China News Agency, Manila, January 22. The Chinese Embassy in the Philippines joined hands with the Philippine Olympic Committee and the Philippine Skating Association on January 22 to hold the theme event of "Welcome to the Olympics and Celebrate the New Year" through a combination of online and on-site methods. Nearly a thousand people from all walks of life attended.

  Huang Xilian, Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines, said in a speech that the 24th Winter Olympics will make Beijing the first "city with two Olympics" in the world to host the Summer and Winter Olympics.

At present, all the preparations for the Beijing Winter Olympics have been completed. Beijing will strive to host a simple, safe and exciting Olympic Games and present a wonderful "ice and snow feast" to the world.

I look forward to friends from all walks of life in the Philippines paying attention to and supporting the Beijing Winter Olympics, and I wish the athletes from China and the Philippines good results.

I wish China-Philippines relations a healthy and stable development in the new year and the people of the two countries safe and prosperous.

  Valeriano Floro, head of the Philippine Beijing Winter Olympics delegation and deputy secretary general of the Olympic Committee, said that the Beijing Winter Olympics is another grand event for the international Olympic movement and will provide a stage for ice and snow athletes to showcase their talents , will also allow people around the world to enjoy the wonderful competitive games through the screen.

It is a great honor for the Philippines to qualify for this Winter Olympics.

Floro highly affirmed China's efforts to host the Winter Olympics. He believed that this Winter Olympics will be very exciting and will ignite the enthusiasm of Filipinos to participate in ice and snow sports.

  The event of the day presented a visual feast for the audience.

The video shows alpine skier Asa Miller, who represented the Philippines at the Beijing Winter Olympics, galloping on ice and snow, as well as Philippine Skating Association figure skaters dancing on ice.

On-site activities arrange ice acrobatics, etc., which skillfully integrate traditional acrobatics with figure skating.

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