Happy Chuseok Thanksgiving, Korea!

Korean ancestor veneration-Jesa-01

Today, along with New Year, is an important holiday in Korea called chuseok (추석). I wrote about this holiday extensively last year, but I wanted to wish Koreans everywhere a happy Thanksgiving this year too. 🙂

I found this site which has some very nice pictures about Chuseok, and even though I can’t really read it, I hope you might enjoy.

Also, many KPop groups have special Chuseok messages for fans and such. I found this one recently by the boy-group TVXQ (they’ll be featured on a KPop Saturday coming soon):

So, happy Chuseok everyone! Me? I’ll be home on-call for work, but probably eat some extra Kimchi, Korean ramyeon and some instant coffee to celebrate. 😉

P.S. The Korean tourism industry has a nice list of Korean holidays for reference, including Buddhist ones, for 2012.

P.P.S. The good folks at TTMIK have a nice write-up on Chuseok too.


Author: Doug

A fellow who dwells upon the Pale Blue Dot who spends his days obsessing over things like Buddhism, KPop music, foreign languages, BSD UNIX and science fiction.

1 thought on “Happy Chuseok Thanksgiving, Korea!”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s