The medals of PyeongChang 2018

After a week of competition, many Canadian athletes have already won a medal that will serve as a memory of their participation in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang for the rest of their lives. Here’s what you need to know about these medals. For every edition of the Olympic Games, the host country […]

Tour Gangwon App

You have finally made it to your ultimate Olympic Winter Games’ experience in PyeongChang! Many of you have probably looked at attractions and places to eat in the surrounding areas to visit during your stay in Korea, or maybe you decided to take it easy on the planning and explore upon arrival. Whatever the case […]

The Olympic Torch Relay to PyeongChang: Let everyone shine !

The Olympic torch relay aims to reach everyone in order to share the olympic values of excellence, friendship and respect. The slogan for the 23rd edition of the Games’ relay, “Let Everyone shine !” reunites these values to show what it means to take part in the Olympic Games. The Olympic Games are about sports […]

The Canadian Olympic House is open to the public!

On January 8th, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) announced that for the first time since 2002, the Canadian Olympic House will be open to the public. All Team Canada fans present in PyeongChang will have the opportunity to experience a Canadian ‘home-away-from-home’ during their stay in Korea! The Canadian Olympic house will be a gathering […]

Six new events for the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang 2018

For the 23rd edition of the Olympic Winter Games, six new events were added in four different sports. These changes will contribute to a record-breaking number of women’s events and of female participants in the PyeongChang games. Alpine Skiing A mixed team event, which has been presented in the World Championships since 2005, was added […]

The Olympic venues in PyeongChang 2018

It took 8 years and three attempts to Korea before obtaining the privilege of hosting the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. Since July 2011, the country has been preparing its venues and means of transportation in order to receive the event. In total, these Games will be held in 12 competition venues. Six of them are […]

Team Canada’s Olympic Rookies: who will be taking part in their first Olympic Games in 2018?

Although our Canadian teams are composed of many experienced athletes — such as bobsleigh athlete Kaillie Humphries and speed skater Charles Hamelin who will be participating their third and fourth Winter Olympic Games respectively — for a few Canadian athletes, the Olympic Winter Games 2018  will be their first. With less than a month before […]

Canadian medal contenders you should keep an eye on in PyeongChang 2018

With more and more athletes qualified for PyeongChang 2018 with less than 40 days before the start of the Olympic Winter Games, all eyes are on our Canadian athletes and medal hopefuls.. Here is a list of our top 4 Canadian athletes you should keep an eye on during the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.  1. […]

Korean New Year: Tradition and Food

Koreans celebrate Seollal, known as New Year’s Day, at the start of the lunar calendar year. Though many Koreans now also celebrate the New Year at the start of the solar calendar on January 1st, the lunar New Year is one of the most important family holidays and is a three-day celebration in Korea beginning […]

Olympic Torch Relay: Destinations to discover

The Olympic Torch continues its journey across Korea! About the Olympic Torch Relay From November 1st 2017 to February 9th 2018, 7,500 runners representing the entire 75 million people residing on the Korean peninsula will follow the Olympic Torch as it passes through 17 cities and provinces. During 101 days, the Olympic Torch Relay Route […]

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