14-Day Celebration of South Korea
Ok, because yesterday I said “Oh, today you have to have a hug, today is Hug Day” jokingly to my friend and being responded with puzzled expression, I have just realized that it’s not a world-wide celebrated event, ahaha. I feel inspired somehow to make a post about this.
These random, couple-y celebrations are something I noticed back when I was in SK. Basically, before that, I only knew Valentine’s Day, which is famous already, and White Day, because it’s celebrated a lot in Japan and appears every so often in manga. They’re basically a series of days, the 14th of every months, each month having different events. Two of those days are Valentine’s day and White Day. What’s the point of these days you ask, alienating singles from all couples being lovey dovey, of course (kidding) Anyway, let’s go to the days.
Ky’s Exchange: Happy New Year
Last week (23 January) South Korean celebrated their Lunar New Year (Seollal). The date is the same with the Chinese New Year (that also celebrated in Indonesia). How I miss my Kue Keranjang (Lit: Basket Cake, or Nian Gao for the original Chinese one)
Ky’s Exchange: Noraebus, Noraebang in a Bus
I think South Korea already famous with its Noraebang (노래방; Karaoke, lit: Singing Room). Karaoke is one of the favourite pastime for South Korean (other than eating and drinking, oh the drinking). But, who can top Noraebus?
Ky’s Exchange: Hangil Eye Museum
What : Hangil Eye Museum
Where: Bupyeong Market
When : 28 January 2012
Who : Yours truly
Ky’s Exchange: Seoul Central Mosque
What : Seoul Central Mosque
When : 14 January 2012
Who : One Indonesian friend and yours truly