Hangul Day 2018

October 9, 2018 in South Korea

Hangul Day or as it also is called Hangeul Day is observed in South Korea on October 09, 2018 and commemorates the creation and proclamation of the Korean alphabet the so called Hangul. King Sejong of Korea was the force behind the establishment in 1926 and the proclamation of the alphabet in 1446. It was an easy to learn and use alternative to the existing Chinese writing. Hangul was very popular and increased the literacy rate of the Korean people. Hangul Day is also celebrated in North Korea, but on January 15. Although there are public festivities on Hangul Day, many Koreans use it to stay at home with their families.

Where is Hangul Day?
Nationwide
South Korea
When is Hangul Day?
Tuesday, the 9th of October 2018
Only 260 days left!

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