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Korean Holidays. Korea Fact Sheet. a peninsula in East Asia located between China and Japan Has a 5000 year history South Korea has about 47 million people Seoul is the one of the largest cities . Christmas in Korea. Christmas as a national holiday

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Korean Holidays


Korea Fact Sheet

a peninsula in East Asia

located between China and Japan

Has a 5000 year history

South Korea has about

47 million people

Seoul is the one of

the largest cities


Christmas in Korea

Christmas as a national holiday

engage in gift-giving, sending Christmas cards, and setting up decorated trees.

Children look forward to gifts from Santa Claus

stores are displaying Christmas decorations


Christmas in Korea


New Year’s Day in Korea

The first day of the New Year is a public holiday.

recognize the beginning of a new year by this holiday

On that day, people make new year resolutions

The most popular way of celebrating this day is

to travel to Seas or Mountains to see sunrise of the year


New Year’s Day in Korea


Korean New Year – Seollal

the one of the most important holidays in Korea

the first day of a new lunar year, January 26 on 2009

Accompanied by a massive traffic

Dressed in Hanbok

A massive amount of food is prepared; Tteok-guk

Bowing to respect elders as a New Year's greeting; Sebae


Korean New Year – Seollal


Korean New Year – Seollal

the one of the most important holidays in Korea

the first day of a new lunar year, January 26 on 2009

Accompanied by a massive traffic

Dressed in Hanbok

A massive amount of food is prepared; Tteok-guk

Bowing to respect elders as a New Year's greeting; Sebae


Korean New Year – Seollal


Korean New Year – Seollal


Korean New Year – Seollal

the one of the most important holidays in Korea

the first day of a new lunar year, January 26 on 2009

Accompanied by a massive traffic

Dressed in Hanbok

A massive amount of food is prepared; Tteok-guk

Bowing to respect elders as a New Year's greeting; Sebae


Korean New Year – Seollal


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