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Holidays and traditions of South Korea

January 1 (day off) – New year.

March 1 (day-off) – Samil day, Day of the independence movement.

5 April (day off) – Day of the tree dedicated to the restoration of forests in the country.

1 may – labour day.

May 8 – parents Day.

May 5 (day-off) – children’s Day.

June 6 (day off) – Day of memory of victims for the native land.

17 July (day-off) – Constitution Day in honour of the proclamation of the first Constitution of the Republic of Korea in 1948

August 15 (day off) – the Day of liberation, celebrated in honor of the completion of the Japanese occupation in 1945.

3 October (closing day) – national Foundation Day, celebrated on mount Manisan in Gangwon-do.

October 9 – Hangeul Day (Korean alphabet).

December 25 (day off) – Christmas.

Korea lives by the Gregorian calendar, but the traditional festivals are celebrated according to lunar.

In mid-January – the feast of the snow on mount Halla (Jeju-do). The end of January – beginning of February – feast of Salt (non-working day) is a celebration of the New year according to the lunar calendar. It is one of two major holidays in Korea, celebrated on the first day of the first lunar month. Koreans visit their “Cohen”, all gather with their families, young people ceremoniously congratulates Continue reading

South Korea: railway workers holidays

The Union of railway workers of South Korea stated that the employees of Korail affiliated company, are forced to work overtime, “smiling”.

. Yes, Kang Joon hates the holidays. Hundreds of additional trains are appointed for travelers heading to their hometowns, but Korail Tourism Devlopment, where she works as a tour guide on the train, do not hire additional staff to work on this tight schedule. While all the other people celebrate the holidays, the workload of the Kahn and her colleagues only grows.

The so-called “2-2 change” quite frequent during the holidays. Workers in this period did not return home after the end of the shift Instead, they sleep off in the company’s offices and then once again go to work. Typically, a crew member of the high-speed KTX train from Busan to Seoul would have to return home at the end of the working day. But if you change “2-2” employee sleeps 4-5 hours somewhere at the nearest station before heading back to Seoul. The Korean railway workers Union ( KRWU ) evaluates actual working hours during such shift at 25 hours.

Schedules of the company are not systematically Continue reading

Tour the May holidays in South Korea

May day celebrations in South Korea

South Korea / Seoul

The hotel : the hotel, 4 stars

Meals: Breakfast

The number of days/nights: 8/7

Number of people: 1

From: Moscow

Price: 150 RUB. 104

The price includes:

Fuel surcharges




Guide services

Medical insurance


Features: sightseeing, recreation, sports recreation, family, active, shopping tour, exotic

Attention! The road is paid for separately!

Tour program:

May holidays in Korea

Tour duration 8 days/7 nights.

Tour program:

Day 1

01.05. Arrival at Incheon airport, transfer to Seoul. From 14:00 check in to hotel. Free time, rest.

Day 2

Breakfast at the hotel. Sightseeing: residence of the President of Conade, the Imperial Palace Kenbokkun, souvenir Insadong street, television tower N Seoul Tower, etc.

Day 3

Breakfast at the hotel. 10:00 meeting with the country’s Continue reading

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