We would like to take a moment to acknowledge the celebration of Korean New Year, also known as Seollal, which is one of two most significant holidays in Korea!
In recognition of this special time, our office will be closed in Korea. We hope you use this opportunity, whether you're celebrating Seollal or simply enjoying the day, to relax and reflect on the year past and the one that lies ahead.
Happy Seollal to all, and may the Year of the [Zodiac Animal for the year, e.g., "Tiger"] bring prosperity, happiness, and success to each one of you. 새해복 많이 받으세요!
We would like to bring to your attention the upcoming celebration of Seollal, also known as the Korean New Year. This significant occasion is one of the two biggest holidays in Korea! 🇰🇷
Interesting Aspects of Seollal:
Please note, in observance of Seollal, our office in Korea will be closed. Whether you’re partaking in Seollal festivities or taking a day to rest, we hope it's a fulfilling time for you.
Wishing everyone a joyful Seollal and a prosperous Year of the [Zodiac Animal, e.g., "Tiger"]. 새해복 많이 받으세요!
We would like to inform you about the Korean New Year, also known as Seollal! This holiday is celebrated on the first day of the Korean lunar calendar, which usually falls in late January or early February.
• Seollal is one of the most significant traditional holidays in Korea besides Chuseok.
• It's a time for families to come together, pay respects to ancestors, and share a special meal.
• Traditional games like Yut Nori are played, and children receive money in colorful silk bags.
Please note that our offices in South Korea will be closed in observance of this holiday.
Korean New Year, also known as Seollal or Lunar New Year, is coming up in about a week.
Please note that our offices located in Korea will be closed in observance of this holiday. We kindly ask you to plan your work and communication accordingly.
If you have any questions or need further clarification, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Korean New Year, also known as Seollal, is one of the most significant traditional holidays in Korea. It is observed on the first day of the Korean lunar calendar, which usually falls in late January or early February. This holiday is one of the two biggest public holidays in South Korea, where people get time off to celebrate with their families.
Recognizing and celebrating diverse holidays like Seollal in global teams is crucial for fostering inclusivity and respect for different cultures. It helps to build stronger relationships among team members, promotes understanding, and enhances team cohesion. It also provides an opportunity for team members to learn about different traditions and customs, enriching their cultural knowledge.
Ideas for celebrating Seollal at work could include:
- Organizing a Korean-themed lunch or potluck.
- Hosting a virtual session to learn about the significance of Seollal and Korean culture.
- Playing traditional Korean games like "Go-Stop" (or hwatu) or activities.