From the first to the seventh day of the first lunar month of the Year of the Ox 2021, our viewers can enjoy Chinese Spring Festival culture through seven different short videos of touching stories we post online. Produced by the Information Office of the Beijing Municipal Government, the seven-episode “I am in Beijing for Spring Festival” video series will show you how people from different countries and different backgrounds spend their Spring Festival in Beijing. This is the fifth episode, “Ice Hockey Boy: Countdown to Winter Olympics 2022.”
Yang Jiaxi, nicknamed Qiuqiu, an 8-year-old ice hockey player, has been playing ice hockey for more than four years and has won the title of best player in many youth ice hockey competitions. Now, he attends ice hockey training twice a week, even during the Spring Festival. He dreams of becoming an excellent ice hockey player in the future.
The boy is looking forward to the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games, so that he can appreciate the skills of ice hockey players from all over the world.