:: KAARI - Korean-American Association of Rhode Island ::

The 2018 Winter Olympics will be held on February 9, 2018, in Pyeongchang, Korea. KAARI requested the State of Rhode Island to designate the month of February 2018 as "PyeongChang South Korea, Winter Olympics Games Month". On February 6, the State of Rhode Island Senate passed the resolution (Senate Resolution 18R-50) and delivered it to Thomas Bach, Chairman of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Four RI state senators James Sheehan, Leonidas Rapkakis, James Seveney, Cindy Coyne promoted the Declaration, which was unanimously passed by the Rhode Island Senate.

New Boston Consul General Yonghyun Kim visited the Senate Chamber of Rhode Island to congratulate the PyeongChang Olympic Declaration and thank the senators. 


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From left: RI Senate President Dominick Ruggerio, Angela Sharkey, Senator James Sheehan, Consul Younghyun Kim,  Majority Leader Michael McCaffrey, Senator Leonidas Raptakis, Bongsup Cho, Monica Lee  

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Consul General Yonghyun Kim delivered greetings and thanks at the Senate Chamber.

The links below are some of the highlights of the winter Olympics.

The 132th IOC Cultural Performance of the Opening Ceremony (Traditional Korean Culture Performance)


No. Subject Author Date Views
Notice Korean Independence Day Picnic Photos RI한인회 2023.08.15 16
Notice 70th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice Agreement: Review RI한인회 2023.07.31 30
Notice 70th Anniversary Ceremony for Korean War Cease Fire RI한인회 2023.07.26 40
Notice 2023 Memorial Day RI한인회 2023.06.02 174
Notice Asian/Pacific-American Heritage Month RI한인회 2023.06.02 183
Notice RI-EAP Graduation: Governor's Certificate of Special Recognition RI한인회 2023.05.12 188
Notice RI Korean Festival Pictures!! RI한인회 2023.05.12 283
Notice "Sounds of Korea" Review RI한인회 2022.08.18 598
20 The 99th Commemoration of the March 1 Independence Movement RI한인회 2020.06.09 25091
» The 2018 Winter Olympic in PyungChang South Korea RI한인회 2020.06.09 141
18 Arrival of Gayageum instruments RI한인회 2020.06.09 150
17 KAARI Open House in the News RI한인회 2020.06.09 142
16 KAARI Open House RI한인회 2020.06.09 3989
15 The 40th Rhode Island Heritage Festival RI한인회 2020.06.09 171
14 Celebration of 8.15 Korea Liberation Day/RI Korea Day RI한인회 2020.06.09 21774
13 The 232th 4th of July Bristol Independence Day Parade RI한인회 2020.06.09 192
12 2017 Memorial Day Ceremony at Korean War Memorial Exeter RI RI한인회 2020.06.09 174
11 The 98th Commemoration of The March 1 Korea Independence Movement RI한인회 2020.06.09 212
10 KAARI General Assembly/Year-End Party RI한인회 2020.06.09 90
9 KAARI Autumn Hiking Trip Mt. Cardigan RI한인회 2020.06.09 115
8 2016 Building Fundraising Golf Tournament RI한인회 2020.06.09 142
7 8.15 Independence Day/Korea Day CCRI in Warwick RI한인회 2020.06.09 887
6 Korean War Ceasefire Ceremony Video RI한인회 2020.06.09 127
5 The 63rd Anniversary of Korean War Ceasefire RI한인회 2020.06.09 121
4 2016 4th of July Bristol Parade RI한인회 2020.06.09 778
3 Korea Day Video RI한인회 2020.06.09 125
2 Volunteers needed for July 4th Parade in Bristol RI한인회 2020.06.09 104
1 2016 "Korea Day" Ceremony RI한인회 2020.06.09 819