The opening ceremony was decorated with osmanthus flowers that fill Hangzhou every fall.
A scent similar to apricots and peaches… Both disabled and non-disabled people have ‘smell’ share
It was a feast of ‘Osmanthus’ 카지노사이트탑
8:30 PM (Korean time) on the 22nd in Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang Province, China.
The opening ceremony of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Para Games was held at the city Olympic Sports Center Stadium.
This competition was postponed for a year due to the novel coronavirus infection (Corona 19) and was held 5 years after the 2018 Indonesian competition.
The theme of the opening ceremony was plants ‘ It was Osmanthus.
Osmanthus is like a symbol of Hangzhou.
Although it is considered a precious flower in the West, in fall,
the entire city of Hangzhou is covered with osmanthus flowers,
so much so that there is an osmanthus tour as a tourist product in Hangzhou.
It is also mentioned in ancient Chinese literature.
The recorded Osmanthus flowers are known to have white flowers and a scent similar to apricots and peaches.
The organizing committee explained that the osmanthus flower symbolizes the charm of Hangzhou,
and the osmanthus tree symbolizes vitality and vitality.
The wreath made of osmanthus flowers symbolizes the achievements of disabled athletes who have gone through arduous training.
When the opening ceremony began, osmanthus trees surrounded the entire stadium.
Afterwards, 22 huge golden osmanthus flower wreaths were placed in a circle in the air, illuminating the stage.
The scent of osmanthus flowers wafted through the Olympic Sports Center Stadium covered in gold.
As it was the Asian Para Games, the organizing committee focused on sensory stimulation.
We focused on the fact that one of the five senses that disabled and non-disabled people can share without obstacles is the sense of smell.
As Osmanthus filled the main stage, the scent of Osmanthus flowers,
similar to the scent of apricots or peaches, also spread to the stands and filled the entire stadium.
‘Your Osmanthus, whose flower language means ‘attract one’s heart’,
was used to reflect on the meaning that anyone in any uncomfortable place can share a unified mind with ‘scent’.
Also, the competition slogan, “Heart Meet, Dreams Shine,”
which means, “When hearts connect, the future opens,” means “Heart Meet, Dreams Shine.”
It contains the meaning of welcoming and dreaming of victory.
Everyone with a competitive spirit was welcomed with the warm and bright light emitted by golden osmanthus flowers.
Opening Ceremony At the end of the opening ceremony,
36 non-disabled dancers and 36 wheelchair dancers teamed up to encourage each other on their journey.
Meanwhile, a total of 3,020 athletes, 2,101 executives, and 5,121 people from 44 countries participated in this competition.
Korea has men’s taekwondo team Jeong-hoon Joo (disability grade). K44, SK Eco Plant) and women’s goalball player Kim Hee-jin (disability grade B2, Seoul Sports Association for the Disabled)
were joint flag bearers and entered as the 15th country out of 44 countries.
Korea entered 21 countries excluding visual soccer.
A total of 345 athletes, including 208 athletes and 137 executives,
were dispatched to each event, aiming for 4th place overall.
Second Vice Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Jang Mi-ran and President of the Korea Sports Association for the Disabled Jeong Jin-wan also attended the opening ceremony. Shined brightly.