Handover of the Olympic Flag!Beijing to Milan Cortina d ‘Ampezzo

2022-05-25 0 By

Modern Express news (reporter Wang Wei) February 20th evening, at the closing ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games, held the Olympic flag handover ceremony.Beijing passed the Olympic flag to Milan-Cortina d ‘Ampezzo, the host city of the 2026 Winter Olympic Games, marking the end of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games and the start of the 2026 Milan-Cortina D ‘Ampezzo cycle.At the ceremony site, the Olympic anthem “Ode to the Olympics” was played and the Olympic flag was lowered.The “Ode to the Olympic Games” was performed at the closing ceremony by the Malan Orchid Children’s Choir from the mountains of Fuping County, Hebei Province.This time, the children’s costumes were decorated with paper-cut patterns of “More than one year in a row” and they sang “Ode to the Olympics” in Greek.After the flag was lowered, it was passed by Beijing Mayor Chen Jining to INTERNATIONAL Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, who then passed it on to the mayors of Milan and Cortina D ‘Ampezzo.The Italian national anthem was played and the Italian flag was raised to officially kick off the 2026 Milan-Cortina D ‘Ampezzo cycle, which is scheduled to run from February 6 to February 22, 2026.