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Samjinnal is often
called as Samjiri and is famous for a day of swallows flying
in. This is a biggest holiday in spring, and various events
and festivals for welcoming spring have been performed on
doll brides as they tie a bamboo piece with the tail end of
water grass using thread, and make its hair in braids, and
put it on Jeogori and red skirt.
was held for all the elderly who become 70 regardless of their
social status, including humble men like servants, in order
to show respect to them and serve food for them.
was held as the beaus from all over the country gathered in
the archery field and divided into teams.
While they were shooting arrows, gisaengs
in splendid clothes sang in a row at their back in order to
encourage them to it better.