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A Big Birthday Party For One Year Old Korean Babies Culture

Korean CultureThere is one culture that is rarely known that is a big birthday party for one year old Korean babies. You should know about this culture if you love Korean culture. This birthday culture is called as Doljanchi. This birthday is unique while other countries prefer seventeenth birthday to celebrate in the big party rather than a one-year-old birthday. OK, let see what are unique from this doujinshi below.

Korean Culture: A Big Birthday Party For One Year Old Korean Babies

As you ever see in Korean drama, they have a unique habit in birthday. They always eat seaweed soup or Miyeok-guy. This Miyeok-guy will always be eaten by the person who has a birthday before the cake. Now about the doujinshi. It comes from two words, dol, and janchi. Dol means first birthday and janchi is a feast. In the party, the family will prepare special rice cake with several layers of rice and red beans. Besides, a big birthday party for one year old Korean babies also there is various foods and fruits for the guest. The guest will bring money, clothes, and soon as the gifts for the baby. The baby also will wear prince or princess cloth in their doljanchi. It should be hanbok or the traditional Korean cloth but in these days’ people mix the culture with western.

The important thing in doljanchi is doljabi. It is like the ritual of choosing thing in the table. There are several objects in the table such as a stethoscope, book, microphone, needle, badminton racket and so on. It is believed the first thing baby picks will be the clue of baby’s future. It is a tradition in Javanese called as Tedak Siten. However, Tedak Siten more complicated than doljabi. A big birthday party for one year old Korean babies culture is unique, right? OK, that is all.

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