RNE Ojo Critico "Mom and the sea"
ojito crítico - 'Mom and the sea' My mother is a mermaid.
In South Korea there is an island where mermaids exist: Jeju Island. These women who have developed a lung diving technique thanks to which they get to submerge for about 3 minutes at a time fishing for shellfish, abalons and seaweed. They are called Haenyeos. Today's story 'Mom and the sea' tells the tale of three generations of woman Haenyeo, since this type of work are transmitted from mothers to daughters. The author of the story is Heeyoung Ko, the illustrator is Eva Armisén and Santi Balmes has adapted the text to Catalan and Spanish.