An installation featuring Bing Dwen Dwen, the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Mascot and Shuey Rhon Rhon, the 2022 Beijing Winter Paralympic Games Mascot in Beijing, China. Photo: Reuter
An installation featuring Bing Dwen Dwen, the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Mascot and Shuey Rhon Rhon, the 2022 Beijing Winter Paralympic Games Mascot in Beijing, China. Photo: Reuter

Beijing 2022: Chinese director Zhang Yimou hopes to lift spirits of a pandemic-ravaged world during Winter Olympics opening ceremony

  • A 100-minute show by 3,000 artists will illustrate three major themes of world peace, the Olympic motto and Beijing 2022’s ‘together for a shared future’
  • ‘In the wake of the pandemic, the world needs a new and strengthened vision,’ the famed director says

Topic |   Beijing Winter Olympics 2022
An installation featuring Bing Dwen Dwen, the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Mascot and Shuey Rhon Rhon, the 2022 Beijing Winter Paralympic Games Mascot in Beijing, China. Photo: Reuter
An installation featuring Bing Dwen Dwen, the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Mascot and Shuey Rhon Rhon, the 2022 Beijing Winter Paralympic Games Mascot in Beijing, China. Photo: Reuter
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