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Huangpu ICH makes a splash at Winter Olympics opening ceremony | Updated:2022-02-09


Screenshots of the dragon head emerging from the water at the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games. [Photos provided to]

Were you impressed by the valiant dragon head that emerged from the water during the opening ceremony of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games? Crafting of dragon heads used for dragon boat race is an intangible cultural heritage of Huangpu, South China's Guangdong province. The one that appeared in the countdown portion of the event was created by Zhang Weichao.


The shooting scene for the CGI animation with Zhang Weichao carrying the dragon head. [Photo provided to]


The dragon head used at the Olympics opening ceremony. [Photo provided to]

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