The Torch for the Beijing Winter Olympics passes through the Summer Palace

2022-07-24 0 By

The torch for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games passes through the Summer Palace in Beijing, capital of China, Feb. 4, 2018.In the Summer Palace, the symbol of “the Park of China”, 97 torchbearers dressed in red and yellow uniforms walked through the mirrorlike ice, cultural relics and historic sites, fully demonstrating the charm of the world cultural heritage and the Integration of the Olympic spirit.”The Olympic Games is an international platform for exchanges and friendship. I hope athletes can try their best and enjoy the games, so that more people can feel the charm of sports and the splendor of the games.”As the first torchbearer, table tennis world champion Ding Ning is looking forward to the Winter Olympics.The famous host Sa Beining relays the second leg and says, “Today the first leg is Ding Ning, the second leg is Sa Beining, ‘Pass Ning Ning, the Winter Olympics will win’!”The torchbearers also participated in the relay of the Beijing Peking Opera Youth League party branch secretary and head, leading actor Chi Xiaoqiu;Pu Cunxin, national First-class actor and president of Chinese Dramatists Association;Liu Qingquan, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee and president of Beijing Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine affiliated to Capital Medical University, and an expert on epidemic prevention and control of Traditional Chinese medicine in Beijing;Winter Olympic Culture and art appraisal expert, Chairman of The Chinese Artists Association, central Academy of Fine Arts dean Fan.The distance of the Summer Palace transmission is 6.182 kilometers. The overall transmission route starts from zhichunting Bridge, passes wenchang Pavilion, Bafangting, Xiuyi Bridge and other places, passes Jade Belt Bridge, plowing and weaving map scenic spot, and finally ends at the East half of the bridge.At the torch relay site, local people performed tai Chi, tai chi fan and diabolo, which reflect Chinese cultural heritage.According to the torch relay plan previously released, the Torch relay of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games will be carried out in Beijing, Yanqing and Zhangjiakou from February 2 to 4, with the closed-loop torch relay taking place in the south Park of Beijing Olympic Forest Park on February 4.About 1,200 torchbearers from all walks of life took part in the relay.Among them, the oldest is 86 years old and the youngest is 14 years old.Among the torchbearers were international friends from more than 20 countries and regions.For example, the theme of the Beijing Olympic Forest Park is “central axis verve”, implying the intersection of the ancient capital’s history and culture and the Olympic spirit on the central axis of Beijing.The theme of the Badaling Great Wall is “the ridge of the nation”, which embodies an open and peaceful Chinese attitude and shows the national spirit of being fearless and unyielding against strong enemies.Located in Nihewan, Yangyuan, Zhangjiakou, the archaeological park takes “Ancient Footprints” as the theme, showing the grand course of the Chinese nation’s ancestors’ reproduction, creation of culture, and ultimately ignited the spark of human civilization.Source: Rule of Law daily — Rule of Law website