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Korean culture

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on 24 November 2014

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Transcript of Korean culture

A sixpence in her shoe
: wish for good luck and prosperity
(remain largely in British custom)
Hairstyle
Tightly pulled back and away from the face
Gather the hair into a large bun
Use a long hair pin to decorate the hairstyle

Rundown
Promise to marriage
Costume
What bride must wear on wedding day?
Place
Ceremony (atmosphere)
Music
Wedding food

Ceremonies
Wedding Music
Korean
Promise to Marriage
Korean
AIS3984 Korean culture -
Traditional korean and western Wedding

a wedding singer
live wedding band
or DJ to play songs
After ceremony
from 1850
By German composer, Richard Wagner

Flexible instruments & vocalists
Choir
Violin
Piano
Harp
Pre-recorded songs


Western Wedding Music
Performed live by instrumentalists
Play when guests arrive, followed by a farmer's dance.
Quiet during actual ceremony, marked by various drumbeats and commands issued by the officiant.
Traditional Korean Wedding Music

The Korean Wedding Band entertaining the crowd by singing wedding songs.

Sit down to enjoy music band



What the bride must wear
on wedding day

Groom receive a pair of wooden geese
(kireogi)
facing left
Present only one to bride's mother
Bow to mother-in-law
Symbolize
:
Loyalty, lifelong partner, realization of hierarchy and order
Western
Jeonanrye
Wear white socks and silk shoes
Resemble the shape of a boat Wealth
Accessories
Three red circles painted on her face
To “send away evil spirits.”
Something new
: new life and expectation to future
Eg. New shoes or even new perfume!
Four(Five) something
Something old
: continuity
Eg. Wedding dress from mother/grandmother
Something blue
: purity, love and fidelity
before 19th century…
“Marry in blue, lovers be true”
Something borrowed
: borrowed happiness
Eg. Antique jewelry, item from happy couples
Creative borrowing: loan
*remember to return them after wedding!
Gyobaerye
Groom on East, Bride on West of wedding table
Faced each other
Attendants help wash their hands
-> Purity and cleanliness
Bride bows twice first
Groom bows once
(Repeat twice)
Kneeling down and face each other

Symbolize:
Promise of commitment
Hapgeunrye
Western
1. Groom drinks from cup
2. Bride just sips or pretends to drink (Repeat twice)
3. Drink from separate halves of a gourd

* Another practice of drink all three times from gourd cup
Bridal Chorus
Symbolize:
Unity of the two
Place for wedding
Western
Celebratory dance
Wedding Food
Korean
Western
Church/ Chapel
Decorations: Minimal Decoration preferred
E.g. -Simply without ornaments
-Arranged of flowers and natural scenes
Aim: Enhancing purity

Also: Theme-based Decorations
served at wedding receptions following dinner
Different styles
White color to symbolize virginity and purity
cutting of the cake
distributed among the guests
ensure fertility
Bride and groom share a cake
symbolize union and promise to forever provide for each other
Individualism
Collectivism
Multi-stories wedding cake
Rice Cake: Bongshitteok
A House of Worship
Before the chest arrives, a rice cake is placed on the table
covered with the wrapping cloth.
Two layers of rice cake covered in crushed red beans.
Couple as close as the two sticky layers of rice cake
Red beans: keep away all evils.
symbolizing fertility and health.
Various colors: five moral virtues.
benevolence
propriety
faith
wisdom
righteousness.
Church/ Chapel
Unity Candle
Two taper candles with a large pillar candle in the center
Often white in colour
Decorated with wedding invitation, picture of the couple etc.
Symbolize the joining together of two families
jujube and chestnut
On the table where the couples bow around it
symbolize the endless generation
chestnuts and dates
Gifts from the bride's family to the groom's family
wishing that her daughter would be loved by her parents-in-law and would have a happy marriage.
Ibaji food
rice cakes
fruit
fried wheat
honey cakes
galbi
seafood
During Pyebaek
after ceremony
To announce the arrival of the participants of the wedding
DJ will slowly escalate the tempo and intensity of the music.
Everyone stands up
bridal chorus

Costumes
Au Wing Tung
Hui Wing Sum
Kwong Man Wai
Lam Shu Yi
Lo Wai Yin

Korean
Western
Ham
Wedding Ring
Korean
Western
bride:white wedding dress
- a popular symbol of status that also carried "a connotation of innocence and sexual purity"
- tradition of a white wedding is credited to Queen Victoria-> wear a white wedding dress at her wedding to Prince Albert in 1840
-originated from Egypt
-Egypt viewed:
1) the circle as a symbol of eternity
2)the ring served to signify the never-ending love between a man and a woman
-kept by a ring bearer before wedding
-a matter of tradition and etiquette
-the origin of the practice of wearing the wedding ring on the ring finger of the left hand -> believed that it houses a special vein that was connected directly to the heart
groom: suits (colour depends on the couples)
- rather spend the money purchasing alcohol nowadays
Hollyebok
bride:
-jeogori (i.e. a short jacket with long sleeves)
-chima
-norigae, i.e.tied to the skirt or the ribbon on the jacket

groom:
-jeogori, trousers,overcoat
-black hat
-wedding costume for men is also known as gwanbok
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Korean
Something old,
Something New,
Something Borrowed,
Something Blue,
A Sixpence in Her Shoe
CONclusion
&
reflection
At bride's yard or house
Gradually disappearing tradition
Influenced by the West
Individualism
Unique and different from others
-usually contains 3 items:

1) Marriage letter
2) Red and blue fabrics
3) A collection of other valuables
for the bride from the groom’s parent

Usually the groom will enter the house by sedan chair or a horse.
Family members, relatives, friends and even neighbour will be invited
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