk as its signature dish.






If you're planning to stay in Seoul for the New year.
Here are just a few choice to participate in Seollal events.



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