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The Gangwon Winter Youth Olympic Games 2024 (Feb. 19-Feb. 1), which is 16 days away, is attracting attention with various cultural events including K-pop.

The competition among 1,900 youth athletes (aged 15 to 18) from 80 countries in four cities in Gangwon Province, including Pyeongchang, Gangneung, Jeongseon, and Heungseong, is fierce, but the program of cultural events for not only the athletes but also the spectators is a highlight.

Although the main event is the competition, the “Cultural Olympics” is a true celebration of the friendship of the world’s youth.
Indoor performances and exhibitions every day of the Games
At the Gangneung Art Center, cultural performances by Korea’s top artists will be held on a daily basis.

Starting with ‘Dream Orchestra Gangneung’ (20th), prepared by the Korea Culture,

Arts and Education Agency, the National Contemporary Dance Company’s ‘HIP Hap’ (23rd), the National Symphony Orchestra’s Olympic Celebration (25th), the National Choir’s ‘Exciting Choral Journey’ (26th), the National Opera of Korea’s opera (27th),

Korea National University of Arts’ ‘Tradition and Modernity’ (29th), and the National Ballet’s performance (31st) will be held one after another.

The performances are held at 7:30 p.m. on weekdays and 3 or 5 p.m. on weekends.

In addition, two exhibition halls in the art center will showcase works by artists with developmental disabilities from five continents and two organizations,

including Art Brue Korea.
The organizers said, “The National Contemporary Dance Company’s ‘HIP 合’ will feature two works, ‘

Breaking’ by choreographer Lee Kyung-eun and ‘Unprotected’ by choreographer Jung Chul-in.

The National Symphony Orchestra will present ‘Skater Waltz’ by Emil Waldtoifel, a musical representation of skating.”

Korean-inspired performances such as fan dance, dodanggut, and taepyeongmu by the Korea National University of Arts will also be of interest to foreigners.

K-Culture Festival Performances and Outdoor Experiences
The K-Culture Festival, scheduled at the Pyeongchang Dome in Gangwon Province (5 p.m. on the 27th) and the Gwandong University Hockey Center in Gangneung

(5 p.m. on the 28th), promises to be hot with K-pop performances familiar to the world.

The organizers said, “The K-Culture Festivals will deliver a variety of entertainment to athletes and visitors through music concerts. 온라인카지노

It will bring the charm of the Cultural Olympics to the world.”

Previously, Rise, Crying Nut, Lee Young Ji, ITZY, and more graced the stage at the G-100 event at Seoul Plaza on Oct. 11.
The organizers have also prepared various experience events.

In front of the Gangneung Hockey Center, you can try biathlon and mini-hockey, and at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Center in Pyeongchang,

you can try mini-jumping at the practice facility on select dates.

At Hwaseong Welly Healy Park, you can participate in a ski speed challenge where you run a short section.

In addition, ‘Virtual Gangwon’, a metaverse platform, has been developed, allowing visitors to travel to stadiums and tourist attractions through virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR).

A talk concert with Olympic stars such as Kim Yeon-ah, Yoon Sung-bin, and Yoo Seung-min, president of the Korea Table Tennis Association, is also planned for the 28th.
Tickets for sporting and cultural events must be purchased online.
All games and cultural events at the Games are free to attend.

Tickets must be purchased online to enter the venue.

No-shows will be filled through on-site admission.

However, the opening ceremony on the 19th at Gangneung Oval will be charged, and tickets for the two K-pop performances will cost 10,000 won,

but will be refunded in the form of a Gangwon Sarang gift certificate of the same amount.
Organizing Committee Chairman Choi Jong-gu said, “

We have arranged the schedule so that not only athletes,

but also spectators with their families and students on vacation can experience the value of the Youth Olympic Games while watching games and experiencing cultural events.

We hope that domestic tourists visiting Gangneung and Pyeongchang will take a look at the Youth Olympic Games schedule to plan their trip.”

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