What will happen during the Closing Ceremony?
Traditionally, host countries use the Opening and Closing ceremonies to celebrate the unique culture and heritage in grand fashion, and South Korea will follow that lead when it brings the Games to a conclusion in the PyeongChang Olympic Stadium. The director of ceremonies for PyeongChang, Oh Jang-hwan, teased a bit about what will happen during the last hurrah of this year's festivities, revealing in an article on the Olympics website that the theme will be "Next Wave."
"It will have a festival atmosphere to recognize and celebrate the athletes’ hard work and achievements at the Games," he said "We have created a show that looks towards the future; it includes quite a lot of traditional Korean humor and fun elements to add to the party feel."
You'll be seeing and hearing a whole lot more K-Pop, too. South Korean boy group Exo and the singer CL are both confirmed performers, though there will likely be a few surprises, too.
Like in the Opening Ceremony, the Closing Ceremony will include a parade of nations. American Jessie Diggins, who just won a gold medal in cross-country skiing, was chosen by her fellow Olympians to be the flag bearer for the United States this time around. And as is customary in every Closing Ceremony, there will be a ritual passing of the Olympic torch to the next host city of the Winter Games: Beijing.