[August 15th][69th Anniversary]National Liberation Day 본문

[August 15th][69th Anniversary]National Liberation Day

놀러와요 서대문/독립민주축제 2014. 8. 5. 09:32

[August 15th][69th Anniversary]

National Liberation Day

How's your summer been so far in Korea?

It's already the end of July!

Time flies, doesn't it?

In August, many festivals, events, activities and beautiful beaches will wait for you!

So, don't get exhausted from this hot weather!

Stay tuned! :D  

We, Tong, will tell you about one of the biggest public holiday in August!

It is called Gwangbokjeol, which means National Liberation Day.


National Liberation Day

Gwangbokjeol, also called as Independence Day of Korea, 

celebrated annually on August 15th!

It is one of the public holiday in South Korea.

It commemorates Victory over Japan Day, which liberated Korea from colonial rule. 

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National Liberation Day

In South Korea, many activities and events happen during the day,

including an official ceremony with the president in attendance that takes place

at the Independence Hall of Korea in Cheonan or

at the Sejong Centre for the Performing Arts.

[About Seodaemun-gu]

National Liberation Day

Of course,

Seodaemun-gu is planning to have many activities and events on August 15th!

 It is called Seodaemun-gu Independence Democracy Festival 2014!

On the day, all buildings and homes are encouraged to display 

the South Korean national flag called Taegukki!

Seodaemun-gu Independence Democracy Festival

This year, we will celebrate 69th anniversary of Korean National Liberation Day!

For example, Seodaemun-gu will have Independence Democracy Festival on the day!

As well as, there are many historical places you can visit too!

Seodaemun Prison History Hall

Independence Gate, Seodaemun Independence Garden and much more!

So, come and join this festival in August!



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