On 30 December 2021, “Meet in Beijing & Vigorous Winter Olympics” International Paintings and Short Videos Thematic Exhibition was held at Capital Skating Stadium. This event was co-hosted by the Winter Sports Management Centre of the General Administration of Sport of China (GASC), the Media and Communications Department of the Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and the China International Cultural Communication Centre (CICCC). Mr. Huang Zhiyong, Deputy Director of the Winter Sports Management Centre of GASC, and Mr. Long Yuxiang, Executive Chairman of CICCC, attended the opening ceremony and delivered speeches. A total of 300 people, including Mr. Cai Wu, Former Minister of Culture of China, Mr. Yang Zhijin, Vice Chairman of Education, Science, Culture and Public Health Committee of the National People’s Congress of China, Mr. Ni Huizhong, Director of the Winter Sports Management Centre of GASC, Mr. Chen Dehai, Secretary-General of the ASEAN-China Centre (ACC), Mr. Djauhari Oratmangun, Ambassador of Indonesia to China, and his wife Mrs. S. Elsiwi H. Oratmangun, diplomatic envoys of Pakistan and other countries to China, artists, teachers, students, athletes and media representatives attended the opening ceremony and appreciated relevant exhibits.
The exhibition was aimed at further carrying forward the Olympic spirit, promoting international cultural and people-to-people exchanges and displaying the unique charm of the Beijing Olympic Winter Games. Exhibits on display include over 1000 paintings presented by Canadian International School, Beijing Russian Cultural Centre, Sino-Slovak Friendship Primary School, Pakistan Embassy College Beijing, and more than 40 primary and secondary schools in Beijing, Tianjin, Jiangsu, Shandong, Inner Mongolia, Jilin, Shanxi, Jiangxi, Guangxi, Sichuan, Qinghai, Tibet, Hubei, Hong Kong SAR and other places. It also displays more than 100 excellent calligraphy and painting works by well-known artists.