It has been 2 years since Goo Ha-ra, the late member of girl group KARA, passed away.
The late Goo Ha-ra was found dead at her home in Cheongdam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul on November 24th, 2019. She was 28 years old. At the time, a handwritten note containing her pessimistic thoughts was found at her home.
The news of Goo Ha-ra’s sudden passing shocked the entire entertainment industry. In particular, according to Japanese media’s reports at that time, Goo Ha-ra had shed tears seeing her fans’ support at the last concert of her solo Japan tour held at Zepp Tokyo on Nov 19th, 2019. She confessed, “I want to show my growth in Japan so as not to disappoint everyone.”
Amid many fans’ sadness, 10 paintings of the late Goo Ha-ra during her lifetime will be auctioned off from today (Nov 24th). Goo Ho-in, the late Goo Ha-ra’s older brother, said he would donate a portion of the proceeds from the auction to Florence – a non-profit organization – to support children growing up in single-parent families.
Goo Ho-in expressed his affection for his younger sister, saying that he wanted Goo Ha-ra’s works to shine even now.