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Various Commemorative Events Held On 10th Anniversary Of Kim Dae Jung’s Passing

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Various Commemorative Events Held On 10th Anniversary Of Kim Dae Jungs Passing


This Sunday will mark the 10th anniversary of the passing for former President Kim Dae Jung. And various events have been prepared in Gwangju in his memory.

Yeongju Ahn has details.


To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the passing of former President Kim Dae Jung, which falls on August 18th, various commemorative lectures, performances and events are going to be held until the 17th.


This morning, the late Kim Dae Jung Commemorative Ceremony Organization Committee held a symposium at the Asia Culture Center under its title Ah! Kim Dae Jung, His Life and Ideology. At the event, Werner Pfennig, an honorary Professor of the Free University of Berlin delivered a keynote speech under the topic, Kim Dae Jung In The World


Prior to the main ceremony, the organizing committee opened a photo exhibition and video screening event which ran until the 16th of August to recollect the memory of the former President.


From 7pm on the 17th of August, a musical performance commemorating the late Kim will be held at the KDJ Convention Center in attendance with renowned musicians from across the country.


This Sunday, the day of the 10th anniversary of the late Kims passing, a commemorative ceremony will be held at the birthplace of Kim, Hauido Island of Shin-an County, and on the same day in Gwangju, a special lecture will be delivered by novelist Hwang Seok Young at KDJ Convention Center from 3:30pm.

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