South Korea - original country, situated on the Korean Peninsula.All of its state symbols carry a great historical meaning, telling stories about people.
state emblem and flag of Korea reflects national ideas and culture.First approved in 1963 and is a traditional Korean symbol surrounded by five petals and a ribbon with the name of the country written in Hangul.The petals are connected with the national colors of Korea, rose of Sharon.The second character, which presents itself to South Korea, the country's flag, made in white.At its center is the emblem which expresses the ratio of Taoism to the universe.Two opposite principles, "yang" and "yin", combine and interact.This synthesis is called in Korean "thegyk" so the flag is called "Taegeukgi."National Symbols seems most of something that goes without saying, but the Koreans have found the standard recently.It was established only at the end of the nineteenth century, in 1882.His appearance flag of South Korea is obliged diplomat Pak Yong-hyun, who created his sketch.Only in 1948 on its basis was approved by the official state symbol.
value of the South Korean flag
cloth is full of meaning, drawn from the philosophy of Taoism, which once adhered to South Korea.The flag is made of white cloth, this shade is considered a national symbol of the country.Using black is intended to express such Korean features as vigilance, chastity, fortitude and justice.The central figure, a sign of "yin-yang", is depicted with blue and red bottom part of the top, reminiscent of those of the Koreans fish.Opposing the color and spirit "fish" are in perpetual confrontation, ensuring harmony and movement of life.Diagonally from the central plate are four black trigrams.Solid bars represent the masculine "yang" and express-open feminine "yin".Each trigram has a single value, describing the part of the light elements and the seasons.If decipher trigrams clockwise, starting from the upper left corner, will receive the following meanings: the first means to the south, the sky, the air, the summer, the second points to the west, the moon, water, and fall, and the third shows the north, planet, winter and the ground, the fourthIt means the east, the sun, fire and spring.
Other state symbols
That is primarily used to separate yourself from other countries, South Korea - flag.But the coat of arms and anthem of the state are of great importance for the Koreans.The national emblem is directly connected with the image used on the flag, because it is also the center of the red-blue pattern "theguk."Using the ancient philosophical character in such national sign indicates that the link with the past is very important for our time.Whatever happens in the economic and political life of the spirit is still the same, South Korea.Flag and emblem clearly expresses the idea of continuity.Anthem also corresponds to it.Initially the former folk song composer Ahn Ik converted Tkhe and shift them to the music.Four quatrains talk about the quest for freedom and independence.