Blog Giveaway: Korea’s Foundation Day

Today, October 3rd, is a holiday in South Korea. We are celebrating “kae-cheon-jeol” (Hangeul: 개천절) or National Foundation Day. Here’s a Youtube video made by Daniel Lee (MRSS,8, Maple Ridge, BC, Canada) so you’d know more about how Korea was founded. (Not to be taken literally.)

October 9th, which is a Sunday, is also the day we celebrate the making of “Hangeul” (한글) or the Korean alphabet. I posted a story about “King Sejong and Hangeul Day” last year.

Since we have two Korean celebrations this month, our blog giveaway is also about Korea. Here are the prizes:

Blog giveaway: About Korea
Blog giveaway: About Korea

Book: Facts About Korea (never read)
CD: The Best of Korean Songs (unopened)
Mother-of-pearl metallic business card holder (never used)
Mother-of-pearl USB flash disk (never used)

Got them last spring (from KOCIS)
Got them last Spring (from KOCIS)

I don’t know the capacity of the USB flash disk, though. I’ve never used it, but the design is truly Korean. This blog giveaway will run until October 12th at 11:59 PM. I will post the winner on October 14th, Friday. Like before, only one comment entry per human being ;p and this contest is open internationally.

113 thoughts on “Blog Giveaway: Korea’s Foundation Day

  • October 3, 2011 at 12:55 pm
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    Eii~~ first!
    I hope I can have it this time.
    Should read more about korean history.
    I envy you don’t have work today ㅠ.ㅠ
    ㅋㅋㅋ~Happy National Foundation Day Korea! 😉

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  • October 3, 2011 at 1:10 pm
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    Happy National Foundation Day!

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  • October 3, 2011 at 1:10 pm
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    Happy National Foundation Day Korea!!!! 🙂

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  • October 3, 2011 at 1:10 pm
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    Happy National Foundation Day Korea!!!! 🙂

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  • October 3, 2011 at 1:17 pm
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    Oooohh, would love to read that book! Happy National Foundation Day!

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  • October 3, 2011 at 2:27 pm
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    Oohh! This is the best way to really learn everything Korean! I’d love to win in! Hi Ms. Betchay!

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  • October 3, 2011 at 2:38 pm
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    Happy National Foundation Day Korea
    let me win please

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  • October 3, 2011 at 2:46 pm
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    this is the best give away prize you’ve ever had!:)

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  • October 3, 2011 at 2:47 pm
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    Happy National Foundation Day!The myth of Dan Goon is very interesting..Thanks Ate Betchay!I hope number 8 would give me luck this time..kkkk..Keeping my fingers crossed!

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  • October 3, 2011 at 4:03 pm
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    Happy national foundation day Korea!

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  • October 3, 2011 at 4:36 pm
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    I’ve always loved korean culture! epecially learning Hangeul (1 of the reasons why I love korea , and why I keep on searching and studying all about korea),

    anyways! Happy Korean Foundation Day! and soon Hangeul day!

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  • October 3, 2011 at 5:08 pm
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    I’m now new in Korea, the Facts About Korea book should be handy.

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  • October 3, 2011 at 5:41 pm
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    annyeong haseyo!
    i like the book. actaully, i was searching for facts about korea(north and south) i hope i could win that. btw, Happy National Foundation Day Korea! 🙂

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  • October 3, 2011 at 5:52 pm
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    Happy National Foundation Day to you! ^_^
    I’m going to Seoul on November, I wonder if there would be any holidays or events when I go there. Hmmmm.

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  • October 3, 2011 at 6:42 pm
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    Happy National Foundation Day, Korea!

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  • October 3, 2011 at 6:59 pm
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    cool stuff…fingers crossed

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  • October 3, 2011 at 7:10 pm
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    indeed, cool stuffs…. trying out my luck again…

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  • October 3, 2011 at 8:16 pm
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    to: whoever wins! pls send me a scan copy of the book ‘facts about korea’ =) i wonder what is in. THANK YOU.

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  • October 3, 2011 at 9:13 pm
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    Happy National Foundation Day Korea!!!! ^^

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  • October 3, 2011 at 9:31 pm
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    Happy National Foundation Day to all Koreans!^^ Nice give aways,.. just trying my luck^^hehe

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  • October 3, 2011 at 10:27 pm
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    whee!! wanna have the book.. love reading.. happy national foundation day Korea!!

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  • October 3, 2011 at 10:43 pm
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    count me in again…hope to win this time..

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  • October 3, 2011 at 10:43 pm
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    Yey! Another giveaway! I hope I’ll win this time. I wanna read that book!

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  • October 3, 2011 at 10:59 pm
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    oohh..hoping this time i win..

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  • October 3, 2011 at 11:01 pm
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    Happy national foundation day!!! I hope I’ll be chosen this time. 🙂 Good luck to all of us!!

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  • October 3, 2011 at 11:10 pm
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    I want that book!!! TT_TT And the USB, too! n__n

    Happy Foundation Day! 😀

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  • October 3, 2011 at 11:30 pm
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    Happy National Foundation day!
    I really want the book!
    I’m inlove with korean culture so I want to learn more about it 🙂
    I hope I win this time

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  • October 4, 2011 at 12:27 am
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    I’m wishing to reach this country so much. Korea is such a wonderful country. Hopefully when i finish my degree i’ll be able to have a trip in Korea.
    i hope this time i’ll win ^_^

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  • October 4, 2011 at 1:24 am
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    I hope I win this time. Thank you for hosting.

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  • October 4, 2011 at 1:39 am
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    Happy National Foundation Day, from Kenya. I’m one of your fans though never posted anything to date. Thought this would be a nice chance to make myself known while possibly getting a freebie. I got interested in South Korean culture after seeing one of your famous hallyu dramas, Winter Sonata. Lets just say BYJ is doing his Korean tourism ambassador job very well :o) . Happy holidays/Siku kuu njema

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  • October 4, 2011 at 1:46 am
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    trying my luck again 🙂

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  • October 4, 2011 at 2:36 am
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    I would like to win this giveaway… really interesting^^

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  • October 4, 2011 at 6:00 am
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    Happy National Foundation Day! =)

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  • October 4, 2011 at 6:09 am
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    Great giveaway. Loved the video! Thanks for the chance.

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  • October 4, 2011 at 7:24 am
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    Happy National Foundation Day!! 🙂 I wish I could go to Korea soon!

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  • October 4, 2011 at 10:50 am
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    Love it! prizes getting more exciting. ^_^

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  • October 4, 2011 at 11:09 am
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    Happy Happy National Foundation Day Korea!I’d love to go there someday and experience autumn!고마워요!

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  • October 4, 2011 at 11:15 am
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    I want to learn more about Korea.korea is a very beautiful place to visit.can i have the book?i hope i will win this time.

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  • October 4, 2011 at 2:57 pm
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    Happy Foundation Day Korea! ^ ^
    A give away which suits the occasion! 😀

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  • October 4, 2011 at 3:43 pm
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    This is my first time but I hope to win! I always read your blogs because I am interested about Korean culture! Happy National Foundation day!

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  • October 4, 2011 at 3:57 pm
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    I love all those stuff! that book (Facts About Korea) will help me a lot if given a chance to travel to korea next year( spring…coz I’d love to see cherry blossoms) hopefully insa-ALLAH!!!
    Happy National Foundation Day Korea!!! 🙂

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  • October 4, 2011 at 4:40 pm
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    Happy Foundation Day Korea!!! 🙂

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  • October 4, 2011 at 6:03 pm
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    I hope I win this time *crosses fingers* i would love to have the updated Facts about Korea book.

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  • October 4, 2011 at 6:11 pm
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    Happy Foundation Day Korea!
    I hope I win this time *crosses fingers* I would love to have the new edition of Facts About Korea.

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  • October 4, 2011 at 11:39 pm
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    Happy Foundation Day to Korea 😀 Hoping to win the giveaway. More power to your blog Ms Betchay!

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  • October 5, 2011 at 8:58 am
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    wow~~ nice giveaways Ms.Betchay.. I hope I win this time.. Happy Foundation Day Korea ^_____^

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  • October 5, 2011 at 9:55 am
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    Happy Foundation Day! Good luck to al of us ^_^

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  • October 5, 2011 at 10:29 am
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    hi ms betchay!^^
    i always read your blogs! it’s like a daily dose of vitamin c for k-drama addict like me! hehe! i’m a fan of lee min ho!
    i hope i get picked! thanks! 🙂

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  • October 5, 2011 at 10:46 am
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    I would love to have this so I can learn more about korea….hopefully

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  • October 5, 2011 at 1:51 pm
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    Happy Foundation Day!!!
    More Power and God Bless Ms. Betchay!

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  • October 5, 2011 at 4:02 pm
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    Happy foundation day!!
    Wish i win!! That’ll be very useful for my trip to korea on November. 🙂

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  • October 5, 2011 at 4:49 pm
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    this time.. i’m still hoping:-)

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  • October 5, 2011 at 7:23 pm
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    that usb @_@
    Happy National Foundation Day!!!!!!!!!!

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  • October 5, 2011 at 9:32 pm
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    Oh my! hope i get lucky this time…. 🙂

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  • October 5, 2011 at 10:54 pm
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    Happy National Foundation Day Korea!

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  • October 5, 2011 at 11:11 pm
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    Hi! Happy National Foundation Day, Korea! My friends and I love Korea, and we’ll go there next week! Wee so excited! 🙂 Btw, the USB flash disk is gorgeous!

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  • October 6, 2011 at 12:00 am
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    let me try again… 🙂 thank you for sharing!

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  • October 6, 2011 at 12:48 am
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    happy national foundation day!

    im currently obsessed with anything sageuk-related (im watching gongjuui namja right now haha) and i would love to have these items.

    by the way, im planning a trip to korea soon and i was hoping if there are any stores you know that sell norigae? thanks so much for this giveaway!

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  • October 6, 2011 at 12:54 am
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    Happy foundation day! 🙂

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  • October 6, 2011 at 7:00 am
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    Happy National Foundation Day! I’m crossing my fingers and wait for lady luck to come my way 🙂

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  • October 6, 2011 at 8:33 am
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    I hope I win because I really wanna read the book about Korea ^.^ I find that interesting 🙂 anyways happy national foundation day!!! :”>

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  • October 6, 2011 at 11:42 am
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    Happy National Foundation Day Korea!!

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  • October 6, 2011 at 1:27 pm
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    Sana manalo ko! Love Korea! Ano po ang celebrations sa oct9 punta kasi kami sa sunday

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  • October 6, 2011 at 3:20 pm
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    Happy foundation day Korea 😀

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  • October 6, 2011 at 4:21 pm
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    Please count me in:) Belated Happy Foundation Day!

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  • October 6, 2011 at 9:35 pm
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    I had a relaxing long weekend. And I enjoyed the story of Korea’s Foundation Day from a co-worker. What a cute story.

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  • October 7, 2011 at 3:46 am
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    Want and neeed! 🙂 ♥
    Belated Happy Foundation Day and advance Happy Hangeul Day! 😀

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  • October 7, 2011 at 11:36 am
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    Glad to hear about this thing that it’s Happy National Foundation Day of Korea.I read already the history of korea and I think it is great .Thank you for sharing this stuff to us.

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  • October 7, 2011 at 9:27 pm
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    Such nice giveaways! 🙂 thanks for giving such ate Betchay. God bless 🙂

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  • October 7, 2011 at 9:48 pm
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    Belated National Foundation Day and Advance Happy Hangeul Day! Wow! These prizes will surely help one’s understanding of Korean culture. 🙂

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  • October 8, 2011 at 2:06 am
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    Hi! I’ve been frequenting your blog for quite a while now but I think this is my first time to leave a comment ..Mianhae =)

    Anyway.. I hope this first could bring me some luck. I’m really interested in understanding the Korean culture that I even enrolled in a language class in one of the universities here in the PH (I still lack a few modules to complete the special class though ^^)..

    That would be all for now.. Thanks!

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  • October 8, 2011 at 3:19 pm
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    hi!
    HAPPY “King Sejong and Hangeul Day”!
    you have a very nice and informative blog. i’m also happy to know that you have give-aways for your avid readers. if ever i would win, i will give the book to my daughter so that she can explore more about korea. my sister is a kpop fanatic, so the CD is best for her. and the remaining items are for me! i just love sharing my blessings!!!! more power to you!!!

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  • October 8, 2011 at 3:48 pm
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    Happy kae-cheon-jeol! Wow, been reading your posts lately and I’m very curious with your life there…hope you’re always ok! Joining this Giveaway for the first time on your blog! Keep on writing and I love Mangoes too! (it’s about your other article), when I see Mangoes, what pops in my mind is either Bagoong Almang or Tiramisu! God speed! Kudos to your blog!

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  • October 8, 2011 at 5:49 pm
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    Hoping this would be my lucky post!!

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  • October 8, 2011 at 8:46 pm
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    Happy National Foundation Day! =D

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  • October 8, 2011 at 9:10 pm
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    Belated Happy Foundation Day!

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  • October 9, 2011 at 3:53 am
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    Happy National Foundation Day!!

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  • October 9, 2011 at 5:01 am
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    thanks for this giveaway ^^ i like your blog a lot, because i get to know korea even more.

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  • October 9, 2011 at 11:28 am
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    Joining!

    Off to Korea 3 days! Fourth time but still very much excited! I’m traveling with my 8-year-old, any place we should not miss?

    Thanks!

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  • October 9, 2011 at 5:26 pm
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    trying my luck again…^^ happy national foundation day!!!

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  • October 9, 2011 at 8:26 pm
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    sana palarin ako for this..^^in JEsus name…heheh

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  • October 10, 2011 at 2:28 am
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    Wow. Thank you for this wonderful giveaway!
    Trying my luck again. 🙂

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  • October 10, 2011 at 10:44 am
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    We celebrated Hangeul day here at KCC Philippines last Saturday Oct. 8. I enjoyed the activities

    Happy foundation day to Korea.

    Gamsahapnida, Ms. Betchay.

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  • October 10, 2011 at 11:24 am
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    i wanna win these things!!!!

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  • October 10, 2011 at 11:40 pm
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    So cute give aways! I love korea-i mean everythhing about korea :>

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  • October 11, 2011 at 2:38 am
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    Happy Foundation Day for all Koreans .

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  • October 11, 2011 at 3:50 am
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    i hope i win this! 😛

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  • October 11, 2011 at 9:53 pm
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    Ohh, these things look great! I hope I’m lucky 😀

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  • October 11, 2011 at 10:11 pm
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    i love to get the giveaway..

    *cross fingers*

    God bless 🙂

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  • October 11, 2011 at 10:54 pm
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    Pajoin po:) crossed fingers, goodluck po sa ating lahat:)) More power Ms. Betchay!

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  • October 11, 2011 at 11:28 pm
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    Happy National Foundation Day!

    The giveaways are very interesting. i wish I’d win : )

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  • October 12, 2011 at 12:26 am
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    sali ko ulit baka ako na manalo .. 🙂

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  • October 12, 2011 at 1:00 pm
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    Happy National Foundation Day! i’d love to visit Korea someday. God Bless! </3

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  • October 12, 2011 at 1:52 pm
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    Want to win this!Count me in!Thank you!

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  • October 12, 2011 at 9:50 pm
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    oh wow! I’d be glad to have that book or that USB flash disk. It’s so hard to find websites in English that has lots of facts about South Korea. It would be awesome to visit Korea. I have never won a giveaway so I’m just gonna enter. Happy National Foundation Day!

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  • October 19, 2011 at 11:41 pm
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    Awww..it would be great if I didn’t missed this out…T_T

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