Urini Nal

Urini Nal (Children's Day)

May 5
Urini Nal has been a national holiday in South Korea since 1975. Schools are closed and parks are packed with children. Events of the day may include wrestling and martial arts exhibitions, dancing, and the presentation of puppet shows and plays. Cake shops give away rice cake favors. The holiday is intended to forge the bonds of family life.
SOURCES:
AnnivHol-2000, p. 78