DECISION TO BID FOR THE 2030 WORLD EXPO D-50 JAMSIL STADIUM TO CHEER FOR BUSAN
Busan City announced that it will hold an unusual bid cheering match on the 50th anniversary of the decision to bid for the 2030 Busan World Expo at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul, where the baseball Lotte Giants and LG Twins will play at 2 p.m. on the 9th.The promotion was organized to raise enthusiasm for the bid nationwide on the 50th anniversary of the decision to bid for the 2030 Busan World Expo and to continue the support until the end of November, when the host country is scheduled to be announced.
A video of popular singer CHUU supporting the bid decision D-50 will also be released on the same day through the 2030 Busan World Expo’s social media channels .Utilizing a part of the stadium, 20 university student supporters of the 2030 Busan World Expo metropolitan area will unfold a card section with the cheering phrase 스포츠토토존 “D-50, Busan, a good city to host the World Expo,” which they planned and designed themselves. The vivid scene of many citizens visiting the baseball stadium during the Golden Week holidays and wishing for the 2030 Busan World Expo will be broadcast on the Korea Baseball Broadcasting Network (KBSN) channel and the 2030 Busan World Expo SNS channel.
The Lotte Giants cheerleading squad will interact with on-site visitors and perform cheerleading games such as wave riding and group dance time for the Expo bid. There will also be a special time for visitors to chant “Bring the 2030 Busan World Expo to Busan!” under the leadership of the cheerleading squad. “Today is Hangeul Day, a national holiday, and a special day 50 days before the announcement of the decision to host the 2030 Busan World Expo,” said Busan Mayor Park Hyung-jun. “We want to succeed in bidding for the 2030 Busan World Expo on the 28th of next month and become the first Korean city to host a registered expo and the seventh host country to host all three world mega events (Olympics, World Cup, and World Expo), a two-run home run moment.”