Jin Jong-oh, co-chairman of the organizing committee for the Gangwon 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games, speaks during a press conference for the successful hosting of Gangwon 2024 at the Korea Tourism Organization Seoul Center in Jung-gu, Seoul, on Nov. 3. 2023.11.3(SEOUL) By Kyung-yoon Kim Co-organizer of the Gangwon 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games said Wednesday that they are thoroughly preparing for the opening ceremony with a focus on safety .”As this is a competition for young people, we are meticulously preparing for safety and cold weather issues,” Jong-oh said at a press conference on Wednesday at the Korea Tourism Organization’s Seoul Center in central Seoul, adding, “We will have more than 1,700 security personnel, including police, fire and private security. “The Gangwon Winter Youth Olympic Games will be held in four cities – Pyeongchang, Gangneung, Jeongseon and Hwaseong – in Gangwon Province from Jan. 19 to Feb. 1 next year. More than 1,900 youth aged 15 to 18 from more than 80 countries around the world are expected to participate.
The number of security personnel will be similar to the total number of athletes participating .”We will do our best to ensure that everyone can enjoy the Games safely, including reinforcing facilities so that athletes can be in top condition,” said Jin Jong-oh, chairman of the committee .Kim Chul-min, secretary general of the Gangwon 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games Organizing Committee (2nd L), answers questions from reporters about the Games’ operations during a press conference for the successful hosting of Gangwon 2024 at the Korea Tourism Organization’s Seoul Center in central Seoul on Wednesday morning. The organizing committee also revealed details about ticket purchases .The opening ceremony will be held jointly at Gangneung Oval and Pyeongchang Dome on Jan. 19, and the closing ceremony will be held on Feb. 1 at the Gangneung Olympic Park outdoor stage.
“All competitions and the closing ceremony are free to attend,” the organizers said, “but only the opening ceremony in Gangneung will be charged. Tickets will be available at ticket.gangwon2024.org from 11:11 a.m. on February 11.”The organizers also introduced Virtual Gangwon, a metaverse platform .Virtual Gangwon is being jointly developed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Gangwon Special Self-Governing Province, the Ministry of Science and ICT, and the Organizing Committee, and allows users to experience Olympic venues and tourist destinations through a virtual world. “Nine buildings, including competition venues and the Athletes’ Village, have been implemented in the virtual space, and mini game record competitions and challenges have been added for added interest,” the organizing committee said. ‘Virtual Gangwon’ is scheduled to open for beta on the 17th, and will officially open in early January next year.
Jin Jong-oh, co-chairman of the organizing committee for the Gangwon 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games, speaks during a press conference for the successful hosting of Gangwon 2024 at the Korea Tourism Organization’s Seoul Center in central Seoul on Wednesday morning. The Games will not only feature athletic events, but also a variety of cultural experiences for young people .Events include artistic performances showcasing Korean culture, K-pop performances, and talk concerts with sports stars. This is the fourth edition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games, which began in 2012 in Innsbruck, Austria. 온라인카지노 This is the first time it has been held in Asia.