26
Feb
10

Festivities and Remembrance

Seollal (lunar new year) festivities are winding up this weekend. While the main holiday is celebrated for three days, lunar new year celebrations continue until Tae Bo Rum, the first full moon festival of the new year. Tae Bo Rum normally occurs two weeks after Seollal, and this year it falls on Feb. 28.

The traditional dish served for Tae Bo Rum is a five grain dish. You can find a recipe for it here.

Then Monday, March 1, is Independence Movement Day in Korea. It commemorates the demonstrations that took place on March 1, 1919, when Koreans protested the occupation of their country by the Japanese. More than 7,000 Koreans were killed that day.

Wikipedia has a good entry on this Korean day of remembrance, which can be found here.

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