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[PyeongChang 2018] ‘Christmas in March’ for Paralympics

K-pop performances and fan events to feature well-known Korean stars

For the heat of the Olympics to continue on to the Paralympics, organizers are packing the Paralympic main events with an assortment of Hallyu performances.

In the set of Hallyu events dubbed by the Gangwon Province and Korea Tourism Organization as “Christmas in March,” major Korean celebrities will accompany the Paralympic audience in watching the games.

Jang Keun-suk and Lee Dong-wook, honorary ambassadors for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, as well as K-pop stars B1A4, BTOB, Samuel and Girlkind, and DJs Hanmin, Soda and Glory are some of the artists who will join the crowd at the Paralympics.


Jang Keun-suk (Korea Tourism Organization)
Jang Keun-suk (Korea Tourism Organization)


Jang will watch Korea play Japan in ice hockey at Gangneung Hockey Centre on March 10 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. with a select 2,018 fans, for whom he has personally procured tickets.


Lee Dong-wook (Korea Tourism Organization)
Lee Dong-wook (Korea Tourism Organization)
B1A4, BTOB, Samuel and Girlkind (Korea Tourism Organization)
B1A4, BTOB, Samuel and Girlkind (Korea Tourism Organization)


K-pop stars B1A4, BTOB, Samuel and Girlkind will perform at Gangneung-Wonju National University’s Haeram Cultural Center from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on March 15. The show takes place following the ice hockey semi-final, slated at noon. Around 1,000 ticket holders to the game are welcome to enter the K-pop show for free of charge.


DJ Hanmin, DJ Soda, DJ Glory (Korea Tourism Organization)
DJ Hanmin, DJ Soda, DJ Glory (Korea Tourism Organization)


K-festival featuring DJ Hanmin, DJ Soda and DJ Glory will be held on March 11, 14 and 17, respectively, at Yongpyong Resort. The DJ performances are free of charge for Paralympics ticket holders.

For more information, visit christmasinmarch.com


 
Leaflet for Christmas In March (Christmasinmarch)
Leaflet for Christmas In March (Christmasinmarch)


By Lim Jeong-yeo (kaylalim@heraldcorp.com)
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