“10,000 people gathered at Gwanghwamun for ‘Taekwon Poomsae’… The world will tremble”

You will be thrilled to see the Taegeuk 1 demonstration performed by 12,000 people in perfect order.”

“Taekwondo is the national flag of Korea and a sport enjoyed by people around the world,” said Lee Dong-seop (67), head of Kukkiwon, who is taking part in the Guinness Book of World Taekwondo challenge at Gwanghwamun in the middle of Seoul at 1:00 pm on the 25th.

Director Lee, who met at the Kukkiwon in Gangnam-gu, Seoul on the 21st, said, “On this day, the event was held online by 100 countries out of 203 member countries that signed an agreement with Kukkiwon. It is a large-scale event that participates in performance at the same time through ,” he said. “Gwanghwamun Square will become a place of peace to promote Korea and Taekwondo.”

The event will be held from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm메이저사이트, and as Kukkiwon requests to be listed in the Guinness Book of Records, 7 people from the UK will watch the performance. The Gwanghwamun Taekwondo Festival is a pre-ceremony event, and various events are held, such as a congratulatory performance by Kim Tae-yeon, a former Mistrot, an impromptu drawing performance on a Taekwondo theme by artist Lee Seong-geun, and an honorary 8th Dan certificate conferment ceremony by Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon. Philippe Lefort, French ambassador to Korea, talent Lee Dong-jun, action actor Wang Ho, Midong Elementary School taekwondo demonstration team, and taekwondo representatives from 228 cities, counties, and districts nationwide will also participate.

Director Lee said, “Gwanghwamun Square has become a place of political disputes from some moment, but I hope that this day will serve as an opportunity to promote Taekwondo to the world and a place for peace and national unity.” will be,” he said.

This event, led by Director Lee, was held once in 2018 and was listed in the Guinness Book of Records. He said, “At the time, ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, when Japan, the host country, mobilized 4,000 people in Tokyo to demonstrate karate with the intention of excluding taekwondo from the Olympic Games and adopting karate as an Olympic event, they said, ‘We can’t stand by,’ and went to the lawn in front of the National Assembly in Yeouido. showed a taekwondo demonstration involving 8,000 people.”

He said, “The Gwanghwamun event came from the meaning of celebrating the 5th anniversary of Taekwondo’s designation as the national flag at the National Assembly on March 30, 2018, and of Kukkiwon’s aim for global Taekwondo along with Hallyu.” He was the initiative to propose an amendment to the ‘Taekwondo Promotion Act’ designating Taekwondo as the national flag.

He said, “We put safety above all else while preparing for the event. wait” he said.

Director Lee said, “Currently, the heads of 50 countries are holders of an honorary 9th dan in Taekwondo.” He also said, “I will make Taekwondo a representative tourist product in Korea, just like the Las Vegas Fire Show in the US and Peking Opera in China.” The Gwanghwamun Taekwondo event is broadcast in real time through the Kukkiwon channel, Arirang TV, and Naver.

Director Lee, who was born in Goheung, Jeollanam-do and served as a member of the National Assembly in his 20s, is a veteran detective who has been active for 20 years as an investigator in the homicide squad of the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency and the prosecution as a special police recruitment in 1978. He is a taekwondo who obtained the official 9th ​​Dan, the highest dan, in 2010 after entering Taekwondo at the age of 10 at the Jeonnam Main Hall of Yeongwan.


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