Big Bangs Taeyang Selected As An Honorary Ambassador For The 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

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Big Bang's Taeyang selected as an honorary ambassador for the '2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics'!
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Big Bang's Taeyang selected as an honorary ambassador for the '2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics'!

Great news VIPs! You might have heard that the '2018 Winter Olympics' are going to be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and who better to represent Korea to the world than Big Bang's Taeyang?

A representative of the organization committee stated on June 19, "Singer Taeyang of Big Bang has been appointed as an honorary ambassador for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics.  An appointment ceremony will be held on June 21 at the Korean Press Center in Seoul."

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BIGBANGs Taeyang To Release A Song For 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
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BIGBANGs Taeyang To Release A Song For 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

BIGBANGs Taeyang has officially been named as an honorary ambassador for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics!

During the appointment ceremony held on June 21, it was revealed that Taeyang will help create a song for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

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Chairman Lee Hee Beom of the Pyeongchang Olympics organizing committee expressed, I hope [Taeyang] will be able to put into this campaign all the overflowing energy he has shown on stage thus far. I believe that his status as an amazing artist will help him promote the Pyeongchang Olympics globally.

Big Bang's Taeyang to release a song for the Pyeongchang Olympics
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Big Bang's Taeyang to release a song for the Pyeongchang Olympics

After being officially named anhonorary ambassador for the upcoming winter 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, Big Bang member Taeyang will also be releasing a song to commemorate the Olympics.

On June 21, Taeyang attended the appointment ceremony at the Korean Press Center in Seoul where he received a plaque and certificate award. The idol star revealed he was planning on releasing a song and expressed his gratitude. "As a singer, I would like to produce a song myself for the Pyeongchang Olympics and hope many will enjoy it."

Torch Relay for Pyeongchang Olympics to Start in November
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Torch Relay for Pyeongchang Olympics to Start in November

Former figure skater Kim Yu-na poses with the torch for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics at an event in Seoul on Monday. /Newsis

The torch relay for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang will begin its more than 100-day run on Nov. 1.

It will wind its way along a 2,018 km route across the country. The organizing committee for the sporting event on Monday unveiled its plans for the relay ahead of its opening in February next year.

In line with Olympic tradition, the torch will be lit in Olympia, Greece on Oct. 24, and carried around Greece for a week before it is flown to Pyeongchang.

Big Bang's Taeyang selected as a model for 'Fendi'
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Big Bang's Taeyang selected as a model for 'Fendi'

Big Bang member Taeyang has been appointed as the new face of 'Fendi'!

The luxurious brand recently tweeted an image of the idol star picking out swatches, colorful patches and brainstorming a unique design.

The Fendi x Youngbae collaboration/'Capsule Collection' features trendy leather backpacks with flower patterns in addition to wristlets donning the word 'FAITH' and 'FENDI.'

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Check out behind the scenes footage below!