President Yoon promotes Busan to host expo

22 June 2023
2023-06-22 10:26

South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol gave a presentation to promote the city of Busan's bid to host 2030 World Expo at the general assembly of BIE in France.

The president stressed that Korea is well prepared based on experiences of having hosted the Olympics, the World Cup and the Expo twice before. Korean singer Psy and K-POP group aespa's member Karina also joined to promote Busan's bid.Singer Psy emphasized hosting a cultural expo.

He mentioned the Korean Wave in music, dramas and film, citing K-pop, "Squid Game" and "Parasite".In the latest presentations, rival nations Saudi Arabia and Italy also took part and made their cases. The winning city will be decided in late November through a vote by members of the BIE during its general assembly.

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