Articles in the Korean culture, arts and heritage Category
Korean Age Counting System is much complicated and different from Western countries. It makes Korean culture more unique from Westerners. Age is very important to Koreans, because Korean use family titles to refer to non-family, so age partially determines status and shapes the way one interacts with others. Have you been to a Korean birthday party before?
Korean Age Counting System
In Korea, age is counted differently than everywhere else. When a baby is born, Koreans count him as one year old, Koreans consider the gestation period as the first year. This …