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‘Hallyu is sweeping the world’: President Moon mentions BTS, ‘Squid Game’ in March 1st Movement speech

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  • South Korean President Moon Jae-in delivered his March First Independence Movement anniversary speech on Tuesday.
  • The recent ceremony coincided with the opening of the National Memorial of the Korean Provisional Government (KPG), a four-story museum that shows the KPG's struggle to reach independence.
  • In his speech, Moon said he was “filled with very deep emotions” as he looked back on what Koreans who were involved in the March First Independence Movement and the KPG envisioned 100 years ago.
  • “All of us have raced forward without rest to create a free, egalitarian and unrepressed country, a peaceful and cultured nation,” Moon said.
  • Halfway through his speech, Moon also praised the global influence of South Korea, notably the Korean Wave, also known as Hallyu. He also congratulated BTS, “Squid Game” and “Parasite” for their many international achievements.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in mentioned “Squid Game,” “Parasite” and K-pop group BTS in his March First Independence Movement anniversary speech on Tuesday as he highlighted the Korean Wave, which is also known as Hallyu.

Moon declared that he was “filled with very deep emotions” as he looked back on what Koreans who were involved in the March First Independence Movement and the Korean Provisional Government (KPG) envisioned 100 years ago, according to Yonhap News Agency.

South Korea’s President Met With Trump to Discuss North Korea Amid Nuclear Tensions

South Korean President Moon Jae-in traveled to the United States this week for a series of meetings with President Donald Trump amid growing concerns over the nuclear threat posed by North Korea.

The South Korean leader, who was elected in May, met with Trump and his top aides in Washington on Thursday and was scheduled to meet again Friday, LA Times reported.

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