Korean Moon Festival

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추석 (The Korean Moon Festival)


추석 (Chuseok)

(Moon festival) also known as 한가위 (Hangawi) is a huge harvest festival which is a 3 day holiday in Korea, and families and friends vist each other where they wear traditional clothes known as hanbok. This year it's celebrated on the 19th of September.


한복 (Hanbok)

한복 (hanbok) is a tradition clothing that men and women wear only on special occasions like 추석 (Chuseok). A hanbok is a dress that has many layers of clothing, which has a lot colourful patterns all around. While visting their relatives you have to perform a respectful bow while wearing the hanbok. Women wear a chima which is a long dress and a jeogori is what we put on top of the chima kind of like a jacket from your chest or waist.