Chuseok, also known as Hangawi, is a major mid-autumn harvest festival and a three-day holiday in South Korea celebrated on the 15th day of the 8th month of the... Wikipedia

  • Official name:  Chuseok (추석, 秋夕)
  • Also called:  Hangawi, Jungchujeol
  • Observed by:  Koreans
  • Type:  Cultural, religious (Buddhist, Confucian, Muist)
  • Significance:  Celebrates the harvest
  • Observances:  Visit to their family's home town, ancestor worship, harvest feasts with songpyeon and rice wines
  • Begins:  14th day of the 8th lunar month
  • Ends:  16th day of the 8th lunar month
  • Date:  15th day of the 8th lunar month
  • date:  15th day of the 8th lunar month
  • Frequency:  Annual
  • Related to:  Mid-Autumn Festival (in China), Tsukimi (in Japan), Tết Trung Thu (in Vietnam), Uposatha of Ashvini/Krittika (similar festivals that generally occur on the same day in Cambodia, India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Laos, and Thailand)
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