(Barley Rice Song (Bori Bap))
(Jaem Jaem Jaem)
(Mr. Elephant's Nose)
(Scissors, Paper, Rock)
(The Story of Kap Sooni and Kap Doli )
(Twinkle Little Star)
(Come Pick the Moon)
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Articles about the music, culture and traditions of South Korea and more.
What are the "Four Gentlemen"? From old China, "The Four Gentlemen" is a term used to refer to four specific subjects (orchid, bamboo, plum blossom, chrysanthemum) which are traditionally some of the first subjects the student of Chinese ink brush painting learns. Each subject [...]
Here’s a quick podcast about why chopsticks became more popular for eating than silverware in some countries... [...]
Variations of the choosing game Rock, Paper Scissors can be found all over the world. The Korean version is "kai, bai, bo" (sometimes pronounced "gawi, bawi, bo"). In Korean, the order is different. It’s always: "Scissors ( – kai)", [...]
Curtis wrote asking about a Korean kids song… Have you ever heard of a Korean song that school girls sing as they clap hands that goes like this: Pong dong pong dong dolel (stone) donjiora (throw)… Thanks, Curtis If anyone can help with this song, please email me or comment below. [...]
In many parts of the world, the foods eaten on New Years Eve and New Years Day have important symbolic meanings. These symbols seem to fall into several major categories. The first class symbolizes financial prosperity. This type of food is round like coins. Often, the dish will be round beans, [...]
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