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


3 South Korean National Anthem

4 Location South Korea is located in East Asia, on the southern half of the Korean 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 seasons Humid with dry winter

5 Statistics & Facts Government Type: Unitary State Capital: Seoul
This is not Andrew Government Type: Unitary State Capital: Seoul Language: Korean Total Population: 49.8 million Human development Index Rank: 28 Gross Domestic Product: $25, 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)

6 Culture 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 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 Images are taken from Google Images.

7 Religion 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. 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

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

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. Pungmul:(풍물) is a Korean folk music tradition that is a form of percussion music that includes drumming, dancing, and singing. Sanjo:(산조) is played without a pause in faster tempos Nongak:(농악) "farmers' music" represents a musical genre which has been developed by peasants in the agricultural society of Korea 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 (banchan반찬). (beverages may vary, but alcohol is most common) 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. Although side dishes may vary some include Kimchi 김치 Namul 나물 Jorim 조림 Jjim 찜 Jeon 전 Bokkeum 볶음 The following pictures were provided by Wikipedia and Meriniso.

11 Language 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 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 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 Popular Tourist Destinations
Haeinsa Temple 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 Largest wooden storage facilities in the world

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 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 Glenn Gogo simonandmartinabonus aka Simon and Martina ChoNunMigookSaram aka Megan Bowen Busker Busker 버스커 버스커 standing left: Brad Moore

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. <>

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

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

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