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    South Korea’s First Sunrise of the Year

    Watching the sunrise makes us feel great but the first sunrise of the year will always be special especially in South Korea it means new hope. Meaning of First Sunrise for Koreans Other countries usually celebrate the new year by preparing special foods and wait for midnight to eat together with the family. While South Korea doesn’t have those traditions, instead they always prepare for the first sunrise of the year. It’s called 해돋이 (hae-dot-chi) or first sunrise in English. This is a long enjoyed tradition by Koreans where they look back and reflect on what happened in the past year. It’s also the time to wish for good health…