A special lecture by Dr. HAN Hong-gu: Discussing Korean modern history through the film “The Assassination”


(Stumbled across this event info from a post on Sdsaram.com)

Dr. Hong-gu Han of Sung-gong-hwe University in Seoul, Korea, is coming to San Diego to give a lecture about looking at the Korean modern history through the recent Korean blockbuster film “The Assassination”.   It will be held at the San Diego Taiwanese Cultural Center hall on 7838 Wilkerson Court, 92111, on Sunday, Feb 7th, 2016 at 4pm. Also on the flyer, it says that the admission fee of $10 is going to support Dr. Hong and a “freedom museum”.

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SD Kpop Flash Mob to Perform at Lunar New Year Tet Festival

Did you know San Diego has its very own “Kpop Flash Mob”?!

Since 2011, this group has been roaming the city surprising folks with their killer Kpop choreography. Here’s an update about their upcoming performance at the Lunar New Year Tet Festival. Below is from the Facebook event page:

The San Diego Kpop Flash Mob will be dancing at The Lunar New Year Tet Festival this year! Come out to see our newest routines and get you kpop fix. SDKFM goes on at 7:30 (on Saturday) at the main stage.

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[News] San Diego Declares January 2016 as Korean American Heritage Month

The city of San Diego recently declared the month of January 2016 as “Korean American Heritage Month”. Thank you to all the community members that worked hard to make this happen! I couldn’t find any media coverage of this in English, just Korean newspaper articles. Here’s a clipping from Korea Daily San Diego:

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And here’s the evidence of the declaration in the city council meeting agenda:

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[Hul~] Congressman Peters’ Korean American Day Statement from 2015 and 2016 are Almost Identical

Along with many other politicians, Congressman Scott Peters made a cordial statement celebrating January 13th as the Korean American Day through the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) website. He did it again this year, but the almost identical nature of the two statements are very intriguing. The only difference is that two extra words “rich heritage” is added to the 2016 statement.

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A Petition to Establish a Korean Class at Torrey Pines High School

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It is time for San Diego to also have a Korean class offered at public schools!

Recently, a group of Korean Americans from San Diego, Orange County, and Los Angeles, are working together in hopes of establishing a Korean language class as one of the world languages offered at Torrey Pines High School in La Jolla. Click Here for the petition link for more information.

SD News Establish the Convoy Banner District!

The Convoy district is on the verge of establishing a banner! Tomorrow, January 12th, 10am, the San Diego City Council meeting will be presenting the item to propose banners to be placed in the Convoy district to mark it as an official tourism neighborhood of San Diego, and asking the council for approval.

Please join the team tomorrow at 10am and support the Convoy district!

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