Posted by Joel Martinsen on Thursday, June 5, 2008 at 11:42 AM
This segment from CCTV's Network News introduces an authoritative, four-part Olympic Cheer. Go Olympics! Go Beijing! See below for detailed instructions.
The cheer is a joint product of the Party Office of Spiritual Civilization Development and Guidance (GODPP), the Ministry of Education, BOCOG, and CCTV. Here's an illustrated guide, which will appear on television and promotional posters in the near future:
Li Ning, president of the Beijing Etiquette Institute, described how the cheer can be adapted to different contexts (from The Beijing News):
The Beijing News also reports that students across the country will be trained in the cheer, particularly the 800,000 students who will watch the games on-site. In addition, 448 volunteers will lead spectators in the cheer at both the Olympics and Paralympics.
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