:: 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)


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38 COVID-19 Relief Funds RI한인회 2020.12.25 188
37 KAARI Building Committee Update RI한인회 2020.12.10 1853
36 RIEAP COVID-19 Relief Fund RI한인회 2020.12.10 141
35 Tribute Slideshow for 70th Anniversary of the Korean War RI한인회 2020.12.10 26660
34 2020 RI Heritage Virtual Celebration RI한인회 2020.12.10 132
33 Joe Meunier, RI Korean War Veteran RI한인회 2020.12.10 265
32 A Non War Story by Korean War Veteran Douglas C Gamage RI한인회 2020.12.10 19337
31 KAARI Website featured in RIEAP Monthly Newsletter file RI한인회 2020.09.26 140
30 KAARI 2020 Korea Day RI한인회 2020.06.09 226
29 Intercultural Collaboration Grant Received! RI한인회 2020.06.09 53011
28 Calligraphy Class Exhibition/ karaoke after event RI한인회 2020.06.09 130
27 RI ­Heritage Day Festival RI한인회 2020.06.09 170
26 Calligraphy class celebration RI한인회 2020.06.09 124
25 New Calligraphy and Gayageum Classes RI한인회 2020.06.09 142
24 KOREAN ARTS CLASSES RI한인회 2020.06.09 924
22 Korean Culture Center Slide Show RI한인회 2020.06.09 313
21 Open House for Gayageum Classes RI한인회 2020.06.09 139