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Meaningful Days of Korean History

  • 1919.3.1
    a national holiday
    It is a National holiday in Korea on March 1, 1919, when the Korean people protested against Japanese colonial rule and announced the Declaration of Independence to the world.

    Song: Busan Edunet Children's Choir
  • 1956.6.6
    statutory holiday
    Memorial Day was established in 1956 to honor the patriotic and patriotic spirit of patriotic martyrs for the country and to pray for the restoration of National sovereignty.

    They pray for the souls of the fallen patriots and hold an event to commemorate the noble spirit and exploits of patriotic martyrs and fallen soldiers, and raise them early.
  • 1948.7.17
    a national holiday
    Constitution Day is a National holiday established under the National Day Act 1949 to celebrate the enactment and promulgation of the Constitution on July 17, 1948, pledge to protect its ideology, and promote the spirit of compliance.
  • 1949.10.3
    a national holiday
    Gaecheonjeol, which means "Gaecheon" that opened the sky, is a day to commemorate Hwanung's descent from the sky below the new Dansu of Baekdusan Mountain, or Dangun Wanggeom's establishment of Gojoseon on October 3 of the lunar calendar in 2333 B.C. (the first year of Dangun's reign.

    It was established to inherit the founding ideology of the Hongik people, to promote pride as a cultural nation with a long history and tradition, and to pray for the eternal prosperity of the descendants.

    The National Foundation Day celebration was held on October 3, 1948 in the lunar calendar. With the enactment of the "National Day Act" in 1949, the National Foundation Day celebration was held on October 3, the Gregorian calendar.

    On this day, the National flag of the Republic of Korea will be hoisted.
  • 1446.10.9
    National holiday
    In Korea, the day King Sejong proclaimed Hunminjeongeum as Hangeul Day on October 9, and the National flag was raised as a National holiday.

    On October 9 every year, Hangeul Day celebrations are held and various events are held throughout the country to renew the awareness of Hangeul and to honor the high meaning of King Sejong who spread it.
  • 1997.11.17
    statutory anniversary
    It is a legal anniversary established to convey the spirit of independence and sacrifice of patriotic martyrs who devoted themselves to the restoration of National sovereignty to future generations and to honor the spirit and exploits of patriotic martyrs.

    On November 21, 1939, at the 31st extraordinary general meeting of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea, which was the center of the Korean independence movement, the National holiday of the country was established as a joint memorial day for patriotic martyrs for the country at the suggestion of six people, including Ji Cheong-cheon and Cha Yi-seok.

    Later, the event was held under the supervision of the provisional government until the Liberation of August 15th, and was included in the Memorial Day memorial service organized by private organizations from 1946 to 1969, the Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs from 1962 to 1969, and again from 1970 to 1996.

    However, it was restored as a government memorial day on May 9, 1997, following the long-cherished desire and long-cherished desire of the bereaved families of independence fighters, and has been held as a government-sponsored event since November 17 of that year.