Many Korean entertainers posted patriotic pictures on social media on Monday to mark Liberation Day.
Singer Bada posted a picture of the taegeukgi or national flag on Instagram and a video of herself with a sign reading "the 71st anniversary of Korea's liberation". She said in the video, "Let's celebrate Korea's independence and honor those who sacrificed their lives for our nation's independence".
Actress Hwang Jung-eum also posted a large picture of the flag, while Jun Hyo-seong of K-pop girl band Secret posted on Instagram a photo of a bracelet symbolizing support for Korean women who were forced into sexual slavery for Japanese troops during World War II.
Actor Park Seo-joon also posted a taegeukgi on Instagram.
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