[Photo News] ‘Beolcho’: Weeding of ancestral tombs

By Park Hyun-koo

Published : Sep 12, 2017 - 17:48
Updated : Sep 13, 2017 - 13:32

The annual Weeding around ancestral tombs is ongoing ahead of the Chuseok holidays at Yangpyeong, Gyeonggi Province.

“Beolcho” is an effort by descendants to maintain their ancestors’ burial spots in respectable conditions. It normally takes place two to four times a year following a Joseon-era tradition.



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