Korean Public Holiday in 2011

Selasa, 18 Januari 2011

Korea 2010 Public Holiday

Year 2011 has coming, and every country has it own holiday date and day. Korea as a major tourist visited country has its official holiday also. The holiday date is important for those who want to travel and doing some business in Korea. While holiday, the tourist sites of course will be more crowded as well as the fares will be counted as high season fare.

For businessmen, several company and office will close during holiday. SO we must study their holiday very well before planning to visit Korea.

The most important holiday must be Seolnal, or Lunar New Year. It it the same date with Chinese new year (Both country actually use a lunar orbit to count their day). Many people only know only China and other Chinese country such as Singapore, and Malaysia, who celebrate Lunar New Year. But actually Korea and Japan also celebrate it.

For 2011 year, here are Official Korean Holidays :

1 Jan 2011 : New year’s day (Sin-jeong)
New Year's Day is the first day of the year. On the modern Gregorian calendar, it is celebrated on January 1.

2 Feb ~4 Feb 2011 : Seolnal (Lunar New Year)
Also called "Seol" or "Gujeong". The first day of the lunar Korean calendar. It is the most important of the traditional Korean holidays, and is considered a more important holiday than the solar New Year's Day.

1 Mar 2011 : Independence Movement day (Sam-il-jeol)
Independence(Declaration) Day This day commemorates the March 1st Movement in 1919. On March 1 of this year, the Korean people declared their nation's independence from Japan. It was a catalyst for the establishment of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea(April 13, 1919).

5 May 2011 : Childrens’day Children's Day
(Eo-rin-i-nal) The day on which to esteem the personalities of children and plan for their happiness. In Korea, Children's Day started on May 1, 1922, when 8 persons including Bang Jeong-hwan declared the Day and held an anniversary. In 1946, the Day changed to May 5, and became a public holiday in 1975.

10 May 2011 : Buddha’s Birthday (Seok-ga-tan-sin-il)
Also called "Bucheonnim Osinnal (부처님 오신 날)" or "Sawol Chopail (사월 초파일,四月初八日). The birthday of the Gautama Buddha. In South Korea, Buddhism is the one of two major religions, with Christianity.

6 Jun 2011 : Memorial day (Hyeon-chung-il)
The day commemorates men and women who died while in military service or the independence movement. It originated from the traditional customs of Mangzhong, one of the 24 solar terms. On this day, national commemorating ceremony is held in National Cemetery.

15 Aug 2011 : Liberation Day (Gwang-bok-jeol)
The day celebrates national liberation from Japan in 1945. On this day, Emperor Shōwa announced surrender and World War II ended. On the same day in 1948, the government of the Republic of Korea was established. The word "Gwangbok" means "restoration of light".

11 Sep ~ 13 Sep 2011 : Chuseok (Chu-seok)
Mid-Autumn Festival Also called "Han-gawi (한가위)". Korean traditional Harvest Festival. With Seollal, it is one of the most important Korean traditional holidays. As a celebration of the good harvest, Koreans visit their ancestral hometowns and share a feast of Korean traditional food.

3 OCt 2011 : National Foundation day (Gae-cheon-jeol)
The day celebrates the foundation of Gojoseon, the first state of Korean nation. According to Samguk Yusa, Dangun founded Gojoseon on the 3rd day of 10th lunar month, 2333 BCE. Today, South Koreans celebrate their national foundation on October 3 in solar calendar, for convenience's sake. "Gaecheonjeol" means "Heaven-opened Day".

25 Dec 2011 : Christmas (Seong-tan-jeol)
Christmas is commonly called "Seongtanjeol (성탄절,聖誕節)" in Korean(especially among Christians), but the official Korean name fixed by law is "Gidoktansinil"2. In South Korea, Christianity is the one of two major religions, with Buddhism.

Watch Korean people celebrate Lunar New Year 2010 (or Seollal) Video here


G-Dragon and TOP in Christian Louboutin Shoes

Sabtu, 01 Januari 2011

Big Bang is a South Korean Boy Band. The group members are more than just a singer, but also very eccentric in fashion. The famous member : G-Dragon and T.O.P, really cares about their appearances every times they showed up.

As a rapper, G-Dragon and T.O.P (Or called GTOP) is also recognized for their fashion sense. They have been seen wearing Christian Louboutin shoes for many times in their appearances. I don't know why they love Christian Louboutin shoes very much. But the unique style of their shoes are the spikes around the shoes.

Big Bang’s G-Dragon and T.O.P, the double combo artiste, were seen at John Galliano’s party in Seoul. The fashionable duo were all dressed fabulously in brands such as Christian Louboutin, Ray-Ban, Linda Farrow, Ambush and more.

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Big Bang G Dragon and T.O.P Christian Louboutin at John Galliano’s party in Seoul.

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G Dragon Christian Louboutin at John Galliano’s party in Seoul.

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Harry Potter Styled Glasses Ray Bans

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T.O.P Christian Louboutin at John Galliano’s party in Seoul.

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G Dragon wears  Christian Louboutin spotted at Florida Concert,May 22,2010

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G Dragon wears Christian Louboutin

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Christian Louboutin Mens Footwear Springsummer 2010 Black

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Christian Louboutin is a footwear designer who launched his line of high-end women's shoes in France in 1991. Since 1992, his designs have incorporated the shiny, red-lacquered soles that have become his signature.
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