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1 South Korea By: Onur Calikusu, Steven Berlin, Niso Khaydarova, Debbie Chan


3 South Korean National Anthem

4 Location South KoreaSouth Korea is located in East Asia, on the southern half of the Korean PeninsulaEast AsiaKorean Peninsula ●Land mass is approximately 100,032 square kilometres ●The approximate coordinates are 37° North, 127° 30 East ●It is bordered by North Korea to the north by the 38th Parallel, which is heavily guarded by the DMZ ●Surrounded by the Yellow Sea from the West, East China from the South, and the Sea of Japan from the East ●Unlike Japan or the northern provinces of China, the Korean Peninsula is geologically stable Climate ●Temperate climate with four distinct seasonsemperate climate ●Humid with dry winterumid winter

5 Government Type: Unitary State Capital: Seoul Language: Korean Total Population: 49.8 million Human development Index Rank: 28 Gross Domestic Product: $25,976.95 USD Natural Increase Rate: 0.3% annually Literacy Rate: The country has a literacy rate of 40% with an education expenditure of 8% of GDP. Total population educated: 97.9% ●male: 99.2% ●female: 96.6% (2002) Statistics & Facts This is not Andrew

6 Culture Jesa 제사 this is a traditional Korean Ceremony where you give respects ancestors *For girls they can do the Keun Jeol or another type of bow called the Jakeun jeol (a smaller bow). 작은절 The teachings of Confucius describe the positions of an individual in a Korean society ● The family is the most important part of Korean life ● It is important to maintain a peaceful, comfortable atmosphere at all times Bowing in South Korea is a way to show respect, greetings, and thankfulness. ● Simple bow- tilting head forward ● Keun Jeol 큰절 - this is used during formal occasions. *Remember the lower you bow, the more respect you are showing Images are taken from Google Images.

7 Religion ●52%- Non-Religious ●15%- Buddhist ●13% believe in Protestantism ●7% are Catholic ●5%- believe in Shamanism ●4%- believe in Cheondoism ●3% identify themselves as other Religious Freedom in South Korea The Korean Constitution guarantees religious freedom, mandates the separation of religion and state, and prohibits discrimination on the basis of religious beliefs.

8 Popular Vs. Folk Culture ●K-Drama ●K-Pop ●Motorcycles ●Ulzzang ●Couple Costumes ●Jjimjilbang (bathhouse) ●Plastic Surgery ●KBC TV ●Samsung Galaxy Ulzzang ●Jinju geommu ●Korean Music Parade ●Traditional House Hanok ●Hanbok (dress) ●Hwarot Bridal Robe ●Bibimbap

9 Music -Present day music in South Korea consists of Traditional Korean folk music and K-pop (Popular Music). Traditional Korean folk music has existed since the 15th century. ●Pansori ( 판소리 ) is a long vocal and percussive music played by one singer and one drummer.Pansori ●Pungmul:( 풍물 ) is a Korean folk music tradition that is a form of percussion music that includes drumming, dancing, and singing. percussion ●Sanjo:( 산조 ) is played without a pause in faster temposSanjo ●Nongak:( 농악 ) "farmers' music" represents a musical genre which has been developed by peasants in the agricultural society of KoreaNongak K-Pop has existed since 1990’s ●An abbreviation of Korean pop music ●Hip-hop ●R&B ●Pop Ballad ●Dance-Pop ●Electronic Mostly Consisted of Group Bands ●Big Bang ●2NE1 ●Girls Generation ●Shinee

10 FOOD The korean cuisine is based upon main dishes and side dishes (banchan 반찬 ). (beverages may vary, but alcohol is most common) Although side dishes may vary some include Kimchi 김치 Namul 나물 Jorim 조림 Jjim 찜 Jeon 전 Bokkeum 볶음 Korean Barbecue, Bulgogi 불고기 means meat roasting and Korean BBQ is all about roasting marinated meat on a table built on grill. Bulgogi consists heavily on beef, pork, and chicken. The following pictures were provided by Wikipedia and Meriniso.

11 Language The Korean language is very systematic. It is very similar to English, the only difference is how their sentences are formed. In the Korean alphabet, every letter (symbol) correlates with a sound. *Every word needs a consonant and a vowel Han- gul 한 - 글 H- ㅎ a- ㅏ n- ㄴ G- ㄱ u- ㅜ l- ㄹ Korean Phrases Hello: ann-yeong-ha-sae-yo ann-yeong Good bye: ann-yeong (ann-yeoung kap-ship-seo) See you soon: Dau-me man-na (yo) My name is __: Ne ir-eum-em-__-imnida How are you?: Mann-a-seo Ban-ga- weo (yo) What are you doing?: Muoe-hae Yes: ne, eung No: ani (yo) I am __ years old/ I am __ years of age: Na-neun __ sal ib-ni-da this picture of Chris Bosh demonstrates the “native tongue” Images are from Google Images.

12 National Folk Museum ●The National Folk Museum of Korea is the only national museum devoted to the history of traditional life ●The Museum has been playing significant roles in providing educational and cultural opportunities to understand how Koreans lived in traditional times ● These exhibitions help to introduce Korean culture to non-Korean audiences and provide a chance for overseas Koreans to learn about their ancestors’ homeland. ●Collection size: 99,971 artifacts

13 ●Haeinsa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism in the Gaya Mountains ●Home to the Tripitaka Koreana, the most complete collection of Buddhist texts, engraved on 80,000 woodblocks between 1237 and 1248 ●Designated by the Korean government as a national treasure of Korea national treasure of Korea ●Largest wooden storage facilities in the world Popular Tourist Destinations Haeinsa Temple

14 Dongdaemun Market ●Dongdaemun Market or Tongdaemun is a large commercial district comprising traditional markets and shopping centers in Seoul, South Korea ● It is Korea’s largest wholesale and retail shopping district featuring 26 shopping malls, 30,000 speciality shops, and 50,000 manufacturers ● All kinds of goods can be found including silks and fabric, clothes, shoes and accessories, electronics etc.

15 Jeju Island ●Jeju Province is one of the nine provinces of South Koreaprovinces of South Korea ● The island features tropical coconut trees and a warm ocean climate ●Beach vacations, hiking on various trails leading to Mount Halla, the Samseonghyeol Caves and the volcanic Seongsan Ilchulbong Park ●Number one tourist destination for the South Koreans ●Favored spot for weddings

16 Ethnicity ●Korea's population is one of the most ethnically and linguistically homogenous in the world ●About 20,000 Chinese ●The largest foreign groups—people from Japan, & United States Busker Busker 버스커 버스커 standing left: Brad Moore ChoNunMigookSaram aka Megan Bowen Glenn Gogo simonandmartinabonus aka Simon and Martina

17 Key Terms ❏ Folk Culture: is homogeneous and is mostly strong in rural areas. ❏ Popular Culture: is heterogeneous and is mostly strong in urban areas. ❏ Jesa 제사 this is a traditional Korean Ceremony where you give respects ancestors ❏ Keun Jeol 큰절 - this is used during formal occasions. The image is from the Google Images. p-engagement/blog-the-challenge-of-working- across-cultures-2/

18 Citations ➢ "Korea." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 12 Jan. 2014. Web. 29 Nov. 2014. ➢ "Korean Language." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 12 Jan. 2014. Web. 29 Nov. 2014. ➢ Myoung, Seon Kang. "Sunny's How To Speak Korean! 1) Greeting." YouTube. YouTube, 31 Oct. 2011. Web. 29 Nov. 2014. ➢ "Aegukga" South Korea National Anthem English Lyrics." YouTube. YouTube, 20 May 2010. Web. 2 Dec. 2014. ➢ "Google Images." Google Images. Web. 29 Nov. 2014. &ved=0CAQQqi4oAg

19 THANK YOU FOR WATCHING OUR PRESENTATION! Debbie Chan Onur Calikusu Niso Khaydarova Steven Berlin

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