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How South Korean’s Celebrate Their Loved Ones’ Death Anniversary

We all know that a death anniversary (or deathday) is the anniversary of a person’s death or in simple terms, it is the opposite of birthday.

It is a traditional custom in several Asian cultures, including Korea as well as in other places with significant overseas Korean populations, to observe the anniversary on which a family member or other significant individual passed away.

There are also similar memorial services that are held at different intervals, such as every week.