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Sakhalin is celebrated 150 years from the time of resettlement of Koreans to Russia
The Korean diasporas of the Sakhalin region organized a celebration of the 150 anniversary of the voluntary relocation of their ancestors to Russia. The main point of the events was the port of Korsakov, because the first immigrants from Korea to Sakhalin arrived just here. The next ports of immigration were Nevelsk and Makarov, reports the correspondent. APR PRESS with reference to the press service of the administration of the Korsakov city district.
Representatives of the Sakhalin authorities and Jan Tek Sagon, Consul General of the Republic of Korea in the city of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, congratulated the Sakhalin Koreans on this memorable date.
The date of the resettlement of Koreans is celebrated within the framework of the "Living Memory" project, organized by the regional public organization "Sakhalin Koreans". The Sakhalin Koreans won the competition for social projects to provide grants from the Sakhalin Oblast government to non-profit organizations. 300 thousand rubles of the prize will be spent on such events.
In addition, to this solemn date on Sakhalin, themed contests of school essays "And in the spirit of one", an exhibition of student art, timed to coincide with them.