The official mascot of the games is Soohorong, a white tiger. In Korean folk tales, these animals embody trust, strength, and protection. According to the , the white tiger is also one of four guardian gods and protectors of peace.
The cute kids that drove the show's storyline went on a time-traveling quest of peace, with segments of the show playing out throughout the ceremony. The crossing of the buckwheat field on a raft , but they ultimately saw a future with digitally enhanced medical care and flying cars.