On the morning of June 20, the 2021 Beihang Sports Cultural Festival Exhibition, hosted by the Sports Department, was held at the track-and-field ground of Xueyuan Road Campus. Relevant officials from the Publicity Department of the Party Committee, Department of Student Affairs, Graduate Management Office, Youth League Committee and Sports Department attended the opening ceremony.
The ceremony kicked off in the solemn national anthem. The first part of the exhibition was a demonstration of the martial arts course, including the performances of Tai Chi, Ba Duan Jin, and Tai Chi Fan, etc. More than 540 teachers and students presented the beauty of traditional Chinese martial arts, which is a mixed combination of delicacy and force.
The performance of Tai Chi
The performance of Ba Duan Jin
The performance of Tai Chi Fan
The performance by Wushu Team
The second part is a volleyball show, which consists of three phalanxes: high-level team, ordinary student team and volleyball class student team. Guided by the spirit of women's volleyball team, students promoted the volleyball culture of Beihang University, and ignited a volleyball fever on campus.
The third part of the exhibition was a showcase of yoga class. The large-scale performance “My Motherland and I” was in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC), showing students’ love for the CPC and the motherland.
During the event, the university-level competitions of this semester were awarded, during which the winning schools and individuals were commended. The Sports Cultural Festival lasted for three months from March 13 to June 20 throughout the whole semester. The university-level competitions covered 15 on-campus contests such as football, basketball, volleyball, table tennis, badminton, physical fitness test, billiards, skiing, etc., and about 5,290 participants were directly involved in these competitions.
After five weeks of preparation, a total of 2,825 students participated in the festival performances. This event is not only the showcase of the vigorous development of mass sports in the first half of the year, but also Beihangers’ tribute to the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China.
Reported by Wang Xueyuan
Reviewed by Su Rui
Edited by Jia Aiping
Translated by Wen Peiyu