Zhang Yimou: the opening ceremony will show 100 points and the closing ceremony will show the “double Olympic” moment

2022-06-05 0 By

Beijing (CNS) — The Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee (BOCOG) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) held their first press conference after the opening ceremony on February 5.Zhang Yimou, chief director of the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games, said preparations for the closing ceremony had begun.The closing ceremony will link the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in time and space, presenting a “double Olympic” moment.The opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics has been a feast for the eyes of the world.Zhang yimou was very satisfied with the team and the opening ceremony.’As a creator, I don’t usually give myself a particularly high score,’ he says, ‘but give the entire opening presentation 100.'”It is the creativity and efforts of countless people behind one director that made the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics a wonderful presentation.”Referring to the characteristics of the opening ceremony, Zhang Yimou said that each link is emphasizing the people.”There were no professional artists, actors or stars throughout the opening ceremony. Most of them were ordinary students and citizens. This was very different.”He also stressed that it was quite rare for a major event around the world not to use professional artists and actors, “and I’m glad we were able to do that.”In addition to the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics, three other ceremonies will be held at the National Stadium known as the Bird’s Nest, and the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics in particular will again be in the spotlight.Zhang said that the venue has been changed immediately after the opening ceremony and preparations have begun for the closing ceremony on February 20.Zhang yimou said that the closing ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics will present a “double Olympic” moment, “we want to have a moment in the closing ceremony, show the characteristics of the ‘double Olympic’, show the feeling of going through history, through the moment, I hope this moment will be a highlight.”