South Korea celebrated Tuesday the 78th anniversary of the National Liberation Day. Bell-ringing ceremonies, cultural performances, special exhibitions and a series of other celebrations were held across the country.
A public performance was held by a South Korean modern dance group in Insa-dong, Seoul, the capital city of South Korea to honor the martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the country's liberation. Dancers hoped to rekindle the joy of the country's liberation and remind people to cherish the hard-won national independence in this way.
On Aug. 15, 1945, the Korean Peninsula was liberated from the 1910-1945 Japanese colonial rule.