The world’s representative athletes entered the stadium at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics Opening Ceremony, to some of the hottest K-pop songs which played as the soundtrack!
On February 9th, the Opening Ceremony of 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, was held at the PyeongChang Olympic Stadium, which is South Korea’s first Olympic games in 30 years. As is tradition, each country’s athletes entered the stadium in a parade of nations. Everyone’s excitement hit the high, when athletes entered the bright lit stadium, with colorful lights and soundtrack of upbeat dance songs.
The background music to the parade of nations included dance remixes of classic Korean songs, as well as hit K-pop tracks including PSY’s “Gangnam Style,” TWICE’s “Likey,” BIGBANG’s “Fantastic Baby,” BTS’s “DNA,” and Red Velvet’s “Red Flavor.”
When athletes from North and South Korea entered together, the background music was the traditional folk song “Arirang.”
During the Opening Ceremony, Deulgukhwa’s Jeon In Kwon, Lee Eun Mi, Guckkasten’s Ha Hyun Woo, and Bolbbalgan4’s Ahn Ji Young performed to John Lennon’s “Imagine” together, which left the audience mesmerized.
Check out some stills from their performance at the Opening Ceremony, below!
The 2018 PyeongChang Olympics will be wrapping up on February 25th, with EXO and CL in the lineup to perform at the Closing Ceremony!
Stay tuned for more updates!