Beijing 2022: Zhang Yimou to direct Winter Olympics opening ceremony featuring ‘unprecedented’ way of lighting cauldron

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Beijing 2022: Zhang Yimou to direct Winter Olympics opening ceremony featuring ‘unprecedented’ way of lighting cauldron

The opening ceremony for the Beijing Olympic Winter Games next month will include an opening ceremony “different” to the 2008 summer Games in the city and will light the cauldron in a way “unprecedented in the over 100-year history of the Olympic Games”, chief director Zhang Yimou has promised.The 71-year-old filmmaker will become the first man to direct both Summer and Winter ceremonies as Beijing becomes the first city to host both versions of the Games.“It’s a great honour to direct the…

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