First performed in 1896, it was well-known by all Koreans by 1910.
(It was not the national anthem at this time however, as an imperial anthem was in use at the time.) At this time, the song was usually sung to a Scottish folk song, “Auld Lang Syne”, as well as occasionally to other music.
I can’t comment too much on the inferences they make from the results because I’m not familiar with the geography of South Korea, or particular historical details.¡Y retiemble en sus centros la tierra, al sonoro rugir del cañón! ==== Anthem videos/sound care of: Vocal National Anthems JR videos Dero Volk Joao Rocha Paul Ritchie Ghana Adventist - SDA Church Quran Stewart Theme45 National Anthems Channel Fovecon Visit for more fun facts.National Anthem of the Czech Republic Kde domov můj?In 1935 composer Ahn Eaktay wrote the music that’s currently in use for the anthem (he wanted the song to have a Korean melody and not that of a folk song of a foreign nation).It was adopted by the government in exile and then, when South Korea was founded in 1948, three years after the Japanese occupation ended, it was officially adopted by that government. The title literally means "The Song of Love for the Country," or "The Patriotic Song." It is believed that the lyrics were written for the cornerstone-laying ceremony of the Independence Gate in Seoul in 1896 by Yun Chiho, a politician, or by An Chang-ho, a pro-independence leader and educator.Initially, Aegukga was sung to the tune of the Scottish folk song "Auld Lang Syne", introduced to Korea by Western missionaries.But more generally the genetics of Korea are of particular interest for social reasons: South Korea is one of the most ethnically homogeneous societies in the world with more than 99 per cent of inhabitants having Korean ethnicity…The Koreans call their ethnic homogeneousity of their society using the word, 단일민족국가 (Dan-il minjok gook ga, literally means the single race society.)about South Korean prejudice against dark-skinned people, and the rise of mixed-origin Koreans nationals due to the large number of Vietnamese brides in rural areas.Here’s an interesting comment on South Korean race consciousness, Western Mixed-Race Men Can Join Military: Western mixed-race men can join the military beginning next year.Of the Asian groups, the East Asian group showed greater differentiation than the Northern and Southern Asian groups with respect to Fst statistics.By extension, the analysis of monomorphic markers implied that nine out of ten historical regions in South Korea, and Tokyo in Japan, showed signs of genetic drift caused by the later settlement of East Asia (South Korea, Japan and China), while Gyeongju in South East Korea showed signs of the earliest settlement in East Asia.