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The sound of Hangzhou 2022 resonates

ehangzhou.gov.cn| Updated: March 16, 2021 L M S

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The first selection of musical works for the 19th Asian Games is unveiled on March 12. [Photo/hangzhou2022.cn]

The first selection of musical works for the 19th Asian Games, which will be held in Hangzhou from Sept 10 to 25, 2022, was unveiled on March 12, local media outlets reported.

After gathering musical works from around the world over a period of nine months, 30 pieces of music stood out from the 2,102 entries, including 10 complete songs, 10 sets of lyrics, and 10 musical tunes.

Chen Weiqiang, deputy director-general of the Hangzhou Asian Games Organizing Committee and vice-mayor of Hangzhou, said that this is not all of the music that will be used during the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games and that more will be announced in the coming months.

Huang Wei, better known as Viya, a top-tier livestreaming host who has over 150 million followers across multiple online platforms, was appointed the Games' image publicity ambassador that same day. She also hosted the launch ceremony for the 19th Asian Games mascots in April 2020.

Viya said she will take an active role in the preparations for the Games, do her utmost to promote the athletic spirit and culture of the event, and present a picturesque and charming Hangzhou to her followers.

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Lang Lang, a renowned pianist, performs at the launch ceremony in Hangzhou on March 12. [Photo/hangzhou2022.cn]