Beijing, 25th April 2019, (BISTU)— Grand opening ceremony of BISTU 2019 Sports Games successfully concludes on 25th April 2019. The Ceremony is attended by Secretary General Wang Chuanliang of CPC BISTU Committee, President Wang Yongsheng, all other senior administrators of the University, deans of schools, and directors of divisions and offices. The Sports Games is proclaimed open by Wang Chuanliang and the Ceremony is hosted by Vice President Xu Baojie.
On the Ceremony, 18 matrixes composed of BISTU students, faculties and staff march passing the rostrum and then into the field. Their vigorous spirit and resounding watchwords shows vitality and ambition of all BISTUers.
Flag-raising ceremony is followed and then Wang Yongsheng addresses to the Ceremony. He points out that building a world sports power is a substantial part of Chinese dream as well as a centenary dream of Chinese people. Since the 18th National Congress of the Party, Central Party Committee with Xi Jinping as the core leader attaches great importance to sports and has established a national strategy of all-in fitness so as to facilitate construction of a world sports power. In the New Era, the Party and the Central Government view sports as important means in education and spare no efforts to building an even better talent cultivation system to foster socialist builders and successors with comprehensive, all-around development. Recent years have witnessed BISTU’s efforts invested in making physical education as part of the foundation in implementing the fundamental mission of developing education with focus on morality. We are actively facilitating organic integration among morality education, intellectual education and aesthetic education. And outstanding achievements have been made in exploration of new mode for ideological education, enhancement of sports culture, participation in sports games for college students, and team building for PE faculties. Wang Yongsheng hopes that each faculty and staff and student shall actively get involved in the sports games so as to be stronger and happier. It is also hoped that all players will think beyond scores, enjoy the happiness of sports, and build friendship with other players. In the end, Wang Yongsheng extends best wishes for successful completion of the Sports Games.
Feng Bo takes an oath on behalf of all players that they will be actively and enthusiastic in the games and bring the spirt of “higher, faster, and stronger” of Olympic Games into fully play. Zhang Hongyu from Physical Education Department takes an oath on behalf of all referees that the principle of “fairness, openness, and impartiality” will be strictly followed to support and serve the Sports Games.
The Opening Ceremony is concluded by Ba Duan Jin, an eight-length brocade exercise, performed by 1040 faculties, staff and students and it is followed by field sports games.