• Holidays, Festivals, and Events,  Life in Korea

    Seollal: A Korean Holiday and My Myeonuri Duties

    Check out how we celebrate Seollal, a Korean holiday, know my myeonuri duties and learn the customs and what to expect during this kind of holiday. What is Seollal? Seollal (설날)  or Korean Lunar New Year is the most important traditional Korean holiday. This holiday is usually the Chinese New Year for other countries like the Philippines and China. Seollal is a holiday that lasts for three days. The family gathers all together and the women are the ones in charge in the kitchen to prepare the foods. Usually, the Seollal occurs during January or February and this year it will be celebrated on the 24th to 26th. Meaning of…