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Food Custom on Chusok

Chusok or Harvest Moon Day is a traditional folk holiday of Korea. Ancient Koreans used lunar calendar. Chusok is August 15 by lunar calendar. This year Chusok falls on September 8 by solar calendar. The main thing on Chusok was visit to the ancestral tombs. Each family regarded it as duty to visit their ancestral […]

Mother′s Day Celebrated in DPRK

Mother’s Day (Nov. 16) is celebrated in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Put up in the streets of Pyongyang are posters in celebration of the holiday while large-sized electronic displays show programs for the mothers. Children and young men are seen carrying bouquets for their mothers and teachers. Flower shops and stalls, bookstores and […]