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Opening ceremony of the 17th provincial game kicks off in Jinhua

chinadaily.com.cn| Updated: November 21, 2022 L M S


The opening ceremony of the 17th Games of Zhejiang Province kicks off in the Jinhua City Sports Center on Nov 18. [Photo/Zhejiang Daily]

The opening ceremony of the 17th Games of Zhejiang Province kicked off in the Jinhua City Sports Center on Nov 18, local media reported.

The performance during the ceremony was divided into four parts and showcased the culture of Jinhua city and Zhejiang province.

Wooden bench dragon, a traditional dance which is an intangible cultural heritage in Jinhua, was performed during the ceremony by 100 actors.

For this provincial games, more than 10,000 athletes will compete for 1,076 gold medals.

The first stage of the competition, which comprised 51 events, was held from July 25 to Oct 3. Competitions for the remaining 11 events started on Nov 19 and will see athletes compete for 399 gold medals.