Xicheng District Ice and Snow Season Held to Welcome Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

On February 25, Beijing took the flag of the Olympic Winter Games in the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games. The Olympic Winter Games officially entered the "Beijing Time". In order to better prepare the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games, Xicheng District of Beijing has done and will do a lot of work to convey the passion and charm of ice and snow sports.

Since the 2018 Xicheng District National Fitness Ice and Snow Season started in December 2017, the organizer Xicheng District government has been exploring the historical value of ice and snow resources in Xicheng District, showing Xicheng District’s traditional cultural characteristics of ice and snow sports, promoting and popularizing knowledge and skills of ice and snow sports, and encouraging Xicheng District residents to participate in ice and snow sports.

The 2018 Xicheng District National Fitness Ice and Snow Season consists of 8 theme events, including ice Cuqiu game, dragon boat race on ice, ice show and other traditional ice activities, parent-child ice orienteering, ice and snow carnival, ice and snow experiencing class, online knowledge quiz and online snapping-up-tickets activity, ice and snow experiencing event for special groups of people, professional training for young people, traditional Beijing winter sports exhibition, and Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei ice and snow exchange event.

According to preliminary statistics, more than 200000 people will participate in various activities, exhibitions and experiencing events during the 2018 Xicheng District National Fitness Ice and Snow Season.

Sponsored by Xicheng District People’s Government of Beijing Municipality

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