* Date : 2017-12-14
4 Angles Ep.199
Creating Buzz for PyeongChang 2018
Next year in 2018, South Korea will be hosting the first Olympics in 30 years since the 1988 Summer Olympics and first winter Olympics in its history. Ticket sales remained sluggish until the end of October but finally reached the 50-percent-mark on the 24th of November. This was thanks to various creative efforts being made to draw the world's interest in the Olympics. Learn more about the efforts underway to promote this global sporting event.
Korea's National Wheelchair Curling Team
On March 9th, 2018, PyeongChang will host another global event – the Winter Paralympic Games. Korean athletes are particularly strong at wheelchair curling, also known as "chess on ice," and they have overcome major hardships in life to become what they are today. Let's meet wheelchair-curling athletes and take a glimpse into their final preparations.
Behind the Scenes of PyeongChang 2018
Ice quality and venue conditions are two of the most important elements affecting athletic performance in winter sports. With the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games just around the corner, efforts are underway to ensure that athletes can shine most brightly. Meet some of the artisan craftsmen and marvel at their masterpieces.
Temple Stay at Woljeongsa
Temple Stay is a cultural experience program designed to enhance people's understanding of Korean Buddhism. Woljeongsa Temple in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do Province, also runs its own Temple Stay program. Away from hectic, daily life, Woljeongsa Temple offers the chance to discover one's true self in a peaceful and monastic way. 4Angles covers two days at Woljeongsa Temple, full of unique and meditative activities, which could be the perfect destination after the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics.