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May 12, 2014

Holiday Food in Korea

Filed under: student presentations — richardlstansfield @ 4:15 am

1. 87 #, 8 #, 이슬기, 유시윤, 배성진, 정창식

2. [1] Winter solstice : the time at which the sun is at its southernmost point in the sky (northernmost point in the S hemisphere) appearing at noon at its lowest altitude above the horizon. It occurs about December 22 (June 21 in the S hemisphere)
[2] Harvest : When you harvest a crop, you gather it in.
[3] Chestnut : [NOUN] A chestnut or chestnut tree is a tall tree with broad leaves.
[4] Yin and Yan : [NOUN] two complementary principles of Chinese philosophy: Yin is negative, dark, and feminine, Yang positive, bright, and masculine. Their interaction is thought to maintain the harmony of the universe and to influence everything within it
[5] memorial ceremony : ancestral rites, memorial service[ceremony], commemorative rites for ancestors
3. Hi, everyone, We are Group 8, and our presentation is about foods of holidays in Korea, There are several holidays Lunar New Year, Thanksgiving and Winter solstice. Koreans celebrate these days by eating special foods which have special meaning.
Harvest [Les glaneuses - Millet]
Firstly, One of the biggest holiday is Korean Thanksgiving Daring this time, We have a memorial ceremony for ancestors, wishing for a good harvest. There are meats, fishes, and all their own seats so the cook is always annoyed. We also eat Songpyon with rice, beans and chestnuts which were harvested during the year.[1]
Red Bean Soup
Secondly. The longest night winter solstice. During this day, We cook and eat red bean soup. In the east, It is said, night has yang power so we harmonize the power by eating red bean food which is believed to have yin power. [2]
Table For a Memorial Ceremony
Thirdly, Lunar Now Year is another Korean big holiday. the day’s meet and greet for adults. famous food of the day is tteok soup. tteok soup means one more year add to one’s age and live to be old. other food is sikhye, sanjuck and yakgwa.
Until now, we have introduced the food eaten on special days. Obviously, these foods each have meaning, but we did not know or did not thinks of the meaning, it so, not thinke of the meaning. it so, from mow we hope you have a chance to think about meaning of the food, Thank you.
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[3] –설날
5. [1] Which holiday do you like most? and Why?
[2] Do you like red bean soup? Why? and Why not?
[3] DO you believe these super situation? and Why?


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