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‘Flash mob’ in Sao Paulo to celebrate PyeongChang Olympics

By Kim Min-joo
  • Published : Oct 30, 2017 - 17:26
  • Updated : Oct 30, 2017 - 17:26
A ‘flash mob’ event was held in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Sunday to mark the 100 days left until the Winter Games get underway in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

A ‘flash mob’ event was held in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Sunday to mark the 100 days left until the Winter Games get underway in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Yonhap)

The event, organized by the Korean Culture Center in Brazil, was attended by some 100 people, most of whom were K-pop fans. They staged coordinated dance moves to a K-pop song, drawing loud cheers from citizens on the Sao Paulo street. 

A ‘flash mob’ event was held in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Sunday to mark the 100 days left until the Winter Games get underway in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Performances by a Korean traditional percussion team and a balloon flying event followed.

Kwon Young-sang, director of the Korean Culture Center in Brazil, said a number of promotional programs for the upcoming Winter Olympics will be held in Brazil, which hosted the latest summer games, to spark Brazilian people’s interest in the event in Korea.

(khnews@heraldcorp.com)