Korean Culture

Learn about Korean culture and customs that you will come across in Korean dramas or music videos.

National Foundation Day

Does anyone know what is special about October 3? It's National Foundation Day (개천절, Gaecheonjeol) in Korea. Gaecheonjeol translates to “Opening of Heaven Day.”...
Hanbok Fashion Show

Hanbok Fashion Show with Ari

Right around the time of Chuseok was the 24th Korean Day Cultural Festival held this year in Union Square. I had the opportunity to be one of the models in the ...
kpop idols celebrate chuseok

CHUSEOK – KOREAN THANKSGIVING

Hey K-pop fans! Did you know that September 15th is the Korean national holiday Chuseok? All your favorite K-pop stars and idols will be celebrating this tradit...
Korean Liberation Day

Korean Liberation Day

August 15th marks an important public holiday for South Korea. On this day in 1945, Japan surrendered to the Allies and the Korean Peninsula gained its independ...
jajangmyeon, korean black bean noodles

Black Day

It’s time to celebrate being single with Black Day! If you did not receive any gifts on Valentine’s Day or White Day, here’s your chance to ponder the joys of b...
White rose

What is White Day?

Last month, we talked about about how girls give chocolates to guys on Valentine's Day in Korea. Soon, it will be time for the guys to return the favor! White D...