Chuseok, originally known as Hangawi ("great middle"), is a major harvest festival and three-day holiday in Korea celebrated on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar. Like many other harvest festivals, it is held around the autumn equinox.
People visit their ancestral hometowns and share a feast of Korean traditional food. Also called, "Korean Thanksgiving Day," Chuseok is a special Korean national holiday. Family members exchange gifts, share a feast of traditional Korean food and play special games.
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