Chuseok falls on 4th October (similar to the mid-Autumn festival) but combined with 2 other public holidays, it will be an especially long holiday period this year. Starting from 30th September until 9th October, it would come up to a total of 10 days. Chuseok is celebrated over 3 days (3rd – 5th October) but with the National Foundation Day falling on 3rd October, a substitute holiday is given on 6th October. With the Hangul Proclamation Day on 9th October and a special holiday granted on 2nd October, the South Koreans will get to enjoy a really long holiday this year.
Wishing Sang Hyun and our Korean friends ‘Happy Chuseok’ and to those celebrating the moon cake festival ‘Happy Mid-Autumn Festival’.