Traditional Korean Holiday of Bountiful Harvest, Chuseok
Chuseok, Korean Thanksgiving Day, is one of the biggest and most important holidays in Korea. Family members from near and far come together to share food and stories and to give thanks to their ancestors. In 2018, Chuseok Day falls on September 24. As the day before and the day after are also part of the holiday, this year's holiday period is from September 23 to 26, with September 26 being a replacement holiday for the 23rd falling on a Sunday.
Many Koreans visit their hometowns to spend quality time with their family, as well as spend time with friends. The holiday also provides a good opportunity to enjoy traditional cultural experiences throughout Korea. Let's take a closer look at the traditional Korean holiday of Chuseok.