All posts tagged "Hangeul Day"

  • Hangeul Day, which falls on Oct. 9, has been re-designated as a national holiday from this year. Comprising 24 letters — 14 consonants and 10 vowels, hangeul, a Korean writing system, was completed by King Sejong the Great and scholars of the Joseon Kingdom in 1443 and promulgated in 1446.  / Korea Times file
    October 9 is Hangeul Day

    By Chung Hyun-chae Hangeul is no longer an alphabet only for Koreans. Some people who don’t have a writing system have adopted it, while others learn it to better understand lyrics of K-pop or watch Korean dramas...

    • Posted October 8, 2013
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  • U.S. City Observes Hangeul Day

    A city near Silicon Valley in California has decided to hold an annual commemoration for “Korean Alphabet Day,” or Hangeul Day. The small city of Milpitas has an Asian population that well exceeds 50 percent of the...

    • Posted October 7, 2013
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