On the evening of 18th August 2020, the one-year countdown ceremony of the Chengdu 2021 World University Games Summer and opening ceremony of the 14th Sports Games of Chengdu was held in Chengdu. Tonight, Chengdu has told the world with a confidence that Chengdu is ready for 2021!
The publicity video of "Sports Improve City", namely the construction of World Tournament City was officially released on site, which presented the development process and milestones of sports history of Chengdu in various aspects.
Meanwhile, the AI satellite "Dayun" was officially unveiled, which is the first AI satellite named after a sports event. The AI satellite constellation has provided a unique perspective to present the great changes of Chengdu during the preparatios for the Games.
Liao Changyong, the cultural exchange ambassador of the Games, Xu Weizhou, the mascot spokesman, and Zhang Bichen, the singer, together sang the original theme song "Come with Dreams". There were also live performances from the image ambassadors Jiang Tingting, Jiang Wenwen, Feng Zhe, as well as representatives of Olympic champions and athletes of the Games. Their performance conveyed the expectation and confidence for the Games.
Chen Weiya and Jia Ding, respectively the general directors of the opening ceremony and closing ceremony, together with representatives of athletes and university students, announced the global release of the key visual design of the Chengdu 2021 FISU World University Games Summer.
A total of 212 invitations have been sent out with the slogan "Chengdu Makes Dreams Come True" to all over the world. 2021, see you in Chengdu!