Celebrating your alphabet is such an awesome piece of national pride.
Also known as National Foundation Day.
Does what it says on the tin
Korean Harvest Festival
“Restoration of Light Day”, also called the Independence Day of Korea
A time to honour ancestors and tidy graves/memorials (Buddhist).
A celebration occuring between the dry hot summer and the rainy season.
The Boryeong Mud Festival is an annual festival which takes place during the summer in Boryeong, Korea.
The mud is taken from the Boryeong mud flats, and moved to the Daecheon beach area. The mud is considered rich in minerals and used to manufacture cosmetics.
The festival started as a marketing vehicle for Boryeong mud cosmetics.
The most famous part is its final weekend which usually falls on the second weekend in July.
Constitution day occurs on July 17th and it marks the day the Korean Constitution was proclaimed.
The proclamation occurred in 1948, and in 1949 it was declared a national holiday, Bad news it’s no longer a public holiday (day off work) though!
Yudu is a festival celebrating in Korea on the 15th day of the 6th Lunar month, It is characterised by people washing their hair in creeks that run to the east. This was apprently to wash away evil spirits.