Happy Pepero Day!
Today is 11.11.10
Next year gonna be 11.11.11
I bet many people getting married today and probably next year. ^^ Congratulations!
Why the date 11.11 is celebrated as pepero day?
Pepero is fondly known as Pocky in Malaysia. If you put 4 sticks of pepero together, don’t they resemble 11.11?
Couples in Korea observe this date almost like Valentine’s Day. They will exchange candies, chocolate and especially Pepero!
I still remember that Hojin gave me a box of Pepero on 11.11 of 2009. He wished me Happy Pepero and I was so happy for getting a mere box of Pepero!
If you happen to be in Korea on 11.11, you will see boxes of Pepero sold cheaply and couples walk away with presents or chocolates in their hands.
Pepero (빼빼로) is a cookie stick, dipped in chocolate syrup, manufactured by Lotte Confectionery in South Korea since 1983. It was inspired by the Japanese product, Pocky produced by Glico. (Source: Wikipedia)
Kara for Pepero CF