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Exhibition: "UK-South Korea: 60 Years of Military Partnership"

To mark an increasingly close relationship on the 60th anniversary of the Korean War, the British Embassy has co-organised an exhibition at the War Memorial Museum in Seoul.

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“UK-South Korea: 60 Years of Military Partnership” exhibition at War Memorial of Korea

To mark an increasingly close relationship during the 60th anniversary year, the British Embassy, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Ministry of National Defence have organised a photo exhibition, entitled “UK-South Korea: 60 Years of Military Partnership”.

The UK was the second largest contributor of troops during the Korean War. In the 60 years since the Korean War broke out, South Korea and the UK have developed a close military relationship with a common global outlook.

The exhibition shows a range of images from the Korean War and from joint efforts to secure peace and security around the world. A distinguished member of the British Royal Family, The Duke of Gloucester, opened the exhibition with South Korea’s Minister for Culture and Minister for National Defense.

Off-line Exhibition

  • 23 ~ 30 June: National Assembly
  • 1 July ~ 31 July: War Memorial of Korea, Seoul
  • 1 Aug ~ Mid of September: Freedom Protection Peace Museum in Kyounggi-do
  • 28 September ~ 10 October: Seoul Museum of History

On-line Exhibition

UK-South Korea: 60 Years of Military Partnership


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Published 28 July 2010