Countdown to the Asian Games
The 19th Asian Games will be held in Hangzhou, China from September 10 to 25, 2022, and Jinhua will host some of the events of the Games. On September 10, 2019, the Three-Year Countdown to the 2022 Asian Games and the 1st Jinhua Martial Arts and Competitive Dance Festival will kick off in Jinhua. The activity is intended to put on display the achievements of Jinhua's citizens and sports associations via fitness and sports promotion. It is also a foreshadowing of the coming Asian Games.
Wang Guoqi, full-time vice chairman of the Jinhua Sports Federation, stated that the countdown activity includes the opening ceremony, sports competitions, and sports preview demonstration. Zhou Xiangdong, secretary-general of the Jinhua Sports Federation, says that the activity will demonstrate sports events in an artistic way. In addition to the stage performances, Jinhua's 38 sports associations will give demonstrations, and citizens can participate in on-site activities according to their interests.
The activity is sponsored by the Jinhua Sports Bureau, Jinhua Sports Federation, and Jinhua Asian Games Preparation Office, and organized by the Jinhua Public Stadium Management Center and Mid-Zhejiang Sports Development Co., Ltd. (By Jia Zhenwei, translated by Jin Haiqiong, edited by Kendra Fiddler)