May 06, 2013 11:27
The emblem of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games was revealed to the public on Friday.
Formed by two Korean syllables representing the beginning sounds of Pyeongchang, it symbolizes the space between sky and earth, and snow and ice.
Created by Korean designer Ha Jong-ju, the emblem uses the five Olympic colors as well as the five colors that traditionally represented the north, south, east, west and center in Korea.
The launch of the emblem marks the official starting point to promote the Games. It will be taken on a national tour to further promote the event to the public.
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