Representing your country in a international stage is a high honor for anyone. Only those who have been recognized for their skills and status can be considered for the position. Since their debut, EXO has been taking center stage to represent South Korea in numerous international events. Here are 6 performances that prove EXO deserves to be called the “National Selection”.
1. 2013 KAZAN Summer Universiade Closing Ceremony
EXO was still a rising group when they took the closing ceremony of the KAZAN Summer Universiade in 2013. They look like babies compared to now.
2. 2014 Asian Games in Incheon Opening Ceremony
2014 was a huge year for EXO with the monstrous success with Growl. It was no-brainer EXO was chosen as the opening ceremony act for the Asian Games.
3. 2017 The Dubai Fountain Burj Khalifa
EXO’s Power was chosen to be a part of Dubai’s world famous fountain show in 2017. EXO was the only Korean artists to be featured on the show and EXO members were invited to see the first opening.
4. 2017 Korea-China Economic and Trade Partnership Opening Ceremony
EXO-CBX joined President Moon Jae-in during the Korea-China Economic and Trade Partnership ceremony and took the opening stage to commemorate the event.
5. The 132nd IOC Session in 2018
Baekhyun was chosen to sing South Korea’s National Anthem during the 132nd IOC Session.
6. 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony
It can’t be bigger than this. To be able to represent your country in the Olympic is once in a lifetime experience. EXO earned high praises for the spectacular performance and proved why they deserved to be chosen for the stage.