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Buddhist All Souls' Day

Baekjung (Kor. 백중, Chin. 百中, Buddhist All Soul’s Day) is a major summer folk festival falling on the fifteenth day of the seventh lunar month. By this time Korean farmers could take a brief period of rest after one of the busiest farming periods of the year. They usually spent the day refreshing themselves by enjoying food and drink, and playing games. The festival was also referred to by other names such as Baekjong (Kor. 백종, Chin. 百種, lit. Hundred Kinds), Jungwonil (Kor. 중원일, Chin. 中元日,

Korean Seasonal Customs
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