IU is appointed as ambassador for Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea
Singer IU has been appointed as the honorary ambassador for EXPO 2012 Yeosu Korea. Expo 2012 is a world renowned expo held in Yeosu from May 12 to August 12, 2012. The theme of the Expo is focused on sustainability and living, entitled “The Living Ocean and Coast” with subthemes of “Preservation and Sustainable Development of the Ocean and Coast,” “New Resources Technology,” and “Creative Marine Activities.” The Yeosu Expo comes right after the Shanghai 2010 expo and is expected to attract over 100 countries and international organizations with nearly 8 million visitors.
On May 6th, the organizing committee for Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea expressed that they would be carrying out the appointment ceremony on May 9th at the Hyundai Building.
During this event, IU is scheduled to present the logo song she sang for this EXPO, “Memories of the Sea.” The song is composed by Yoon Sang with lyrics written by Park Changhak. During the appointment ceremony, the composer of this logo song will also be attending the event to share about the production process behind his composition.