The 100th anniversary of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea was celebrated in Shanghai in recent days.
This ceremony was attended by nearly 700 guests, including Han Wansang, chairman of the Promotion Committee for the Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea and representatives from Shanghai Municipal People’s Government, the cultural and artistic sectors, and the media.
Choi Youngsam, Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Shanghai, announced the opening declaration. As a bridge of cultural exchange between China and Korea, Korean Cultural Center Shanghai invited The National Orchestra of Korea and the Independent Army Concert Team which presented a touching performance for the audience.
It is reported that the 100th anniversary series of activities of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea began with the announcement ceremony of the Korean Week, which lasted for 5 days. These various activities includes the return of bones of aspirants, 2019 K-Food Fair, the China-Korean academic conference, the 100th anniversary of the Provisional Council, the commemorative activities at historical sites and the tree planting ceremony.
The director of Korean Cultural Center Shanghai Mr Seo expressed his hope that through this event and cultural activities, audiences can realize the significance of independence, and look forward to a peaceful future for Northeast Asia.