"Sabalsik(사발식)", which means ‘the ritual of the bowl’, is the traditional welcoming drinking party for freshman at Korea University. A freshman drinks a bowl of rice beer during the ceremony at Korea University in Seoul, South Korea. Only one rule. You just bottom up while others chant a drinking song. I also drank the same as an alumni. Don’t try this at home. Photo by Shin Woong-jae @shinwoongjae #seoul #southkorea #asia #drinking #ricebeer #party #koreauniversity #documentary #everydayasia #사발식 High-res

"Sabalsik(사발식)", which means ‘the ritual of the bowl’, is the traditional welcoming drinking party for freshman at Korea University. A freshman drinks a bowl of rice beer during the ceremony at Korea University in Seoul, South Korea. Only one rule. You just bottom up while others chant a drinking song. I also drank the same as an alumni. Don’t try this at home. Photo by Shin Woong-jae @shinwoongjae #seoul #southkorea #asia #drinking #ricebeer #party #koreauniversity #documentary #everydayasia #사발식

My assignment for The Washington Post.

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After decades of economic growth, South Korea is the land of apartments

Article by Chico Harlan, Photograph by Shin Woong-jae

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/after-decades-of-economic-growth-south-korea-is-the-land-of-apartments/2013/09/15/9bd841f8-1c55-11e3-8685-5021e0c41964_story.html

http://wjshin.photoshelter.com/gallery/Apartments-in-Seoul/G00000.ONMFWc14I