Photographer's Note

The traditional custom of the first day of the New Year lunar month called "SULNAL"(New Year's Day) is so special.

A large family(Sons & daughters of living in many other cities) come together in hometown of the eldest family.

Family members who wear new clothes praise their acestors and make ancestor memorial rites for appreciating.

After that, they eat food on the table for the ancestor memorial rites with rice dumping soup.

After meal, young men and women of family do a fomal bow of repect to their elders.

From that time, they visit to their neighbors and relatives for the New Year's greeting, and they eat food and enjoy traditional games with resting.

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Additional Photos by Infinite jang (jang) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 80 W: 0 N: 232] (2001)
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