World Ch. Schedule : FRI 07:30 KST
* Date : 2020-02-27
The March 1 Independence Movement refers to a series of demonstrations for Korean national independence from Japan that began on March 1, 1919. In Hwaseong, Gyeonggi-do Province, nearly 2,500 Korean citizens took part in that movement by marching through 31 km, shouting “manse,” meaning “long live an Independent Korea.” To commemorate the centennial of the March 1 Independence Movement, the Hwaseong March 1 Independence Movement Trail was fostered last year. Let’s walk along the trail and trace Korea’s history.
History has typically focused on male independence fighters’ stories in patriarchal Korean society. However, behind those stories were the support and dedication of their families, including their mothers and wives. The memorial hall “The House for the Families of Independence Fighters” recognizes and honors the role of women in Korea’s independence movement. Visit the place and honor the unsung independence activists.
The port city of Incheon led the economic development of Korea... but there’s also evidence of the unlawful exploitation of Koreans under Japanese rule. Visit the Border Stairs between Chinese and Japanese Settlements, the Incheon Open Port Museum, the Incheon Open Port Modern Architecture Museum, and Cafe pot_R to learn more about the hardships people endured under Japanese rule and how the freedom we are enjoying today was achieved.
March 1 Independence Movement
A short ASMR clip to commemorate March 1 2020 by writing 3.1 Independence Declaration with pencil