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Korean Customs according to the different seasons

Korean ancestors farmed preserving Korean customs. Agricultural customs are repeated on the same day every year, and this helps the cultivation of the crops. Even today agricultural events still are held in rural areas. People adopted these customs out of necessity.

Culture in Korea has been created over a long time. Even though the country introduces Occidental products nowadays, and has some administrative rules, Koreans maintain their life on the basis traditional culture.   

Seasonal customs are of important significance to the older generation who, in many cases, spent their lives cultivating agricultural products. Various traditional events are held in rural areas for abundant crops in the beginning of the year, for the growth of plantation in the sowing season, and for thanks to the heaven in harvesting season.

People relax, and prepare the dishes of the season. They wear special clothes on festive days. They also hold ceremonies for the repose of their ancestors¡¯. Such annual events not only animate villagers but also strengthen community solidarity and the unity of the whole country.
There are many things to see and taste for tourists visiting Korea, through Korean traditional events.

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