Friday, September 18, 2015

Korean names and common birthday celebration

Dan Hanson of ClevelandPeople.Com spoke at a ClevelandPeople.Com Food Adventure to the Korea House.  He told how Korean babies are 1 year old on their birthday and that everyone celebrates their birthday on New Year’s.  He also said there are 3 main family names in Korea (Kim, Park and Lee) and that in Korea the family name usually comes first, like Choo Shin-soo but we westernize it to Chin-soo Choo. and

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