Series of activities to mark the 1st anniversary of Beijing’s successful bid of the 2002 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games went live in the Water Cube on July 23, 2016. The event was co-hosted by the Media and Communications Department of the Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and the Beijing Municipal Committee of the Communist Youth League. Over 750 university student volunteers visited the Water Cube, learned about the post-Games operation of the Olympic Venues and Water Cube’s mission for the 2022 Winter Olympics and its renovation planning. In the evening, the “Colorful Water Cube” was opened for broadcast on demand. Volunteers tried excitedly such visual effects as the “2022 Olympic Winter Games” and the “Water Cube” via mobile APP in a real time manner. CCTV and BTV, among other media outlets, covered the event.
(Contributed by the National Aquatics Center)