May is a “family month” in South Korea…

5 May is a public holiday in South Korea.  Do you know why?  Because 5 May is the Children’s Day in South Korea.  Most countries over the world have designated a day as the Children’s Day but not so many designate it as a public holiday.  Actually, May is considered as a “family month” in South Korea because apart from the Children’s Day (5 May), there are also the Parents’ Day (8 May) and the Teachers’ Day (15 May).  However, unlike the Children’s Day, the Parents’ Day and the Teachers’ Day are not public holidays in South Korea.  In this blog post, let’s talk about these three special days in South Korea. Continue reading