Chuseok: South Korea’s Biggest Holiday

Chuseok also known as, Hangawi is a harvest festival South Korea celebrates together. Held during mid-autumn and a three-day holiday celebrated on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar on the full moon. It is believed to be originated from the shamanistic worship ritual of giving thanks to the harvest moon and ancestors. Farmers would express their appreciation and pay honor to their ancestors by offering them their harvested crops, believing that they will have a winter with bountiful food, Today, South Koreans often wear their…

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