Beijing Winter Olympics Tinder Arrival in Beijing Torch Relay Plan Released
It is divided into fire display, traditional torch relay and network relay; from February 2 to 4 next year, three competition areas will carry out traditional torch relay activities
On October 20th, the Tinder for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics arrived in Beijing, and the Tinder Welcome Ceremony for the Beijing Winter Olympics was held at the Olympic Tower. At the Tinder Welcome Ceremony, the Tinder Display and Torch Relay Plan for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics were announced, and the Tinder Stand for the Beijing Winter Olympics ceremony was unveiled for the first time.
The torch relay activity will be divided into three parts: fire display, traditional torch relay and network relay. From February 2nd to 4th, 2022, traditional torch relay activities will be carried out in Beijing, Yanqing, and Zhangjiakou. A total of about 1,200 torchbearers will participate in the relay.
At the end of the ceremony, with the torch theme song sounded, the tinder was once again introduced into the tinder lamp and was escorted to the Skydome Hall of the Olympic Tower, officially opening the tinder display for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.
The torch relay streamlines the scale of the relay and increases the exhibition activities
The fire welcoming ceremony first reviewed the fire gathering and handover ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics in Greece through video. With the expectant gaze of the audience, the Beijing Winter Olympics flame lantern entered the event solemnly. Cai Qi, secretary of the Beijing Municipal Party Committee and chairman of the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee, took over the torch lighting ceremony.
Subsequently, Zhang Jiandong, the deputy mayor of Beijing and the executive vice chairman of the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee, delivered a speech and announced the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics fire display and torch relay plan. In the context of the global response to the new crown pneumonia epidemic, the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee, in accordance with the requirements of “simple, safe, and exciting”, insists on putting public health and safety in the first place, and combines the traditional torch relay with fire display activities. Innovatively create the torch relay for the Beijing Winter Olympics.
The torch relay activity is based on the theme of “Meeting the Ice and Snow Covenant and Going to a Better Future”, with the slogan of “Health, Joy and Vitality”, streamlining the scale of the relay and increasing the display activities. It will be divided into three types: fire display, traditional torch relay and network relay. part.
According to the arrangement, after the Winter Olympics Tinder arrives in Beijing, it will first be displayed in the Olympic Tower in conjunction with the Olympic Torch Relay theme exhibition. Subsequently, some of the Olympic global partners and the official partners of the Beijing Winter Olympics will combine corporate public welfare projects to allow the Winter Olympics to enter communities, villages, and schools, and to widely promote the Olympic spirit and the Beijing Winter Olympics philosophy. Next, in areas with abundant ice and snow resources and a good foundation for ice and snow sports, a combination of various ice and snow sports and cultural activities will be displayed to encourage more people to participate in ice and snow sports and support the preparation of the Winter Olympics.
About 1,200 torchbearers participate in traditional relay activities
From February 2nd to 4th, 2022, traditional torch relay activities will be carried out in Beijing, Yanqing, and Zhangjiakou. A total of about 1,200 torchbearers will participate in the relay. The transfer route is based on ice and snow culture, historical culture, and Great Wall culture, presenting the natural scenery, humanistic characteristics and urban features along the way.
The Beijing torch relay focused on the unique charm of the “Double Olympic City”, the Yanqing Division focused on showing the brand new image of the “most beautiful Winter Olympic City”, and the Zhangjiakou Division focused on displaying the fruitful results of creating an Asian ice and snow tourist resort destination.
In addition, the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee has also increased the torch network promotion activities, and carried out a variety of network promotion activities with the help of various online applets, virtual reality technology, topic challenges and other platforms and channels to attract the majority of netizens to join in the interaction and share Beijing Winter Olympic Games.
In more than 100 days of exhibition and delivery activities, the Olympic Tinder will spread the Olympic ideals and carry forward the Olympic spirit in the land of China.
The Tinder Stand and Tinder Lamps Appeared at the Beijing Winter Olympics Ceremony
At the ceremony site, the Tinder Stand for the Beijing Winter Olympics ceremony was unveiled for the first time.
The creative inspiration of the ceremonial fire-seeding platform comes from the traditional Chinese bronze ritual vessel-Zun. The auspicious cloud pattern gradually turns into snowflakes from the bottom up, symbolizing the spiritual inheritance of the “Double Olympic City”. The red ribbon flies elegantly and wraps upwards, in harmony with the torch design. The colors of red and silver reflect the fusion of tradition and modernity, technology and passion.
As the torch relay landscape of the Beijing Winter Olympics, the tinder lamp, the torch relay logo and the torchbearer costumes were unveiled simultaneously. The originality of the tinder lamp originated from the “first light in China”-the Western Han Dynasty Longxin Palace Lantern, which expressed people’s pursuit and yearning for light and hope through the meaning of “long letter”; the torch relay logo idea originated from traditional Chinese culture. “Golden Phoenix” and “Fire Pattern” symbolize auspiciousness and auspiciousness, and represent the spirit of self-improvement of the athletes; the torchbearer clothing highlights the color of Chinese red based on the main tone of white, and is lined with yellow to reflect passion, enthusiasm and joy. The characteristics of Qing’s torch relay fully demonstrate the high-spirited posture of the torchbearer chasing forward.
The Beijing News Chief Correspondent Wu Wei