Rain’s goodwill gestureRain was appointed Seoul’s first Global Goodwill Ambassador on Tuesday in a ceremony at City Hall.
As a Global Goodwill Ambassador, Rain will appear in promotional films for the city and the Seoul government will set up booths at the singer’s Asian concerts.
Rain was featured in a Discovery Channel documentary called “Hip Korea” at popular sites in the nation’s capital including Hongdae, Myeong-dong and Cheonggye Stream. The documentary aired in Europe, Asia and Australia last February.
At the ceremony, Mayor Oh Se-hoon thanked the star for his past and ongoing efforts to promote Seoul. Rain unveiled a T-shirt he designed with the 2009 Seoul city campaign slogan “Infinitely Yours, Seoul” on the front. The shirt will be sold to raise money for charity.