Young men in long-ago Korea studied hard. They wanted to do well on the gwageo [GWAH-go] test. Then they might get good jobs.
No one takes that test anymore. But older people remember those days. They dress up. They act out taking the test.
READ MORE: The king would watch over the exams hundreds of years ago. An actor might play the part of the king today. Everyone dresses as they did back then. It is a way for Korean people to remember the olden days. There have not been gwageo tests for 125 years. But Korean boys and girls still take many other tests before they can get jobs. There is one kind of testing we should always do. The Apostle Paul said in 1 Thessalonians 5:21, “Test everything; hold fast what is good.”