This category lists pages and sites related to the Korean observance of Ch'usok or Hangawi.

Ch'usok is celebrated on the l5th day of the 8th lunar month, the harvest moon. Since its marks the harvest time, it is considered to be the equivalent of the American Thanksgiving celebration.

It takes place in September or October of the Gregorian calendar.

Related categories 2

Celebrating Chu'seok at The Holiday Zone
Includes an overview of the holiday, craft projects, printable coloring pages, word wall cards, and literature recommendations.
Chu-suk
A Korean student writes about the traditional observance and explains why it is important.
A Chusok Tale
A westerner describes spending the holiday with a Korean family in this photo-essay.
Chusok: Remembering Ancestors in Korea
A story about clearing graves in preparation for the Korean holiday.
Chusok: The Korean Thanksgiving
An essay on the background of this three-day harvest celebration. Also explores gender roles, family structure, and North-South relations.
PBS Online: Hidden Korea/Ch'usok
Offers concise explanation of the holiday, along with a look at Korean burial traditions and the ways in which contemporary families honor their ancestors.
Preparing for Chuseok
Offers a foreign wife's perspective on holiday preparations.
Sisters
Short story tells of a family divided by a holiday bombing raid during the Korean War.
With a Full Moon
A Korean student shares how Ch'usok is celebrated in her native country.
[South Korea Mozzie]
Last update:
November 23, 2016 at 17:32:04 UTC
Society
Sports
All Languages
Arts
Business
Computers
Games
Health
Home
News
Recreation
Reference
Regional
Science
Shopping