Yayaaaaa, now the time we will meet the special mascots for Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
Yeyyy, they have 2 mascots to represent this games and of course the mascots have name which is Suhorang & Bandabi.
Yayyyy, they are Suhorang & Bandabi.
Yayyyy, now lets meet them and get knowing more about them. Emmm which one is Suhorang and which one is Bandabi?
You see the black colour bear?
He’s name is Bandabi(반다비). Bandabi is a official mascots for 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang..
Bandabi is Asiatic Black bear or Ban-Dal-Ga-Seum-Gom (반달가슴곰) which means is bear with the half-moon mark on the chest. Its symbolizes as a strong willpower and courage in the korea folklore. Banda (반다) is derived from words Bandal (반달) and Bi (비).
Bandal (반달) in korean means as the worlds for halfmoon
Bi (비) can be define as celebration of the games.
Nowwww your know about Bandabi now let’s meet Suhorang(수호랑) the white colour tiger.
Suho? Exo member’s? Or character in Hwarang?
Haaa no no no. Its not. They don’t use this name because of that. So let me introduced about suhorang.
Suhorang(수호랑) is a white tiger, as now he is the trustworthy mascots for Olympics Winter Games in 2018. This white tiger also be consideredas the Korea’s guardian animal. Here is reason why is Suhorang got picked as Mascot for 2018 Olympics Winter Games in Pyeongchang.
Suhoo? (수호) means as protection/guardian in Korean, it is symbolizes as protection that Korea as host for this Olympics games offered to the athletes, spectators and other participants in this upcoming 2018 Games.
Rang(랑) comes from the middle of letter Ho-Rang-i (호랑이) which mean tiger in korea and also come from last letter of Jeongseon Arirang (정선아리랑) is a cherished korean traditional folk song of Gangwon Provinces where the Games will be held.
Arirang such a beautiful song, you guys can refer on link below for listen the song.
1. Original version song https://youtu.be/4MC3Z-WvS_o
2. New version by BTS (방탄소년단)
2. Official Pyeongchang 2018 Websites
3. Official Youtube Arirang Channel & Pyeongchang 2018