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Boryeong Mud Festival

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The Boryeong Mud Festival is an annual festival which takes place during the summer in Boryeong, Korea.

The mud is taken from the Boryeong mud flats, and moved to the Daecheon beach area.  40 more words

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Constitution Day 제헌절

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Constitution day occurs on July 17th and it marks the day the Korean Constitution was proclaimed.

The proclamation occurred in 1948, and in 1949 it was declared a national holiday, Bad news it’s no longer a public holiday (day off work) though!

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Yudu 유두

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Yudu is a festival celebrating in Korea on the 15th day of the 6th Lunar month, It is characterised by people washing their hair in creeks that run to the east. 8 more words

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"We will remember them"

I’m writing this on 6th June, the 70th anniversary of D-day. You will, doubtless, have seen on TV the great remembrance events organised on the French coast today. 483 more words


Memorial Day

Similar to the American memorial day, this day commemorates Men and Women who have died in service


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Yes, All Men - NYTimes.com

From Hillary Clinton’s Twitter feed yesterday afternoon … @HillaryClinton: At the @ClintonFdn we say, “We’re all in this together.” Read Charles Blow’s NYT column this morning. 18 more words