Date

July 27, 2013

Time

6:25pm

Location

Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool

Saturday, July 27, 2013, from 6:25pm * Candlelighting at 7:27pm

Every year since July 27, 2008, Remember727 has commemorated the Armistice Day on which the ceasefire treaty was signed on July 27, 1953.

This year marks the 60th anniversary of Armistice Day – to the date.

Join us on this significant occasion to honor the Korean War veterans, to remember the “Forgotten War,” and to hope for peace on the Korean Peninsula and elsewhere conflict persists.

Special features will include an outdoor screening of the KW60′s “Heroes Remembered: Voices of Korean War Veterans” in partnership with GIFF, and award-winning Korean War documentary, “FADING AWAY,” as well as performances by Kollaboration DC, and a massive photo exhibition of the Korean War. Former Redskins NFL player, Fred Smoot, ambassadors from Athletes for Vets, and other special guests to attend.

Meet rain or shine. Candles provided. 

Free raffle tickets to win prizes, including a roundtrip ticket to Seoul. First 727 registrants will receive goodie bags. 

Check back for continuous updates on event details!

This event will be emceed by NBC Early Today’s Richard Lui, whose four uncles fought in the Korean War.

korea_map_poster_final resized
The Korean War was not just a war between Koreans. From 1950-1953, 1.8 million American men and women served in the Korean War, including 600,000 African Americans25,000 Japanese Americans, 20,000 Chinese Americans, and 148,000 Hispanic Americans. The U.S. suffered 54,246 casualties and 8,176+ plus POW/MIAs. 
 
In total, the Korean War involved 26 nations: UN Allied (23) -Republic of Korea, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Colombia, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Naval Support/Service: Japan, Medical: Denmark, Italy, Norway, India, Sweden; Communist Forces (3)- Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, People’s Republic of China, Soviet Union. 
kabin
Private after party with your raffle ticket at Kabin Lounge in Dupont Circle.

1337 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, 20036. Doors open 10pm.

RSVP

First 727 registrants will receive a goodie bag!

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Subject

Your Message

EVENT ADDRESS

Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool

2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW
Washington, DC 20025

EMAIL

hannahkim@remember727.org

DOWNLOAD FLYER

Partners

Korean War Veterans Digital Memorial (KWVDM)

The Department of Defense 60th Anniversary of Korean War Commemoration Committee

Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs (MPVA)

Athletes For Vets

GI Film Festival

Kollaboration DC