Category: Food
Kimchi Day around the world in 2024
Image: Korean Kimchi. by Kangcheolk , from Pixabay. CC0

About Kimchi Day

How long until Kimchi Day?
Kimchi Day .
Dates of Kimchi Day
2025 Various Nov 22
South KoreaSat, Nov 22Observances Holiday
USASat, Nov 22Observances Holiday
2024 Various Nov 22
South KoreaFri, Nov 22Observances Holiday
USAFri, Nov 22Observances Holiday
2023 Various Nov 22
South KoreaWed, Nov 22Observances Holiday
USAWed, Nov 22Observances Holiday
2022 Various Nov 22
South KoreaTue, Nov 22Observances Holiday
USATue, Nov 22Observances Holiday
2021 Various Nov 22
South KoreaMon, Nov 22Observances Holiday
USAMon, Nov 22Observances Holiday
Find out the dates, history and traditions of Kimchi Day.
Where is Kimchi Day observed in 2024?
South KoreaNov 22
USANov 22

Nov. 22 is officially Korea Kimchi Day in the state of California. The California State Assembly passed the measure in August 2021. The day is also a national holiday in Korea.

The date is significant since there are 11 main ingredients in the fermented dish and 22 health benefits including probiotics.

Kimchi, a staple food in Korean cuisine, is a traditional side dish of salted and fermented vegetables, such as napa cabbage and Korean radish, made with a widely varying selection of seasonings, including gochugaru, spring onions, garlic, ginger, and jeotgal, etc. It is also used in a variety of soups and stews.

It also said kimchi contains probiotics, calcium, and vitamins and boosts bodily immunity.

Kimjang, or the traditional culture and process of preparing kimchi inscribed in 2013 on the UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

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