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Liberation Festival 815

For Liberated Countries & Countries seeking Liberation!

+ Calling for World Peace

+ Martin Place Amphitheatre

+ 15 Aug 2022, 12:50pm ~ 1:50pm

+ Traditional/Contemporary Korean Music & Dance

+ Ukraine Crisis Appeal Donation - 10 Day Challenge

Be a Light of Liberation

This charity event is for liberated Countries and Countries seeking to Liberate.

Come, celebrate the 77th Independence Day of Korea and make donations to support Ukraine



Celebrating the 77th Liberation Day of Korea through Traditional Korean Music


Remember and Respect the Australian Veterans who fought at the Korean War 


Support Ukraine by purchasing goods or give online. All donations will be delivered to Ukraine.


About Hanwoori Samulnori

Hanwoori Samulnori is a family music group that produces and performs traditional and contemporary Korean folklore music in Australia. Since 2014, Hanwoori Samulnori held street performances in Australia every 15th August to celebrate the Liberation Day of Korea with the general public and to show respect and gratitude to the Australian Veterans who fought in the War. Active in Sydney, the team performs for council-organised and community-level events such as Australia Day, Lunar New Year, Korea Day festivals and also performs for schools and nursing homes to bring traditional Korean music and culture a step closer to people in Australia.

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Our Logo

This hand gesture symbolises the meeting of 'Liberation' (left) and 'Light' (right). The 'Liberation' stand for countries that have been liberated or are seeking to liberate. The concept of 'Light' is derived from the word, Gwangbokjeol - the Liberation Day of Korea, meaning 'The Restoration of Light Day.' 

Guest Artists

Team Harang


Korean Contemporary Dance Group

Team Harang and choreographers will showcase their new works inspired by Korean traditional/contemporary music and collaborate with Hanwoori Samulnori at the event.

Soyoon Jung


Designer, Jasmine Hanbok (Sydney)

This event will premiere Korean flag inspired Hanbok (Traditional Korean Clothing) designed by Soyoon. 

Soyoon's beautiful Hanbok was presented at FOMA (Fashions of Multicultural Australia) in 2021.

"This world will come true only by establishing a culture of
love and peace."

― Kim Goo from 'My Wish'

Support Ukraine

Donate to support 
Ukraine Crisis  -
10 day Challenge

10-Day Challenge Donation 

  • Starts: 15 Aug 2022 Independence Day of Korea

  • Ends: 24 Aug 2022 Independence Day of Ukraine

10 days, between the Independence Day of the two Countries, your donations will be sent directly to Ukraine Crisis Appeal - partnered with Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organisations, Rotary Australia World Community Service, Caritas Ukraine, 


"Your donation will be spent on providing those in need with food, shelter, clothing, hygiene items, medicines and other necessities. Donate today to Ukraine Crisis Appeal and help save lives in Ukraine." - Ukraine Crisis Appeal


Korean National


동해물과 백두산이 마르고 닳도록

Donghae mulgwa Baekdusani mareugo daldorok 

하느님이 보우하사 우리나라 만세

Haneunimi bouhasa urinara manse



무궁화 삼천리 화려강산

Mugunghwa samcheolli hwaryeo gangsan

대한 사람 대한으로 길이 보전하세 

Daehan saram daehaneuro giri bojeonhase


이 기상과 이 맘으로 충성을 다하여

I gisanggwa i mameuro chungseongeul dahayeo

괴로우나 즐거우나 나라 사랑하세

Goerouna jeulgeouna nara saranghase

시드니 도시 풍경





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