* Date : 2018-01-11
4 Angles Ep.203
▶ PyeongChang 2018 Mascots & Animation Characters
The overture, featuring the eradication of social evils, concludes and now it's time for the main act. The Moon administration is determined to stabilize and improve the livelihoods of the public this year, along with major events like the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in February, provincial elections in June, and an amendment of the Constitution, a first in 30 years. Let's take a look at some of the government's key tasks.
▶ Connecting Seoul with Pyeongchang on Seoullo 7017
Seoullo 7017 made a grand transformation from an overpass highway to a pedestrian oasis in central Seoul. This new landmark turned into an outdoor gallery to show a series of public art projects that focus on Pyeongchang's nature, weather, the locals, and culture. Take a glimpse of the efforts connecting Pyeongchang with Seoul, so-called the "Culture Olympics."
▶ Korean Traditional Percussion Ensemble TAGO
TAGO is a percussion ensemble that adds a contemporary twist to Korea's traditional music, gugak. Armed with passion and talent, the ensemble earned a strong reputation both at home and abroad after taking part in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the world's largest arts festival. The ensemble has also been promoting the winter Olympics to create an Olympic boom all across the world. Meet the talented artists who spread both PyeongChang 2018 and Korean traditional music
▶ Pyeongchang Trout Festival
Pyeongchang in Gangwon-do Province is the host city of the upcoming Winter Olympic Games. Prior to the international event, the city has organized the Pyeongchang Trout Festival make the winter unforgettable. From ice fishing to sledding, the festival offers a variety of winter activities in which participants can catch and eat fresh trout on site. Let's take a glimpse of the festival to enjoy the seasonal beauty.