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[2014-06-25] Gwangju to Commemorate the 64th Anniversary of the June 25th Korean War

광주시, 625 전쟁 64주년 행사 개최

Gwangju to Commemorate the 64th Anniversary of the June 25th Korean War

 

Today marks the 64th anniversary of the start of the Korean War where North Korea invaded South Korea in 1950 and the city of Gwangju hosted the commemorative event to memorialize the 64th anniversary of the Korean War or the forgotten war that broke out on June 25th, 1950.

In an effort to honor the fallen soldiers and Korean people who were sacrificed during the fratricidal war between South and North Korea, the commemorative event featured local patriot groups and citizens as well as incumbent mayor Gang Woon-tae and municipal heads in the city.

A photo exhibition of the Korean War, a screening of Korean War-related video clips as well as a display of the United Nations member nations that took part in the war were showcased at today’s commemorative event.

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