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Chuseok, Korea’s autumn thanksgiving day, is one of the biggest and most celebrated holidays in the country when family members from near and far gather together to honor their ancestors. Also known as hangawi (“the great middle of the autumn”), it is a major harvest festival celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth month...
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Some conservative groups are backtracking on their plans to hold mass anti-government rallies in central Seoul on Oct. 3, in the face of coronavirus concerns. Former Gyeonggi Province Gov. Kim Moon-soo and other conservative figures announced Thursday that they were calling off the protests scheduled to take place in Gwanghwamun on National Foundation Day and...
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The government will not permit any modified forms of mass rallies in central Seoul on a national holiday early next month, the prime minister said Thursday as the country is bracing for a potential flare-up of COVID-19 cases ahead of the extended traditional holiday. The remark is seen as directed at “drive-thru” rallies proposed by...
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Officials on Jeju Island are bracing for a possible surge of COVID-19 infections on the resort island as many tourists are expected to visit there during the five-day Chuseok long weekend that starts Sept. 30. The Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasures Headquarters said Wednesday that reservation rates for hotels on the southern island during the...
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 A cultural center in the traditional village of Bukchon in central Seoul will provide kits for making lanterns with the traditional paper of “hanji,” the city government said Wednesday. The Bukchon cultural center will offer 100 kits for making paper lanterns to celebrate the full moon, according to the city government. The kit includes decorations...
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With the continuing spread of COVID-19, the number of travelers visiting their hometowns or traveling locally during the upcoming Chuseok holiday is expected to decrease 30 percent from last year. The Transport Ministry said most travelers appear to be using cars for their travel. It predicted the morning hours of Sept. 30 and afternoon of...
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Health authorities say the upcoming national holiday will pose the biggest challenge yet for their disease containment efforts, with millions of South Koreans expected to hit the road for Chuseok between Sept. 30 and Oct. 4. Popular vacation towns around the country are once again on alert over an influx of travelers potentially bringing the...
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The Seoul metropolitan area will move on to physical distancing measures of reduced intensity for the next two weeks, following 14 days of a stricter scheme, the government said Sunday. Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun, who leads the government’s COVID-19 task force, said that relaxed physical distancing rules would be put in place for Seoul and...
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Every autumn, Gu Mi-hoi gathers with her siblings and their families at her mother’s house to celebrate the Chuseok fall harvest holiday. They cook delicacies like “jeon” — meat, fish and vegetables dipped in flour and egg and fried — and enjoy traditional games like “yut nori” while munching on half-moon shaped “songpyeon” rice cakes....
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Chuseok holiday has just begun in Korea! Chuseok is one of the largest and most widely celebrated holidays in South Korea. This holiday is a time of happiness and reconnecting as families gather, chat, and have great feasts. Chuseok is held on the 15th day of the 8th month on the lunar calendar, or the...
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