February 12, 2011 by staff
Steinmart Coupons, South Korea is preparing to host the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission next week, the campaign PyeongChang 2018 bid received a boost today with the announcement the Seoul subway station Mongchontoseong was renamed as the special “2018 PyeongChang Station.
Seoul station has been decorated to highlight the fact that the capital and its people are united behind the bid for PyeongChang Winter Games and to show the passion of South Korea for winter sports.
Seoul Metropolitan Rapid Transit Corporation (SMRT) operates four subway lines around Seoul, and decorated the station with three-dimensional works celebrating Korea’s flagship winter sports moments, many Olympic athletes honored and vivid images of landscapes in the region PyeongChang.
The station, located near the Olympic Park in Seoul, will feature works of art special until the IOC announces the host city for the 2018 Winter Games on July 6 in Durban, South Africa.
At an unveiling ceremony held at the station Mongchontoseong, Seong Eum-jik, CEO of SMRT, said: “With the IOC’s decision fast approaching, SMRT is happy to show his support for PyeongChang’s bid to host the Winter Games of 2018. We are proud to decorate the station as a special station PyeongChang 2018 and help people to relive some of Korea’s winter sports most memorable moments. ”
Yang Ho Cho, PyeongChang 2018 Chairman and CEO, said: “On behalf of the Bid Committee PyeongChang 2018, I want to thank him for his support SMRT as we prepare to host the evaluation commission next week.
“We have seen an amazing response from people who have traveled through the newly decorated. Residents of Seoul and people across the country are thrilled to see pictures of their Olympic heroes and celebrate the spirit of Olympism. This fun and exciting art exhibit shows that the bid for PyeongChang Winter Games has incredible public support, and that Korea is a nation passionate about winter sports. ”
PyeongChang in Gangwon Province, South Korea is bidding to host the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in 2018. The PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid Committee, a nonprofit organization that was created September 14, 2009, manage application of the city. Chairman and CEO of the Bid Committee is Yang Ho Cho, who is also chairman of Korean Air. Other members of the Bid Committee PyeongChang 2018 include representatives from all levels of national and local government, the Korean Olympic Committee (KOC), the Korean Paralympic Committee (KPC), the athletes of winter sports and para athletes, and private companies. The election of the Host City Olympic Winter Games XXIII will be held at the 123rd International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Durban, South Africa July 6, 2011.
For more information on the candidacy of PyeongChang to host the 2018 Olympic games and Paralympic Winter Games, please visit http://www.pyeongchang2018.org
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