'Soohorang' and 'Bandabi' unveiled as Pyeongchang 2018 mascots

'Soohorang' and 'Bandabi' unveiled as Pyeongchang 2018 mascots
By Euronews
Share this articleComments
Share this articleClose Button
Copy/paste the article video embed link below:Copy to clipboardCopied

The Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Games’ organising committee have officially unveiled the mascots for the next Olympic and Paralympic games, “Soohorang” and…

ADVERTISEMENT

The Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Games’ organising committee have officially unveiled the mascots for the next Olympic and Paralympic games, “Soohorang” and “Bandabi”.

Inspired by the white tiger and Asian black bear, the pair were introduced to students of Hoeng Gye elementary school at a launching ceremony.

Traditionally, the white tiger is believed to be a sacred guardian animal in the country while the bear represents courage and strong willpower

The Pyeongchang Games will kick-off on February 9, 2018.

Pyeongchang 2018 begin mascot tour to spread enthusi… https://t.co/C6yySN1oED via insidethegames</a> <a href="https://t.co/r3BCM6BRd4">pic.twitter.com/r3BCM6BRd4</a></p>&mdash; WinterOlympicTopNews (WinterOlympicTp) 18 July 2016

Share this articleComments

You might also like

Brazil beats South Korea and will take on Croatia in quarter-finals

Group H Preview - FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022: Will the star strikers produce on the big stage?

Hosts France celebrate winning start to Women’s World Cup