February 19, 2015 marks the first day of the lunar calendar (Korean Calendar). It is known as Seollal (설날) in Korea and this year marks the Year of the Ram or Eulminyeon (을미년 (乙未年). Traditionally, people born in the year of the Ram are believed to be compassionate and peaceful. However, they are also fearful and indecisive. Let us take a look at the Korean celebrities born in the Year of the Ram/Sheep.
Seollal falls on 31st November this year. Every year is represented by one of the 12 animals and 2014 is represented Horse, the 7th in the group of Shibijishin.
10th of February is Seollal (Lunar New Year) in Korea and many celebrities wore hanbok (한복/韓服) to celebrate the traditional festival.
23rd January 2012 marks the first day of the lunar calendar. It is known as Seollal (설날) in Korea and this year marks the Year of the Dragon. Many popular Korean Idols are born in the year of the dragon. As we can see, these idols truly have the personality traits of dragons – confidence, energetic, fearless, full of enthusiasm and generous. Let’s take a look at our dragon idols!
Taecyeon and Nichkhun of 2PM/ 택연 & 닉쿤 – 투피엠
If you’re a Korean, Chinese, Vietnamese or Mongolian, you’ll be probably celebrating the Lunar New Year.
So how do Koreans celebrate this family-oriented festival which Koreans call it “Seollal (설날)”?
Charye (차례) and Sebae (세배)
Here’s wishing everyone a Happy Lunar New Year!