South Korea | Ideas for Thinking Day*

South Korea’s official name is the Republic of Korea. Korean culture is influenced by Confucianism. Kimchi is a traditional side dish served with nearly every meal. Seollal is the name for the Lunar New Year celebration in Korea. It is influenced by the Chinese New Year your girls may be familiar with but it’s unique. Learn more on our page Chinese New Year.

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Fun Fact: 70% of South Korea is hilly and mountainous.

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Suwon Dance, also known as The Famers Dance is a traditional Korean dance performed during festivals and special village holidays.

South Korea is located on the Korean Peninsula. North and South Korea where united until 1945.

Taekwondo originated in South Korea. Most South Koreans enjoy soccer and baseball. Traditional sports include bull fighting, wrestling and kite flying which is considered a sport for much of Asia.

The traditional clothing of South Koreans is called hanbok. Most Koreans keep a hanbok for special times in their life. Accessories such as foot gear, jewelry, and headdresses or hair pins are also worn.

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