Recent Projects & Events
2023 Liberation Day Picnic
Thank you to everyone who came out to the Liberation Day Picnic! It was a wonderful time eating Korean food provided by Firefox & CM Chicken. The South Korean flag themed cake pops provided by @ogs_bakery were a real treat too!
We look forward to seeing everyone at next years picnic!
Honored by the MSU Council on Korean Studies
On October 1, 2022, Korean Connection was honored at Michigan State University by the Council of Korean Studies, and presented with the Special Service Award.
Thank you Dr. Sung Lee and Roger Thornburg for this nomination.
Thank you Peter Yoon and the Council of Korean Studies.
Thank you board members and volunteers past and present.
Grand Rapids x Gangnam Sister City
On September 26, 2021, Mayor Bliss and City Manager Washington had a virtual signing ceremony with Gangnam-gu's Mayor Jeong Sun-kyun to discuss the planned Sister City relationship between Grand Rapids and Gangnam-gu.
Discussions included opportunities for artistic, cultural and economic exchanges, such as Gangnam-gu's continued hosting of ArtPrize in a pop-up format, K-Pop concerts in Grand Rapids as well as start-up, business and medical partnerships.