The present Doodle, delineated by Seoul, South Korea-based visitor craftsman Kim Jam, observes Chuseok, a three-day, collect celebration saw across the Korean promontory. As one of the three most significant occasions on the Korean lunar schedule, Chuseok is a period for families to meet up and show appreciation for a productive reap with customary food, stories, and games.
Chuseok is additionally referred to in Korean as Hangawi, with “han” signifying “enormous” and “gawi” signifying “center,” alluding to a major festival in the month! The date for this occasion, the center of the eighth lunar month, was picked to line up with the collect moon, which is the biggest full moon of the year. Families customarily start the day’s celebrations with a dedication administration known as charye which remembers their tribal legacy with enough songpyeon (half-moon rice cakes) for everybody to appreciate.
To respect a bountiful gather, occasion exercises are spiced up with lively practices of Korean amusement. Samulnori (a percussion group of four) finds the sounds for talchum (a veil dance) and ganggangsullae (an old circle dance) while celebrants play Chuseok games, for example, yutnori (a prepackaged game utilizing four wooden sticks), and neolttwigi (standing teeter-totter).
Cheerful Chuseok, Korea!