Chuseok (추석) - referred to as the Korean Thanksgiving Day, Chuseok is one of the most important holidays in both North and South Korea. As the major harvest festival, Chuseok is a celebration of bountiful harvests, paying respects to the spirits of the ancestors and thanking them for their blessings for such harvests. It is noted that the precise date for Chuseok varies from year to year since it is celebrated according to the lunar calendar, specifically the 15th day of the 8th month, which is to coincide with the harvest moon, the largest moon of the year. For more details regarding this major holiday and details surrounding its celebration, please refer to the following link: