The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, celebrated “Four Years To Go” until the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games by welcoming more than 350 visitors and international press to PyeongChang House in Sochi.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and IOC Coordination Commission Chair and IOC Honorary President Jacques Rogge were among the dignities in attendance which also included several IOC members, TOP sponsors, Rights Holding Broadcasters, Korean and International Media, IOC administration, NOC and IF officials and Olympians.
Bach said, “I wish the PyeongChang 2018 team continued success in their work to deliver great Games for the athletes and in creating new horizons for sports fans from across the planet through PyeongChang House during Sochi 2014. Four years from today. the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games will begin and the best winter athletes of their generation will become Olympians.
“The journey of those athletes and of the Korean people towards PyeonChang 2018 is now well underway and the presence here in Sochi of the PyeongChang 2018 House shows us all the progress that has been made and reminds us of the vision that the PyeongChang Organizing Committee is working to deliver.”
The guests were treated to two styles of Korean dancing in traditional costumes from the Gangwon Performing Arts Company, as well as a girl’s dance team called “Flashe” that demonstrated Hallyu K-Pop dance routines ending with the popular Gangnam style dance by Korean superstar PSY.
The PyeongChang 2018 Games will be held in the mountain cluster of PyeongChang and the Coastal Cluster of Gangneung February 9 to 25, 2018.