▲ Chuseok is a time of coming together and sharing. Photo courtesy Jeju Special Self-Governing Province
This year the Chuseok holiday will take place from September 14 till 16.
Over the years The Jeju Weekly has aquired quite a selection of articles that talk about Chuseok and its history and traditions. Here we have collected some of these articles so you can quickly educate yourself about what exactly Chuseok is and what exactly happens during the festival.
History of Chuseok
Interested in learning about the history of Chuseok? In this article Nobert Neff looks at how Chuseok began as well as the history behind its unique traditions.
▲ Six beautiful examples of Charye food. From top left, seaweed and fish gaeng, star-shaped ujjik, neureumjeon, gosari chae, pork jeok, and yangha chae. Photos courtesy Agricultural Research and Extension Services of Jeju Special Self-Governing Province
Now for the best part! As with most holidays, during Chuseok food plays a major role in the celebrations. This article takes a look at a type of food served during Chuseok know as Charye and explains what exactly it is.
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