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1st year birthday celebration

"Dol" (in Korean language) is celebrated for the first birthday of a child. According to the tradition the parents present the child items as brush, pencil, bow and arrow, money, needle, ruler and pair of scissors for girls). The item the child picks up are said to predict the child’s future. If a child picks up the bow and arrow, it is said that the child will be strong and a warrior. If the child picks up the thread, the child will have a long life. A child who picks up the pencil, book or calligraphy set is forecast to be a good scholar. A child who picks money will become rich in the future.

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"Dol" (in Korean language) is celebrated for the first birthday of a child. According to the tradition the parents present the child items as brush, pencil, bow and arrow, money,  needle, ruler and pair of scissors for girls). The item the child picks up are said to predict the child’s future. If a child picks up the bow and arrow, it is said that the child will be strong and a warrior. If the child picks up the thread, the child will have a long life. A child who picks up the pencil, book or calligraphy set is forecast to be a good scholar. A child who picks money will become rich in the future.