Flagship Carriers Jointly Promote Pyeongchang Olympics

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Flagship Carriers Jointly Promote Pyeongchang Olympics
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Flagship Carriers Jointly Promote Pyeongchang Olympics

More Korean airliners will carry banners promoting the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games.

The Visit Korea Committee on Monday said some 54 planes of Korean Air, Asiana Airlines, Air Busan and Jeju Air are adorned with Olympic-themed banners. The campaign's aim is to encourage travelers to time their visits to Korea to coincide with the Olympics.

"We also plan to promote the event using various other materials, such as pamphlets, onboard screens and flight-reservation websites", the committee said.

Park Ji-sung to Join Efforts to Promote Pyeongchang Olympics
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Park Ji-sung to Join Efforts to Promote Pyeongchang Olympics

Retired footballer Park Ji-sung will join efforts to promote the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, organizers said Wednesday.

Park returned to Korea last month after completing the FIFA Master Course, a program on sports management and administration.

Park will perform various activities after being formally appointed as a promotional ambassador for the Olympics at a ceremony to be held in Seoul on Friday.

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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 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.