Gyeongnam Sri Lankan Community


-The number of residents: 24,491(as of Nov. 30th 2019)
-The number of residents in Gyeongnam: 3,372
-Type of migration: Non-expert worker

directions_walkHistory of the community

2000 establishment(current president: Daminda, the number of members: approximately 1,000)
2000~2003 took part in a campaign against the Industrial Trainee system(ITS)
2005 raised funds for tsunami victims in Southwest Asia
2008.9 participated in the Asian Multicultural Festival
2010~2020 participated in the MAMF
2012 The leader and founder of JVP(Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna, 'People's Liberation Front') visited the community
2014.4 organized/ provided door-to-door consul service with the embassy of Sri Lanka
2016 co-organized the Southwest Asian Cricket Competition 
2019 Participated in MAMF as the featured country
2019.11 volunteered for ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit and ASEAN Fantasia
2021.2 released a joint statement against the military government of Myanmar
2021.5 released a joint statement for residential right for foreign workers (on Labor Day)
2021.8 released a joint statement to urge Covid relief fund for all
2021.9 organized a promotion group of migrants for MAMF2021

menu_bookKey Activities

-Human rights movement the campaign against the Industrial Trainee system(ITS), joint-statement on the International Labour Day
-Self-governing Activities annual summer/winter sport festival, summer camp and day tour, fundraisers for Gyeongnam Migrants Center, New Year’s celebration, volunteer programs at the multicultural library, etc.

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