Swiney Update

South Korea

Since school attendance yesterday consisted of only about 25 students between all the classes, and many, many parents complained that we were even open at all, our director took the hint and closed the school until next Tuesday. Initially we, the teachers, were still obliged to work today(Thursday), Friday, and Monday. Due to the fighting …

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Chuseok Celebration

South Korea

As this Saturday, October 3rd  marks the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar in Korea, it is time to celebrate the harvest thanksgiving holiday of 추석(Chuseok)! Generally this holiday is a big deal in the country, similar to American Thanksgiving-although minus the turkey, for sure- and is marked with time off …

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