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Gallery: Hanoolim celebrates 100 years of Korean Independence

By Jocelyn Dao

March 4, 2019 4:32 p.m.

Rachel Kim, a fourth-year history student, reads poster boards explaining the history of Korean Independence Day.

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Ashely Kim, a first-year psychology student, rehearses for her Korean dance. “It’s pretty fun because it’s really different from all the traditional dances you see. It’s very a distinct expression compared to dances like hip hop,” she said.

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Various Korean dishes were served including sweet rice cakes, Gimbap (Korean rice rolls) and Dakgangjeong (sweet, crunchy fried chicken).

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One of the foods served was Gimbap, which is a Korean rice wrap filled with vegetables and fish cake.

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Hanoolim members participated in a percussion performance using traditional Korean instruments such as barrel drums and double-headed Janggu drums.

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Festival attendees learned how to write a phrase that was often used during the Korean independence movement. In English, the phrase translates to ''Long Live Korean Independence!''

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Temesgen Gebreyesus, a fourth-year political science student, practices writing in Hangul (Korean script).

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Hanoolim members perform a Korean masked dance called Talchum.

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Attendees were encouraged to write a short reflection on what they had learned from the cultural festival. They placed the reflections on a board for display.

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