Happy 70th birthday, KNU!

President Shin-il Yoon addresses the audience at Kangnam University's 70th anniversary celebration. (Photo: Charles Ian Chun)

Kangnam University president Shin-il Yoon delivers an anniversary address to the university community.
Photos: Charles Ian Chun

April 20 was the 70th anniversary of the founding of Kangnam University. The day before, students and faculty packed the auditorium in Wooweon Hall to celebrate this milestone.

Pastor Seung-tae Yoon led a prayer for the school, followed by commendations bestowed by university president Shin-il Yoon. President Yoon then delivered an anniversary address and presented a photo history of the school.

Comedian and KNU alumnus Gwang Hoe Kim entertains the crowd at Kangnam University 70th anniversary celebration. (Photo: Charles Ian Chun)

Comedian and KNU alumnus Gwang Hoe Kim entertains the crowd.

During the entertainment portion, comedian and KNU alumnus Gwang Hoe Kim entertained the crowd. Vocal ensemble KNU Amici delivered touching renditions of popular spirituals. Girl group Red Velvet performed hits like “Ice Cream Cake” to delighted fans.

Vocal ensemble KNU Amici deliver touching renditions of popular spirituals at Kangnam University's 70th anniversary celebration. (Photo: Charles Ian Chun)

Vocal ensemble KNU Amici deliver touching renditions of popular spirituals.

Girl group Red Velvet perform hits like "Ice Cream Cake" to delighted fans at Kangnam University's 70th anniversary celebration. (Photo: Charles Ian Chun)

Girl group Red Velvet perform hits like “Ice Cream Cake” to delighted fans.

Afterward people poured out of the auditorium as students tried to be one of the first to get 1,000 free burgers and sodas. People filled the street in front of Wooweon Hall and enjoyed the beautiful spring evening.

Charles Ian Chun

Editor and web designer, The Kangnam Hakbo (English). Instructor, Department of Liberal Arts.

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