South Korea’s collateral city was not confident with a thought of creation sound and clapping for a health caring workers confronting consistent risk in an bid to control and enclose a lethal 2019 coronavirus.
On Thursday, Apr 16, Seoul kicked off a Blue Light Campaign as a uncover of citizens’ thankfulness and honour for a untiring joining of a health front liners. Public institutions and private comforts arrangement blue lights, symbolizing health professionals, any night until May 15 as a prominence of a campaign.
Seoul City Hall, Seoullo 7017 and bridges over a Hangang River are heading a light uncover opposite Seoul. They are afterwards followed by other structures in a city, among that are:
- Sports comforts — World Cup Stadium, Jangchung Arena and Gocheok Skydome
- Seoul-funded institutions — Seoul Museum of Art, Sejong Center for a Performing Arts and Seoul Museum of History
- District bureau buildings — Dongdaemun-gu Office and Seongbuk-gu Office
- Bridges — Yanghwadaegyo Bridge and a Jamsilcheolgyo Railroad Bridge over a Han River, and Rainbow Bridge over a Bulgwang Stream in Eunpyeong-gu
- Parks — Ttukseom Hangang Park and Ichon Hangang Park’s wall fountains
Private landmarks in Seoul such as Sebitseom Island on a Hangang River and a Namsan Seoul Tower are embroidering a nightscape of Seoul to hearten doctors, nurses and others on a front lines with pleasing blue lights.
More state-run establishments and corporations, many particularly a Korea Electric Power Corporation Seoul HQ, also assimilated a campaign.
Since Friday, Apr 24, a weed margin of Seoul Plaza has been delivering a visible summary of thankfulness (“We’re All Heroes!”) for all Seoul adults who have willingly taken partial in amicable enmity to overcome a COVID-19 pandemic.
“The summary implies that a strength to continue a hardship caused by COVID-19 comes from no one though citizens,” a Seoul City Government pronounced in a news release.
Seoul Mayor Park Won Soon, meanwhile, said, “We ask not usually Seoul’s open institutions though any and everybody to attend in this debate to uncover thankfulness to health professionals devoting themselves in a conflict opposite COVID-19. We wish a pleasing blue lights will comfort citizens’ hearts and irradiate a night of Seoul.”
As a month of May kicked in, people start to flow behind into Seoul’s streets after months in self-quarantine as authorities implemented policies such as providing N95 masks for everyone, conducting widescale contrast and active hit tracing deliberate as an general indication in containing a virus. — Photos from Seoul City Government