April 16th was the day on which over 300 people passed away en route to Jeju Island on the Sewol Ferry. The disaster remains a sharp pain in the hearts of South Korean citizens who continue and will continue to remember the tragedy and the damage it has caused. Many celebrities have also paid their respects to the cause this year.
Suzy posted on her Instagram an image of the yellow ribbon along with the message “remember,” to show her respects.
2. GOT7 Youngjae
GOT7’s Youngjae posted on his Instagram an image of the yellow ribbon that said “Remember 2014.4.16” with a link to his cover of the song “You, Who I Love”, which was written by a victim of the disaster.
3. Lee Sang Min
The singer who has recently been gaining popularity as a television personality also posted an image of the yellow ribbon that says “Remember 2014.4.16”.
4. Gong Seung Yeon
Actress Gong Seung Yeon posted a hand-written version of the lyrics to Lim Hyung Joo’s “A Thousand Winds” with the message “I will not forget the Sewol Ferry Disaster. I spent some time in silence after hearing this song on the radio a few days ago.” “A Thousand Winds” is a tribute song to the victims of the Sewol Ferry disaster.
5. Yoon Hyun Min
Actor Yoon Hyun min posted an image of the yellow ribbon with “I will not forget 14.4.16” written in Korean along with a message saying, “Remember, spring”.
6. Oh Seung Ah
Former Rainbow member Oh Seung Ah, posted an image of the yellow ribbon with “One small movement brings about a big miracle” written in Korean along with the message “I will not forget.”
7. Super Junior Yesung
Yesung posted an image of the yellow ribbon and Sewol Ferry with “140416 I will not forget” written in Korean.
Rapper DinDin posted an image of the yellow ribbon in remembrance of the disaster as well.
9. Jung Woo Sung
Actor Jung Woo Sung posted an image of the Sewol Ferry made with yellow paper boats with “416” written in the middle.
Solbi posted a photo of herself and a painting of the Sewol Ferry on her Instagram with a message saying “I painted this drawing titled ‘The Children Who Became Flowers’ in remembrance of the Sewol Ferry disaster. I thought these children would become beautiful flowers and return with the coming of spring to their families and friends. That’s why I drew 304 fully-bloomed flowers and a boat that is drifting above them. Now I pray that April spring would become less painful month.”
11. Song Seung Heon
Song Seung Heon posted a photo of cherry blossoms and a message saying “Spring has come yet again this year…I pray that the scent of spring…will be delivered to those people as well. -4.16 spring day-“
12. Yoo Ah In
Yoo Ah In also posted simple yet bold image of the yellow ribbon.
13. Secret Jun Hyoseong
Jun Hyoseong posted an image of the yellow ribbon with “Remember0416” written on it.
14. T-ara Hyomin
Hyomin also posted an image of the yellow ribbon in remembrance of the Sewol Ferry disaster.
15. AOA Mina
Mina posted an image of the yellow ribbon to show her respects to the disaster.
16. Go Kyung Pyo
Go Kyung Pyo, who gained popularity in the drama “Reply 1988”, paid his respects to the Sewol Ferry disaster with this image on his Instagram account.
17. Jang Hyuk
Jang Hyuk posted this image in memory of the tragedy.
18. Park So Dam
The award-winning actress Park So Dam also posted the yellow ribbon image and “2014.04.16” on her Instagram page.