L.A. designates Aug. 7 as Yu-Na Kim Day


Los Angeles is honoring the visit of South Korean figure skating star Kim Yu-na by designating Aug. 7 as “Yu-Na Kim Day,” the city council said Tuesday, according to Yonhap News.

Los Angeles City Council member Herb Wesson speaks during a press conference in L.A. on Tuesday. (Yonhap) 

The 20-year-old Olympic gold medalist is due to receive the “Proud Korean Award,” presented by the Korean American Leadership Foundation, on the upcoming Yu-Na Kim Day, the news report said.

The Los Angeles City Council unanimously passed a resolution to mark Aug. 7 as “Yu-Na Kim Day,” which was submitted by council members Herb Wesson and Tom LaBonge, it said. Both councilmen represent Korean communities in their respective districts.Please Keep Reading Here


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