Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Korean Lunar New Year This Day

Lunar New Year, or Seollal is just about returning to your hometown with your family and paying respects to your ancestors.

These days in Korea, people, busy with work and school, are more often found to be using the holidays to take a trip overseas, usually with friends.

And with Lunar New Year's Day falling on Thursday, February 3rd this year, it's a five-day break including the weekend.
Korean Wives Pick their Husband as Least Favorite Person During Lunar New Year

The Lunar New Year holiday is the biggest national holiday in Korea, a time when extended families get together and share New Year's wishes as well as pay respects to their ancestors.

But at the same time, it's also one of the most exhausting times for women, mostly married women, who have to prepare special Lunar New Year meals that take a lot of time and effort.

The heavy stress for women during the major holidays is not news to Koreans, but an interesting survey conducted by a prominent food company recently revealed that the least liked person during all the holiday commotion is the husband.

but the Lunar New Year is one of the few times of the year most Koreans have a good
                                                          Lunar happy new year  !

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