China News Agency, Washington, January 25 (Reporter Sha Hanting) The Chinese Embassy in the United States and the Chinese Consulates General in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Chicago jointly held the event "Welcome to the Chinese New Year, Celebrate the Winter Olympics, and Hi Everyone" on the 25th local time. Online award ceremony.
Nearly 100 representatives of 56 overseas Chinese groups across the United States attended the event.
Qin Gang, Chinese Ambassador to the United States, attended the event by video and delivered a speech.
Qin Gang said that in a few days, Beijing will usher in the much-anticipated Winter Olympics event. This is a Winter Olympics event with many highlights. It is full of "Chinese style" everywhere, fully practices green environmental protection, and brings together many "black technologies". .
What is even more commendable is that this Winter Olympics against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic has taken strict prevention and control measures, which will make people feel at ease and reassured.
Qin Gang said that for some time, the overseas Chinese community in the United States has taken active actions and spontaneously organized colorful activities such as sports, calligraphy, painting, photography, singing and dancing to express their support for the Beijing Winter Olympics and their blessings to the motherland.
Qin Gang expressed his heartfelt thanks to the enthusiastic participation of the overseas Chinese.
Qin Gang expressed that he hoped that with the Beijing Winter Olympics as an important opportunity, the majority of overseas Chinese in the United States would be more united, more harmonious, and more forging ahead, prove with practical actions that the descendants of Yan and Huang are peaceful and friendly, and safeguard their legitimate rights and interests with practical actions. Promote the improvement and development of Sino-US relations.
Qin Gang pointed out that ice and snow sports can be called "holding the sword of icy cold with passionate hands", which reflects the perfect blend of passion and rationality.
It is hoped that China and the United States will also "hold the cold sword with passion" in the New Year, manage differences rationally, actively expand cooperation, boldly open up the future, and bring bilateral relations back to the right track of healthy and stable development.
On the same day, the award-winning representatives delivered speeches, sharing their experience in organizing related activities and their blessings for their home country to host the Winter Olympics.
Several representatives said that the activities organized by the embassies and consulates in the United States set off an upsurge of overseas Chinese in the United States to welcome the Chinese New Year and celebrate the Winter Olympics together, giving them the opportunity to write their own Winter Olympics stories in a unique way and express their love for their ancestors ( nationality), and jointly carry forward the Olympic spirit.