WASHINGTON -- The two mascots for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics will walk across central Washington this week to promote the upcoming games, the organizer said Wednesday.
Soohorang, a white tiger, and Bandabi, an Asiatic black bear, plan to meet with locals near the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the National Mall starting at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, according to the Korean Cultural Center here.
|This photo, provided by the Korean Cultural Center in Washington, shows the mascots of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics -- Soohorang (L) and Bandabi. (Yonhap)|
The same event will be held Sunday as well as next Saturday and Sunday.
The PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games are slated to run from Feb. 9 to 25 and March 9-18, respectively. (Yonhap)