Remembering the Korean War

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This year marks the 61st anniversary of the start of the Korean War, which took the lives of an estimated three million soldiers and civilians.

Celebrating Seollal in Seoul

Traditional Korean dancers, in pink with black waistcoats perform a traditional Seollal dance outside a building.

Seollal, or the lunar New Year, is among the traditional Korean calendar’s most important holidays. Here are some of the events taking place in Seoul and elsewhere around Korea.

Celebrating Chuseok in Korea

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Celebrating Chuseok in Korea is an annual affair where millions of Koreans return to their ancestral homelands. For the Seoul-bound, a list of activities!

Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival

Each spring, the Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival boasts the world’s largest concentration of beautiful flowering cherries on Korea’s southern coast.

Seollal and The Korean New Year

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Seollal and the Korean New Year are a joyous time for Koreans and families get together to enjoy wonderful food and to kick off a new year.