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Beijing 2022 promotion event held in Tokyo

(Xinhua)    16:24, June 08, 2019

TOKYO, June 8 (Xinhua) -- The Beijing Organizing Committee of the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games held a promotion event in the Japanese capital of Tokyo on Saturday to introduce the latest developments in the preparations for the Beijing Winter Olympics.

The promotion event, which used an exhibition wall and the "Charming Beijing" photo exhibition to showcase the preparations of Beijing 2022, was a part of "Beijing Week", a series of activities to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the establishment of sister-city relations between Beijing and Tokyo.

On the exhibition wall with an area of 33 square meters, Beijng 2022 organizers showcased five aspects including the Beijing Winter Olympics vision, Beijing's winter sports tradition, emblem of Beijing 2022, competition planning and the National Speed Skating Oval.

At the same time, old photos of the Chinese and Japanese ice hockey teams echoed the 40th anniversary of the establishment of sister city relations between the two cities and the theme of the Beijing Winter Olympics.

The promotion videos of the Beijing 2022 emblems, as well as other related video clips, drew great interest of the audience.

The "Charming Beijing" photo exhibition displayed some of the Winter Olympic venues, showing the progress of the preparations for the Beijing Winter Olympics.

Meanwhile, sand table, VR glasses and the "Beijing Winter Olympics Brochure" are also provided to let the audience visually experience the unique charm of the National Speed Skating Oval and the features of other competition venues.

Chang Yu, Director General of the Media and Communications Department of the Beijing Winter Olympic Organizing Committee, introduced the progress of the preparations of Beijing 2022 and the vision of cooperation between Beijing 2022 and Tokyo 2020.

Chang Yu said that the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee stays committed to hosting the Games in a green, inclusive, open and clean manner, with the aim of delivering a fantastic, extraordinary and excellent Olympic event to the world.

The Beijing Winter Olympics will open on February 4, 2022, which will feature 7 sports, 15 disciplines and 109 events.

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