Zhang Guoli (left) and Eric TSANG Chi-Wai (right).
The China Star Support and Promotion Group for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games was established in Beijing on May 30.
The supportive group for the Beijing Olympic Games was authorized by the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad (BOCGO). BOCOG Executive Vice-President Wang Wei unveiled the CSGO flag and handed it to the Executive Chief of CSGO Wu Zhenmian at the establishment ceremony.
BOCOG Executive Vice-President Yu Zaiqing made an address at the ceremony, saying that CSGO had received extensive support from celebrities of the Chinese Mainland, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao, and its establishment would further promote the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games around the globe.
Mr. Wu Zhenmian mentioned that in the next two years, CSGO would organize promotional activities of multiple forms and all CSGO members would fully support and devote themselves to the promotion of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games by participating in BOCOG activities.
Mr. Eric TSANG Chi-Wai (from HK) and Mr. Zhang Guoli also spoke on behalf of Hong Kong and Mainland China members of CSGO. They said that it was an honored duty for them to promote the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, because the Olympic Games was a sports and cultural event for the whole nation. The CSGO members would take a more active part in various Olympic activities.
The CSGO Song and Music Video were also unveiled at the ceremony. Led by Eric TSANG Chi-Wai, the participating CSGO members sang the song "Olympic Beijing," with a backdrop screen broadcasting the Music Video cast by over 100 celebrities from the Chinese Mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macao as well as overseas. The MV was produced for this event by famous Hong Kong producers such as Woo Jianguo, Xiang Xuehuai and Alan Tam.
The members of the China Star Support and Promotion Group for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games include over 100 celebrities from the Chinese Mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macao and overseas in both entertainment and sports fields. The members are committed to the promotion and communication of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and Paralympics Games as well as Chinese culture to the whole world with their utmost efforts and social influence.
In the coming two years, CSGO will provide support for BOCOG in its communication efforts and participate in the promotion of the Olympic sports, cultural, and Torch Relay events organized by BOCOG.