Gyeongnam Filipino Community


-The number of residents: 50,217(as of Nov. 30th 2019)
-The number of residents in Gyeongnam: 4,154
-Type of migration: Non-expert worker, marriage

directions_walkHistory of the community

2001 establishment(current president: Anna)
2001~2003 took part in a campaign against the Industrial Trainee system(ITS)
2008 participated in the Asian Multicultural Festival
2010~2020 participated in the MAMF
2010 co-organized the independence day celebration with Busan Filipino Community(about 1000 people gathered)
2013 Modoo, the Multicultural Boys and Girls Chorus performed in the Philippines
2016~2019 organized an international potluck with other migrant communities
2017 organized an education forum with the embassy of the Philippines in Korea
2018 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 rights for foreign workers (on Labor Day)
2021.8 released a joint statement to urge Covid relief funds 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.

people_outlineKey Figures

-Jasmin Lee the first foreign born member of the National Assembly who also worked as a chairperson of the External Cooperation Committee(MAMF)

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