National Foundation Day


Does anyone know what is special about October 3? This day is a national Korean holiday known as National Foundation Day (개천절, Gaecheonjeol). Gaecheonjeol translates to  “Opening of Heaven Day.” Gaecheonjeol commemorates the founding of Gojoseon (고조선), the first state of Korea. It has been said that Gojoseon was founded …

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As a first time attendee at KCON, two jam-packed days were filled with so much to do in so little time that it was impossible to go to all the workshops and panels. Anything that was Hallyu related was there. For those in love with Korean dramas, K-pop choreography, hair …

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