China News Service, Beijing, September 17 (Reporter Chen Hang) The Olympic movement has fully entered "Beijing Time".

On September 17, in the Beijing Capital Museum, the theme slogan for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics was officially released-"Together for a Shared Future" (English: "Together for a Shared Future").

Image source: Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee.

  This is a sincere invitation from China to the world, conveying the beautiful expectations of the 1.4 billion Chinese people: Inspired by the Olympic spirit, hand in hand with the people of the world, help each other, and create a better future.

Cai Qi, Secretary of the Beijing Municipal Party Committee and Chairman of the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee, Chen Jining, the Mayor of Beijing and Executive Chairman of the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee, and Xu Qin, the Governor of Hebei Province and Executive Chairman of the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee, attended the launch event.

  At the event site, the light blue, which symbolizes the main hue of ice and snow sports, mirrored the stage.

A song for the Winter Olympics sets off a warm atmosphere and connects people's ardent expectations for the Beijing Winter Olympics and the Winter Paralympics.

The leaders of the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee Cai Qi, Chen Jining, and Xu Qin walked onto the stage together with athlete representatives Yang Yang and Long Yun, and jointly announced the theme slogans of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

At this moment, the eyes of the whole world are focused on this, and the development of the Olympic movement has added a lot of color.

  In the context of the global response to the new crown pneumonia epidemic, the theme slogan of the Beijing Winter Olympics is gathering, sharing, and the future.

"Together" shows the strong attitude of human beings in the face of difficulties, and points out the way to overcome difficulties and create the future.

  "To the future (for a Shared Future)" expresses mankind’s vision for a better tomorrow and conveys confidence and hope; "Together for a Shared Future" is an attitude, an initiative, and even a plan of action, advocating pursuit The common goal of unity, peace, progress, and tolerance is a faster, higher, stronger, and more united Chinese propaganda of the Olympic spirit, expressing the common desire of the world to work together towards a better future.

Image source: Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee.

  Chen Jining, deputy secretary of the Beijing Municipal Party Committee, mayor, and executive chairman of the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee, said that under the strong leadership of the Chinese government, the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee has worked closely with all parties at home and abroad to overcome difficult challenges such as the new crown epidemic, venues and infrastructure. The facilities are basically completed, event organization, venue operation, and competition services are steadily advanced, the Winter Olympics promotion continues to heat up, international exchanges and cooperation are deepened, sustainability and heritage work have achieved remarkable results, and all preparations are basically ready as planned.

  He said that the release of the slogan will attract more and more friends to pay attention to the Winter Olympics and participate in the Winter Olympics. Together, in the context of the continuous spread of the global epidemic, the Beijing Winter Olympics and the Winter Paralympics will be successfully held, and to convey to the people of the world that we will help each other in the same boat. Keep watching and help each other, hand in hand to the good wishes of the future.

  The theme slogan is one of the important symbols of the previous Olympic Games, a high-level summary of the Olympic spirit, and a vivid embodiment of the unique culture and spiritual outlook of the host country and city.

  In order to fully express the vision and goals of the Beijing Winter Olympics and create a unique theme slogan, the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee has launched the theme slogan creation collection work in May 2020, and is oriented towards Tsinghua University through targeted commissioning. Universities, Peking University, Renmin University of China, Communication University of China, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and other units solicited theme slogans and ideas. After multiple rounds of review, they listened to relevant parties and expert opinions, and reached agreement with the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee. Later, it was finally decided to "Together for a Shared Future" (English: "Together for a Shared Future") as the theme slogan of the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

Data map: On August 5, a sculpture of the emblem of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics stood on the ramp at the northeast corner of Jinyuan Bridge, West Fifth Ring Road, Beijing.

It is understood that as the Jinyuan Bridge landscape enhancement project, the main project of the emblem sculpture for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics has been completed a few days ago. The two emblem sculptures are both 20.22 meters high, and the form of the emblem is strictly in accordance with the requirements of the International Olympic Committee. Standard design.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Hou Yu

  Jiang Xiaoyu, vice president of the Beijing Olympic City Development Promotion Association, said that the theme slogan of the Beijing Winter Olympics has the characteristics of strong professionalism and strong appeal. It grasps the development situation of the current era, inspires Chinese people, and also spreads to the world through the stage of the Winter Olympics. Issue an initiative.

"Sports has the power to change the world. In the face of the impact of the epidemic, only by uniting the whole world can we overcome difficulties and create a better future."

  He believes that the theme slogan fully expresses the concept and long-term appeal of the Beijing Winter Olympics, promotes the development of ice and snow sports, promotes regional coordinated development, improves the physical fitness and happiness index of the Chinese people, and benefits long-term development in the future.

"China is writing its own answers for the sustainable development of the Olympic Movement."

  The theme slogan of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games "One World, One Dream" is still remembered today.

In 2022, Beijing will become the first city in the world to host both the Summer Olympics and the Winter Olympics.

This time the theme slogan "Together to the Future" is in the same line as 2008, and at the same time it reflects the characteristics of the current era. It is another Chinese imprint left by Beijing as the "Double Olympic City" to the Olympic Movement.

  "'Together to the future' is a step further than the slogan of 2008. It calls on us to take action, march towards the future together, face challenges together, and march towards a better future," said Jiang Xiaoyu. The theme slogan of the Beijing Winter Olympics not only expresses China and the world. The desire to move forward hand in hand shows more strength, shows appeal, and is more passionate and dynamic.

Data map: On April 8, athletes train before the women's singles figure skating competition.

On the same day, the "Meet in Beijing" ice event test event figure skating competition was held at the Capital Gymnasium in Beijing. This was the first appearance of the stadium after the Winter Olympics renovation.

During the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, the Capital Gymnasium will undertake short-track speed skating and figure skating competitions.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Tomita

  Author, scholar, and former Minister of Culture Wang Meng said that today when the epidemic still brings uncertainty to global development, the voices of the Winter Olympics are gathering, sharing, the future, and the song of praise for the community with a shared future for mankind. It is right. China's promotion of the Olympic spirit of "faster, higher, stronger and more united" is also the inheritance and development of the "One World, One Dream" of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

  "'Together to the future' brings together our vision for the future. I believe that the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics will leave a unique Olympic memory in everyone's hearts." said Pu Xuedong, director of the market development department of the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee. The preparation of the Beijing Winter Olympics and the Winter Paralympics requires the joint efforts of all relevant personnel. "My colleagues and I will implement the concepts conveyed by the slogan into our daily work, with diligent, rigorous, meticulous, and practical Work to welcome the opening moment of the Beijing Winter Olympics."

  Leaders of relevant central departments, Hebei Province, Beijing and Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee Zhang Xu, Du Zhaocai, Zhang Weixing, Yan Pengcheng, Zhang Jiaming, Zhang Jiandong, Jin Wei, Yang Shuan, Yu Zaiqing, Han Zirong, Jiang Xiwei, as well as experts, athletes, universities and college students Participate in activities such as representatives. (over)

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