On March 4th professor Seo Kyoung-Duk, of Seongsin Women's University has been making the rounds lately, discussing the centennial of the March 1st Independence Movement. As per South Korea's He has also discussed Song Hye-kyo and her role in putting a proper Korean plaque near the entrance of the Yi Jun Peace Museum in the Hague.
On the KBS1 morning program Morning Talk he noted how K-Pop has done a lot to improve Korea's branding overseas. However, he also noted that information about Korean independence and struggle against Japanese Occupation is not as well-known, and praised Song Hye-ko for her efforts to improve it, citing the plaque she donated to the Yi Jun Peace Museum in the Hague five years ago.
Seo Kyoung-Duk also appeared on Park Myung-soo's radio program, where he discussed Song Hye-ko's strong interest in history and how she would call him to ask questions about Japanese corporations and their role in Occupation. Song Hye-kyo once famously refused a job offer from Mitsubishi. These historical concerns were the reason why.
Written by William Schwartz
Staff writer. Has been writing articles for HanCinema since 2012, having lived in South Korea since 2011. Started out in Gyeongju, then to Daegu, then to Ansan, then to Yeongju, then to Seoul, lived on the road for HanCinema's travel diaries series in the summer of 2016, and is currently settled in Anyang. Has good tips for utilizing South Korea's public bus system. William Schwartz can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org.
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