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Happy Chuseok! 0

Happy Chuseok!

Happy Chuseok from my family to yours. I hope everyone is having a great holiday weekend here in Korea. If you celebrate like us, you...

Busan, Korea: Seollal, Lunar New Year, Charye Ceremony, Jesa Table Setting 12

How To Set The Table for Jesa

On Seollal, before anything else, family members awake very early to cleanse themselves and dress in nice clean clothes. They may even wear a Hanbok, a traditional Korean style of clothing. Next, the table will be set. The table setting varies from region to region and family to family, but there are some basic rules that are followed everywhere.

Busan, Korea: Seollal, Lunar New Year, Charye Ceremony, Jesa Table Setting 4

A Chuseok Charye Ceremony

This past week was Chuseok in Korea, a three day holiday celebrating the good harvest. Chuseok falls on the 15th day of the eighth month...

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year from Busan, South Korea. 새해복 많이 받으세요. We set the table early this morning and had a bowing ceremony for my husband’s...