Higher, faster, stronger, together-for a shared future

On the evening of February 4, the opening ceremony of the 24th Beijing Winter Olympic Games was held in the National Stadium. Chinese President Xi Jinping attended the opening ceremony of the 24th Winter Olympic Games in Beijing from February 4 to 6 with foreign heads of state and government, members of the royal family and heads of international organizations.

“It gives me great pleasure to meet you, both old and new friends, in Beijing on this festive day when the Chinese people are celebrating the Chinese New Year.

For three consecutive days, more than 20 foreign affairs activities were held intensively. As Beijing kicks off “Winter Olympics Time” , President Xi Jinping has shown Chinese hospitality to friends from five continents.

Together under the Olympic rings, together to the future. The “Winter Olympics date” and “New Year’s Party”, like a symphony of solidarity, played with passion on the stage of the Beijing Winter Olympics.

The opening ceremony of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics held at 8 PM at night at the National Stadium. Countless audiences watched the opening ceremony early in front of the screen, expecting to catch a glimpse of the “Chinese style” gorgeous.

“Start of spring” the good meaning, the national flag played the national anthem of the passion of the blood, the five rings break the ice meaning breaking the ice and becoming one. The Olympic logo breaks the ice, condensing the Chinese spirit, Chinese feelings and cultural deposits. Every link makes people sigh, proud.

To the music of ode to the motherland, the host Chinese team entered the stadium. Skeleton bobsledder Zhao Dan and speed skater Gao Tingyu were the flag-bearers of the Chinese sports delegation at the opening ceremony. As the host country, the Chinese sports delegation is the 91st and the last delegation to march in the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games. The Total number of Chinese sports delegation to the Beijing Winter Olympic Games is 387, including 176 athletes, which is also the largest size of the Chinese sports delegation to participate in the history of the Winter Olympic Games.

A large snowflake forms in the nest. This “big snowflake” is composed of all the participating countries (regions), and all the countries (regions) are named on it. It is made up of olive branch pattern, which means “all nations are in harmony”.

At 22:10, the Olympic flame from Olympia arrived at the National Stadium. Seven torchbearers carried the torch on six legs for the final relay inside the National Stadium. The final leg was passed to two post-00s athletes, cross-country skier Dinegar Iramujiang and Nordic combined athlete Zhao Jiawen. Two torchbearers run towards the “big snowflake” surrounded by “white doves” and embed the torch in the center of the “big snowflake” to form the Beijing 2022 Olympic Cauldron, which consists of snowflake plaques representing all the Beijing 2022 Olympic Sports delegations.