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Sunday, July 1, 2012

The 17th Asian Games Incheon 2014, The Up Coming International Event in South Korea

The up coming international event with be held on Sept 19 ~ Oct 4, 2014 in South Korea. Here, The 17th Asian Games will be held in Incheon in year 2014.

Where is Incheon ?
Incheon is located on the west coast of Korean peninsula, 28 km from Seoul. The climate is relatively dry and is affected by variable local and seasonal winds. Incheon now has a total population around 2,750,000 people is devided into eight districts, two counties and 143 smaller units which is including eup, myeon, and dong. As the third of largest city in South Korea after Seoul and Busan, Incheon is rapidly developing now.

The popular icon of Incheon

Incheon International Airport.
The best of International airport in the world and as a link between South Korea and the world.

Incheon Bridge.
One of South Korea's landmark is connecting between Songdo International City to Incheon International Airport.

Jeondeungsa Temple.
The national treasure 178.

Seokmodo Island
The best point to see the sun over the west sea also with great natural scenery.

a noodle dish topped with a black sauce of vegetables and pork stir-fried in a Chinese bean paste.

About Incheon Asian Games 2014 

The emblem design takes the shape of the letter 'A' for Asia to project the image  of asians holding each other's hand and soaring together towards a bright sun, a symbol of the OCA and Asiad, implies the OCA motto of "Ever Onward" for a bright future. The logo implies the message that the 2014 Incheon Asian Games provides a venue for people of Asia to foster harmony and friendship and represents the hope for the rest of the world to join in celebrating the festival. 

"Diversity Shines Here"

as the slogan of Incheon Asian Games 2014, represents and highlights the significance of the wonderful diversity on history, culture, tradition and religion of Asia to promote, exhibit, and realize Asia's true potential in unity.

Host the best Asian Games ever,promote balanced sports development in Asia and foster friendship among Asia's.


Phase 1 :
2008 ~ 2009
Establishment of IAGOC
Government approval of games facilities
Submission of master plan

Phase 2 :
2010 ~ 2011
Games flag handover
Start of construction of games facilities

Phase 3 :
2012 ~ 2013
Completion of games facilities
Completion of venue operations plan

Phase 4 :
Games operation


credit :
The second brother, represents wind and delivers the story of Incheon to the world. Cheerful and playful, he can move from place to place in a flash. Just like wind blowing, he travels around the world to promote the city of Incheon and the 17th Asian Games Incheon 2014.
The little sister, represents joy. With her cheerful and charming character, a festival can be great fun and excitement. She is an excellent traditional dancer and delivers the beauty of Korean culture.
The eldest of the harbour seal siblings, represents light. With his trustworthy and warm nature, he sheds the light of hope upon the world and wishes for peace and well-being.
He plays a pivotal role in making the 17th Asian Games Incheon 2014 a successful festival where people of Asia, gathee to foster harmony and friendship.

Video Credit : by Incheon2014
The 17th Asian Games
2014인천아시아경기대회 마스코트 애니메이션 
Main stadium for the 17th Asian Games Incheon 2014.wmv

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