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The reception in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Seonggok Seong-gon Kim

  • 13.08.29 / 김소영

The reception in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Seonggok Seong-gon Kim (1913~1975) was held on the 4th at Lotte Hotel in Sogong-dong, Seoul hosted by the Committee for the Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Seonggok Seong-gon Kim (Chairman: Chairman Han, Jong-wu in Bible Histories).

This event was attended by about 300 celebrities from various social sectors including Chairman Seok-won Kim who is the eldest son of Master Seong-gon Kim, honorary president of Chosun Ilbo Wu-yeong Bang, former vice-chairman of International Olympic Committee (IOC) Un-yong Kim, former assemblyman Man-seob Yi, board president of Kookmin Academic Foundation Chae-gyeom Kim, and president of Kookmin University Ji-soo Yu.

The ceremony that was divided into three parts was presided by Professor Ui-yong Yi of the liberal arts in Kookmin University starting from the commemorative video that depicted the life of Seonggok Seong-gon Kim, followed by the address of Chairman Han, Jong-wu in Bible Histories who was the chairman of the Committee for the Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Seonggok Seong-gon Kim, family representative’s greetings by the former CEO of Ssangyong Group Seok-won Kim, and remembering the life of Seonggok by the former chairman of the National Assembly Man-seob Yi. In the second part of the event, Professor Gi-yeong Park from Hongik University and Professor Hyeong-suk Yi from Shin Heung College sang the favorite songs of Master Seong-gon Kim, such as ’Hasuksaeng (lodger)’ and ‘Nodeulgangbyeon (Nedeul Riverside)’ were sang in memory of Seonggok Seong-gon Kim.

Chairman Han, Jong-wu in Bible Histories who was appointed as the chairman of the celebration committee said, “As a politician, businessman, journalist, and educator, Master Seonggok showed how to ‘live together’ and added, “Although many years have passed since the absence of Master Seonggok, we prepared this event to commemorate his passionate life.” Former CEO of Ssangyong Group Seok-won Kim who was the eldest son of Master Seonggok said, “All accomplishments realized by my late father 38 years ago were left in records and I hope that today’s ceremony will remain as another record as well as history

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The reception in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Seonggok Seong-gon Kim

The reception in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Seonggok Seong-gon Kim (1913~1975) was held on the 4th at Lotte Hotel in Sogong-dong, Seoul hosted by the Committee for the Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Seonggok Seong-gon Kim (Chairman: Chairman Han, Jong-wu in Bible Histories).

This event was attended by about 300 celebrities from various social sectors including Chairman Seok-won Kim who is the eldest son of Master Seong-gon Kim, honorary president of Chosun Ilbo Wu-yeong Bang, former vice-chairman of International Olympic Committee (IOC) Un-yong Kim, former assemblyman Man-seob Yi, board president of Kookmin Academic Foundation Chae-gyeom Kim, and president of Kookmin University Ji-soo Yu.

The ceremony that was divided into three parts was presided by Professor Ui-yong Yi of the liberal arts in Kookmin University starting from the commemorative video that depicted the life of Seonggok Seong-gon Kim, followed by the address of Chairman Han, Jong-wu in Bible Histories who was the chairman of the Committee for the Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Seonggok Seong-gon Kim, family representative’s greetings by the former CEO of Ssangyong Group Seok-won Kim, and remembering the life of Seonggok by the former chairman of the National Assembly Man-seob Yi. In the second part of the event, Professor Gi-yeong Park from Hongik University and Professor Hyeong-suk Yi from Shin Heung College sang the favorite songs of Master Seong-gon Kim, such as ’Hasuksaeng (lodger)’ and ‘Nodeulgangbyeon (Nedeul Riverside)’ were sang in memory of Seonggok Seong-gon Kim.

Chairman Han, Jong-wu in Bible Histories who was appointed as the chairman of the celebration committee said, “As a politician, businessman, journalist, and educator, Master Seonggok showed how to ‘live together’ and added, “Although many years have passed since the absence of Master Seonggok, we prepared this event to commemorate his passionate life.” Former CEO of Ssangyong Group Seok-won Kim who was the eldest son of Master Seonggok said, “All accomplishments realized by my late father 38 years ago were left in records and I hope that today’s ceremony will remain as another record as well as history

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1 Chosun Ilbo The great man in the modern Korean history who crossed the field of politics, business, press, and education
2 Chosun Ilbo Opened the 100th anniversary of the birth … Reminisced Seonggok while listening to his favorite songs
3 edaily The Bible Histories, hosted the 100th anniversary for the birth of Seonggok
4 Yonhap Ilbo Kookmin University, held the 100th anniversary for the birth of Seonggok Seong-gon Kim on the 4th
5 Hankyung Held the 100th anniversary for the birth of Seong-gon Kim, the founder of Ssangyong Group… As he said, ‘Keep your eyes straight so that you may see…”
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