GFN Home

GFN NEWS

LOCAL
TEXT US TO #9870
PRINT

[1st Anniversary of Sewol Tragedy] Volunteers to Carry Out Activities for Commemorative Events

세월호 자원봉사자들의 팽목항 방문해 추모행사 자원봉사

[1st Anniversary of Sewol Tragedy] Volunteers to Carry Out Activities for Commemorative Events

 

Volunteers from Jeollanamdo Provincial Volunteering Center are visiting Paengmok harbor to aid families of the victims and visitors stopping by the port to commemorate the 1st anniversary of the April 16th Sewol Ferry Tragedy.

Volunteers will engage in activities such as providing visitors and families of the victims with hot tea, blankets and meals until tomorrow when the official memorial period for the Sewol tragedy ends.

Since the ferry sank last year, more than 50,000 volunteers from across the nation have engaged in volunteer activities for the hundreds of families of the victims who waited inside the Jindo General Gymnasium, desperately waiting news of their loved ones. 

Relief materials and aid flooded into Paengmok Harbor for families and visitors to the memorial altar last year. Volunteering activities will continue through tomorrow.

gfn news | TOTAL 18,102
RSS
gfn newsLIST
NO NEWS Lists DATE Reads
2642 TEXT 518 추모 문화예술행사 펼쳐진다 Series of Cultural and Artistic Events to be Held in Commemoration of May 18th In commemoration of the 35th year anniversary of the May 18th Democratization Movement, a series of culture and art programs an… 05-15 2234
2641 TEXT 국립광주박물관, 16일 벼룩시장 개최한다 National Gwangju Museum to Host Flea Market on Saturday The national Gwangju Museum will host a flea market at the garden of the museum on Saturday, May 16th from 1 to 5 p.m. The upcoming flea… 05-15 1979
2640 TEXT 광주서 국가 폭력 트라우마 국제 회의 열린다 State Violence Trauma International Conference to be Held in Gwangju The Gwangju Trauma Center will host an international conference on state violence and trauma at the Gwangju Kimdaejung … 05-15 2128
2639 TEXT 대법원, 전북도 학생인권조례 효력 유효 판결 Supreme Court Rules Student Human Rights Ordinance Effective in North Jeolla Province The Supreme Court has ruled that a student human rights ordinance passed by the Educational Office of … 05-15 2056
2638 TEXT 2015 세계 인권도시 포럼, 오늘 개막 2015 World Human Rights Cities Forum to Kick Off Today The 2015 World Human Rights Cities will kick off today at the Gwangju Kimdaejung Convention Center and continue through the 18th. Nearly 500 huma… 05-15 2235
2637 TEXT ‘중국과 친해지기’ 광주시 컨트롤 타워 구축한다 Gwangju Launches Control Tower for ‘China Friendly’ Project The city of Gwangju launched a ‘China-friendly Project Committee’ which is comprised of civil experts in academ… 05-15 2098
2636 TEXT 16일부터 무등산 입산 시간 지정제 시행 Entrance Time for Mt. Mudeung to be Controlled from the 16th The national Mt. Mudeung park management office will adopt and operate a designated entrance time to the mountain from May 16th. A tot… 05-15 2233
2635 TEXT ‘임을 위한 행진곡’ 제창 논란 올해도 계속 Controversies Surrounding ‘March for the Beloved’ Continue this Year Prior to the 35th ceremonial event for the May 18th Democratization Movement set to be held on Monday, May 18th, co… 05-15 1945
2634 TEXT 아시아 모터스포츠축제, 15일부터 영암서 열린다 Asia Motor Sports Festival to be Held in Yeongam KIC from May 15th Asia’s biggest motor sports festival, the Asian Festival of Speed, will kick off on May 15th at the Korea Internati… 05-15 2242
2633 TEXT 광주 U대회, 170개국 2만여명 온다 20,000 Delegates and Athletes from 170 Countries to Take Part in the Universiade The worldwide university athletes’ Olympic event, the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade, is set to be held from July 3rd to … 05-14 2446
CONTACT GFN
  • TEL : +82-62-460-0987
  • FAX : +82-62-461-0987
  • EMAIL : gfn@gfn.or.kr
  • ADDRESS : 17 SA-JIK STREET NAMGU,
    GWANGJU METROPOLITAN CITY,
    KOREA REPUBLIC VIEW MAP
    (ZIPCODE 61640)
RELATION NETWORK