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[Lunar New Year] Seollal 2015 : Lunar New Year celebration in Korea

[Lunar New Year] Seollal 2015 : Lunar New Year celebration in Korea Whassup! all the fans of Tong? First of all, Happy New Year! Today, Let us talk about Seollal(Lunar New Year). Let's start! What is 'Seollal'? Seollal is a Korean term for New Year, the celebrations of which last for about three days. It is one of the major national holidays celebrated in Korea aside from Chuseok (Thanksgiving),..

[Sinchon] Merry Christmas in Sinchon Christmas Street Fesitival!

[Sinchon] "Begin Again in Sinchon" 2014 Christmas Street Festival Whassssup everyone!! Are you enjoying Christmas in Korea? Then, C'mon Sinchon (located western district of Seoul, South Korea)! Sinchon is "the" place to be for youths. The area, in close proximity to 4 major universities(Yonsei, Ewha, Songang and Hongik), is a famous hot spot for street performances, great food and shopping. The ..

[Gimjang] gimjang, Making and Sharing gimchi

[Gimjang] gimjang(kimjang), Making and Sharing gimchi(kimchi) Whassup! all the fans of Tong? Today, we will talk about unknown, but famous tradition among Koreans. Have you heard about gimjang? If no, you have to read this article today! Let's bring it! Gimchi is the Korean name for preserved vegetables seasoned with spices and fermented seafood. Tong believes you all know this. It forms an esse..

[August 15th][independence][festival] Inviting you! Independence-Democracy Festival!

[August 15th][independence][festival] Inviting you! Independence-Democracy Festival! Whasssup everyone!!! Are you having fun in Korea? hope you're saying Yessssssssssssssss! Last time, we introduced you to know about Korean National Liberation Day and explained how much it is important! To honor Korean Ancestors' sacrifice, Seodaemun Gu delivers [Annual Independence-Democracy Festival]! This fes..

Do you remember the year of 1919?

Do you remember the year of 1919? 95 years ago, very loud voice by tremendous number of people echoed down in Korean peninsula. Countless number of Koreans shouts out ‘a cheer for the independence of Korea’ with the spirit of independence and resistance wrongfulness by Japanese Imperialism. Back in 1919, what really had happened in Korea? Korea, 1919 In 1910, Japanese imperialism took away the s..