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History of GFN

The Gwangju Foreign Language Network provides diverse information on the region for foreign residents and aids in English education for both citizens and students using pure English, enhancing the lives and well-being of the people.
2016

AugustThe 7th Gwangju youth English debating championship

June The 7th Gwangju Jr. English interpreting & Translating competition.  

 2015

SeptemberThe 6th Gwangju youth English debating championship

June The 6th Gwangju Jr. English interpreters competition.  

2014

OctoberThe 5th Gwangju youth English debating championship

June The 5th Gwangju Jr. English interpreters competition.  

 2013 1st October GFN launched Chinese radio broadcasting.
September The 4th Gwangju youth English debating championship
June The 4th Gwangju Jr. English interpreters competition   
2012 September The 3rd Gwangju youth English debating championship
June The 3rd Gwangju Jr. English interpreters competition
2011 November The 2nd Gwangju youth English debating championship
24 October Broadcasting area expanded to Yeosu on 93.7Mhz FM.
September The 2nd Gwangju Jr. English interpreters competition
2010 December The 1st Gwangju Jr. English interpreters competition.
November The 1st Gwangju youth English debating championship
14 January The GFN boys and girls choir founded.
2009 1st April GFN Gwangju Foreign Language launched.
2008 24 October

Permit for Gwangju English language FM radio broadcasting obtained from the Korea Communications Commission. 1st October

Gwangju English language broadcasting foundation established and operational ordinance announced. 26 September

Approval for the establishment od the Gwangju English language broadcasting foundation granted. 10 September Organization meeting held. 9 June


Basic plan for establishing th Gwangju English language broadcasting system announced by the Gwangju municipal government.
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