The ‘2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics’ Category

OUR OLYMPIANS ARE ARTISTS!

Monday, February 5th, 2018
DATE
05 FEB 2018
PYEONGCHANG 2018

OUR OLYMPIANS ARE ARTISTS!

AT THE OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES PYEONGCHANG 2018, THEY WILL BRING THE OLYMPIC VALUES TO LIFE THROUGH ART. A FIRST!

They have taken part in the Olympic Games at least once as athletes and they are artists. In PyeongChang, they will not be in contention for a medal, but they will bring the Olympic values to life through art and by coming together with athletes in the Olympic Village. Olympians Alexi Pappas (10 km runner), Roald Bradstock (javelin thrower), Lanny Barnes (biathlete) and Jean-Blaise Evequoz (fencer) are the “Olympian artists” at the XXIII Olympic Winter Games. (more…)

4 Athletes Selected as Artists in Residence at the Olympics

Monday, February 5th, 2018

For this year’s creative program, the International Olympic Committee is calling on some familiar faces.

By Talya Minsberg
Feb. 5, 2018

A group of Olympic athletes is attending the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, but they won’t be competing for medals.

Instead, they will travel to Pyeongchang, South Korea, as Olympic artists in residence, the International Olympic Committee announced today.

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