December 04, 2021
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Chusok, Folk Holiday of Korea

Date: 19/09/2021 | Source: DPRK Today (En) | Read original version at source

Pyongyang, September 18 (KCNA) -- Chusok (Harvest Moon Day) is a folk holiday of the Korean people.

In Korea, the people have celebrated the day since the period of the Three Kingdoms (early 3rd century B.C. - middle 7th century A.D.).

On the day, they held memorial service for their ancestors before anything else and played folk games like swinging and ssirum (Korean wrestling). In the evening, they spent a pleasant time, enjoying the full moon.

They prepared holiday dishes like half-moon-shaped rice cake. Special dish of Pyongyang area for the day was nochi (a fried cake made of glutinous rice and malty powder).

Harvest Moon Day for this year falls on Sept. 21.

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