Xicheng District Held Various Winter Sports Experience and Cultural Activities to Mark One-Year Countdown to Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympics
The Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympics will open on March 4, 2022. To celebrate the one-year countdown, Xicheng District held various winter sports experience and cultural activities in communities and schools, popularizing knowledge of para ice and snow sports, carrying forward the Olympic spirit, and encouraging disabled persons to take part in para winter sports.
In Shichahai Sub-district, disabled persons and volunteers hand-made Winter Paralympics-themed paper-cuttings and "wish posts", and drew paintings to mark the one-year countdown to the 2022 Winter Paralympics. Social workers of the Shichahai Sub-district Disabled Persons’ Federation produced a video about the Winter Paralympics for disabled persons to learn relevant knowledge.
Chunshu Sub-district’s "Home of Disabled Persons" held online activities for two consecutive days. A knowledge popularization activity and a prize quiz received positive responses from handicapped persons in its jurisdiction. Through online learning, they had a deep understanding of the Olympic culture, as well as the Olympic spirit.
As one of the Winter Paralympics-themed demonstration "Home of Disabled Persons", Xinjiekou Sub-district’s "Home of Disabled Persons" worked with Beijing Olympic City Development Center and Beijing Qiyin Experimental School to hold a winter sports experience activity. A para floor curling experience competition attracted many residents’ attention.
Taoranting, Tianqiao and Desheng Sub-districts organized mini curling experience competitions. Social workers explained the rules of mini curling and demonstrated to the disabled persons. In the competition, they were divided into groups to experience the charm of curling.
Sponsored by Xicheng District People’s Government of Beijing Municipality
Undertaken by Xicheng District Media Convergence Center
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