The 2022 Winter Olympics, authoritatively called the XXIV Olympic Winter Games and normally known as Beijing 2022, is a continuous global winter multi-sport event taking place in Beijing, China, for the certain occasion in Yanqing and Chongli.
The games formally opened on 4 February with starter occasions starting on 2 February. Beijing was chosen as the host city in July 2015 at the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur.
All About the 2022 Winter Olympics:
The 2022 Winter Olympics will be the first Winter Olympic Games in China, the second overall Olympics in China, and the remainder of three back to back Olympics in East Asia (after the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan).
Beijing will be the principal city to have facilitated both the Summer and Winter Olympics: four existing indoor settings initially developed for the 2008 Summer Olympics will be utilized while the Beijing National Stadium will again have the opening and shutting services.
Beijing is the biggest city to have the Winter Olympics. The 2022 Games are likely to various concerns and controversies as well as conciliatory blacklists because of the alleged Uyghur genocide and human privileges maltreatments in China.
Like the Summer Olympics held a half year sooner in Tokyo, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about the execution of wellbeing and security conventions, and limitations on open participation at the Games.
What Was the Inspiration Behind the Decorations?
The plan for the Games’ decorations was divulged on 26 October 2021. The idea depends on customary Chinese space science and crystal gazing as the games will be held harmonizing with the Chinese New Year festivities.
The garbs for decoration moderators at award functions were uncovered in January 2022. The outfits have been planned by the Central Academy of Fine Arts and the Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology.
White House Illumination on Different Days and Its Significance
The White House was illuminated in red, white, and blue on Thursday night on the side of competitors making a trip to China for the Olympic Games. Throughout the long term, the White House has been illuminated in different colors on different events, either to commend special times of the year, to bring awareness, or to observe America.
In June 2015, previous President Obama illuminated the White House in rainbow tones to praise the LGBTQ community. The White House was first illuminated in red, white, and blue on Independence Day, as well as at other Olympic Games.
In 2021, the White House was illuminated in green out of appreciation for St. Patrick’s Day, and in October, to pay tribute to National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, as in different years. The White House move to show the shades of the United States comes only days before the beginning of the Beijing Olympics.