K-pop idol stars have shed light on Korea’s Independence Day on Thursday.
K-pop groups f(x)’s Sulli, miss A’s Suzy, 2AM’s Jo Kwon, 2PM’s Chansung, Girls’ Generation’s Seohyun, 2NE1’s CL and Dara have shared their thoughts on the 68th National Liberation Day that celebrates Korea’s independence from Japanese’s repression on August 15, 1945.
f(x) member Sulli uploaded a photo of the Korean flag drawn on back of her hand on her me2day, Korean social network service, along with a comment as saying “Today is National Liberation Day! Let’s pay our respect to the patriots who gave up their lives for Korea. Let’s raise the Korean Flag together.”
Over in Twitter world, miss A member Suzy has retweeted a link of a fundraising campaign for sex slave victims during Japan’s repression along with a comment, “Let’s take some time to remember and understand what National Liberation Day means.”
“Everyone, it’s the 68th National Liberation Day! Let’s pay our tribute and gratitude for the independence activists and the great people who made sacrifices for Korea.”
While 2AM’s Jo Kwon uploaded a photo of the Korean flag pictured near his home, his labelmate 2PM’s Chansung, who is busy filming his debut movie tentatively titled “Red Carpet,” shared his knowledge with his fans through his Twitter.
“According to the Encyclopedia of Korean Culture, National Liberation Day is ‘a day Korea celebrates the independence from Japan on August 15, 1945 and the establishment of self-government on August 15, 1948′ The 68th anniversary of Korea’s liberation… Today is such a meaningful day.”
Girls’ Generation’s youngest member Seohyun also posted a comment on the group’s website, living up to her nickname as “an anniversary teller” after leaving a series of memorial messages for Korean historic events.
2NE1’s CL and Dara celebrated the special day by updating their cover photos with the Korean flag on each of their Instagram account and Twitter account, respectively.
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