“The golden ox will leave the year with its head held high, and the jade tiger will welcome the spring.” At 20:00 on January 31st, CCTV’s “2022 Spring Festival Gala” met the audience as scheduled in a happy, auspicious and beaming Chinese New Year atmosphere.
The content of the whole party is novel and unique, and the emotions are warm and full. The ingenious use of 720-degree circular screen and virtual technologies such as XR and AR provides the audience with a cultural feast that is ideological, artistic and ornamental. The gala has received extensive attention from audiences and media at home and abroad from beginning to end. It is generally believed that the 2022 Spring Festival Gala will be impressive and new, creating a festive atmosphere of vigor and vitality.
According to preliminary statistics, as of 24:00 on January 31, the average viewership rate of the 2022 Spring Festival Gala TV live broadcast reached 21.93%. The number of new media live on-demand users reached 4.932 billion times, a significant increase compared to last year. The first launch of the vertical screen to watch the Spring Festival Gala has accumulated 200 million viewers, and users under the age of 30 account for more than 50% of the vertical screen users. Netizens have received rave reviews, with a total of 360 million likes. The mobile phone vertical screen to watch the Spring Festival Gala is innovative and beautiful. , have wished the prosperity of the motherland, the prosperity of the country, the prosperity of the country and the peace of the people. Overseas, more than 600 media from more than 170 countries and regions, including the United States, Canada, France, Italy, Russia, Japan, Brazil, Australia, India, the United Arab Emirates, Singapore, and South Africa, broadcast and reported on the Spring Festival Gala simultaneously. CGTN’s overseas social network has more than 35.24 million overseas audiences watching the live broadcast of the Spring Festival Gala, an increase of nearly 16.58 million compared to last year.
Sing for the times and express sympathy for the people
Sing and dance to show the taste of the prosperous New Year
This year’s Spring Festival Gala is based on the theme of “Spring Festival Song on the New Journey, Ode to Joy in the Chinese New Year”, immersing the heart, emotion and thinking into colorful life, and strives to start from small incisions, and deeply reflects the century of the founding of the party, rural revitalization, ecological civilization, Major themes such as the Winter Olympics and China’s aerospace industry depict a magnificent picture of the new era and new journey.
The opening show “Happy and Auspicious Year” was filled with the taste of happy and reunion, and instantly pushed the atmosphere of the party to a climax. Zhang Ye and Lv Jihong sang “The Millennium Dream is setting sail” and “The road to a strong country is full of hope” with the song “Our Times”. “Spring Breeze Hundred Thousand Miles” sung by Yin Xiumei and Yan Weiwen is affectionate and simple, and sings the vitality of China’s land full of spring. Chen Kun, Xiao Jingteng (Taiwan, China), Wang Jiaer (Hong Kong, China), and Peng Yongchen (Macau, China) sang the magnificent “Yellow River and Yangtze River” together, letting the world hear the surging of the great river in the East. The dance “Pose a Spring” is based on the swing dance of the Lahu ethnic group. Poverty alleviation in mountain villages has achieved fruitful results, and people’s hearts are filled with a sense of achievement and happiness. “My sense of the times is the flame of a dream in my heart”, the song “Sense of the Times” jointly performed by Deng Chao, Li Yuchun and Yi Yangqianxi sings young people’s longing and hope for the future in a high and passionate rhythm.
Last year, the news of Yunnan elephants returning from the north to the south touched the hearts of the world. A beautiful picture of the harmonious coexistence of man and nature is slowly unfolded in the musical skit “Rejuvenation of Vientiane”. People live up to the green hills, and the green hills will certainly live up to people. The original ecological scene performance “Song of the Land” gathered five places in western Hubei, “Song of Masonry”, “Song Gong Song” in northern Shaanxi, “Aolu Guya” in Daxing’anling, “Tea Picking Song” in Ningde in eastern Fujian, and “Heart and Liver Tickets” in Erhai, western Yunnan. Folk music and folk music, a dialogue between man and nature, expresses the most simple feelings of Chinese people towards the ecological civilization of mountains, rivers, forests, fields, lakes, grass and sand.
Asking the sky, in 2021, we will hand over an inspiring aerospace answer sheet that will amaze the world. With the help of XR technology, the 720-degree dome screen is as splendid as a galaxy. In the children’s dance “Dream of Stars”, the children in blue spacesuits jumped into stars, and the daughter of astronaut Wang Yaping, who was on a mission on the space station, called “Mom”, which made the “Space Dream” fly with feathers. In the sky, let the “Dream of Powerful Nation” get wings and fly into the hearts of the future generations of the motherland.
Traditional culture is timeless, creative fusion is charming
One of the highlights of this year’s Spring Festival Gala is the brilliance of integrated and innovative programs that highlight the heritage of Chinese culture and the aesthetic pursuit of the times. Music skits, landscape Tai Chi, creative music, dance, poetry and painting, and original ecological scene performances, etc., through the deep integration of technology and culture, to create beautiful and stunning visual effects in fantasy and realism. The dance drama “Only Blue and Green” integrates cutting-edge technologies such as XR and holographic scanning. The dancers narrate the classic legend of “A Thousand Miles of Rivers and Mountains” with dance vocabulary such as single-step, waiting, and contemplation. Between the pitch, freeze the green and green for thousands of years; contrast the movement and stillness, listen to the stomping sound of history.
The creative music and dance poetry and painting “Remembering the South of the Yangtze River” will reunite the masterpiece “Fuchun Mountain Residence”. Pu Cunxin, Feng Yuanzheng, Li Liqun (Taiwan, China), Ding Zhicheng, A Yunga, Yang Zongwei (Taiwan, China), Zheng Qiyuan, Cai Chengyu, etc. gracefully entered the painting, chanting, fishing with firewood, and reciting in the Qingshan Mountains. . The audience reads the classics in the vivid picture scrolls and explores the south of the Yangtze River.
From a famous master in his old age to a cute baby who is only seven years old, generations of people have performed on the same stage “The Love of the Pear Garden”, the art of opera has a long rhyme and is passed down from generation to generation. Especially in the Peking Opera excerpt “Xu Ce Running in the City”, the 74-year-old Chen Shaoyun’s sword is not old. Read and do hit and feel the cultural spirit of the Chinese nation.
The building is a hundred feet high, and you can pick up the stars. Standing at the height of China, conveying the spirit of China and condensing the strength of China. Landscape Tai Chi “Walking Clouds and Flowing Water” breaks through the space limitations of the stage. Three martial arts and Tai Chi champions flicker and move around the four high-rise buildings in Shanghai, Chongqing and Guangzhou, swiping the city’s skyline one by one. Unity”. The martial arts short drama “Milk Tiger Xiaochun” integrates the plot into the martial arts performance. Huwa takes the martial arts practice in the morning, trekking mountains and rivers, and outwitting warriors as narrative clues, and renews the broad and profound Chinese martial arts, the spirit of chivalry with sincerity, and the self-improvement personality. Express.
The dialects from all over the world have their own flavors, and the folk customs are diverse. The cross talk “Happy Dialects” by Jiang Kun and Dai Zhicheng expresses the vivid and colorful Chinese language and regional culture. Young comedians Lu Xin and Yu Hao sang a story about “Like or Not”, and performed fashionable charms in traditional art forms such as storytelling, errenzhuan, and Qin Opera.
A century of archaeology traces its roots back to its roots, and provides the answer to the era of “Why China” for human civilization. Zhang Guoli unveiled the bronze mask of newly unearthed cultural relics in Sanxingdui. The most important weapon of the country is really visible at a glance, witnessing the millennium civilization at a glance. In the subsequent dance “Golden Mask”, the dancer and the bronze mask crossed time and space, and started a fantastic love, making the “national treasure come alive”.
Conveying true feelings and great love in the joy of watching real life
Language programs use small incisions to observe reality, with diverse and down-to-earth themes, showing a variety of life styles. The sketch “Story of the Rest Area” starred by Guo Donglin, Shao Feng and others tells the story of a dual-career medical and nursing couple who took the initiative to devote themselves to the fight against the epidemic. The dialogue revealed the love of a small family, which is a true portrayal of countless front-line workers fighting against the epidemic; ” In Sending Red Envelopes, Jia Bing sells cars and distributes red envelopes to relieve the worries of the workers, praising the mutual help between people; the sketch “Father and Son” focuses on entrepreneurs, reflecting the understanding between father and son and caring; Jia Ling, Zhang Xiaofei and others brought the sketch “Happy and Happy” with a short video to break the title, presenting a lively and joyful family-friendly show; Shen Teng, Ma Li, Chang Yuan, Alan and others The interpretation of the sketch “I Haven’t Returned”, poignantly satirizes the “Lao Lai” who have lost their ways and who are betrayed and separated from each other. The works are “not that we are thin-skinned, but our old classmates have deep friendship” and “people who can lend you money are the most trustworthy.” Your people” and other warnings advocate the virtue of honesty and integrity.
The Spring Festival Gala stage is also intertwined with family, friendship and love, conveying the great love in the world. Han Hong gave a song “So Many People in This World“, which was sung affectionately, to everyone who worked hard for a happy life, and made the world warmer and more powerful with love. Li Ronghao and Zhang Shaohan (Taiwan, China) sang “Love Together”, explaining the sincere emotion of mutual company and love. In the song “You are the gift in my life”, with the melodious piano accompaniment of Ulladoen, Liu Huan affectionately sang the freehand brushwork of love – the company of family members, the help of friends, and the care of lovers are all gifts from life. Ren Jialun, Wang Yuan, Song Qian, and Jike Junyi brought the song “True Love Dances”. The acrobatic performances were accompanied by a cheerful rhythm, and the scene was a sea of joy.
Welcome the Winter Olympics, gather positive energy and move towards the future together
The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics will be grandly opened on February 4 on the fourth day of the Chinese New Year. The Spring Festival Gala of the Year of the Tiger coincidentally wrote a new chapter, using creative works to tell the story of the Winter Olympics, and go to the ice and snow date together.
For the first time, IOC President Bach wished everyone a Happy Chinese New Year and a prosperous Year of the Tiger in Chinese on the stage of the CCTV Spring Festival Gala, and invited them to celebrate the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. Liao Changyong, Coco Lee (Hong Kong, China) and many international friends sang the Winter Olympics theme song “Light Up Dreams”. “The meeting of the Olympics, the most beautiful smile in the colorful sky”, the dream has crossed the mountain, and the Olympic spirit has spread all over the world.
In the specially designed short film for the Spring Festival Gala “Chinese New Year with Ice and Snow”, the Winter Olympic and Paralympic mascots “Bing Dun Dun” and “Xue Rong Rong” are like elves, flying through the notes of the Skating Waltz and the Winter Olympic Symphony. , The conductor’s swallowtail suit is turned into ice and snow equipment, and the baton is transformed into a sleigh to slide down from the Winter Olympics ski jumping platform, completing the dream transition from the Spring Festival Gala stage to the Winter Olympics venue. Both art and body blossom, violin and figure skating realize the perfect fusion of ice and snow sports and classical music. As the music danced, the two elves flew off the field to take everyone to overlook the beauty of the Beijing Winter Olympics venues such as Ice Cube, Snow Ruyi, Ice Ribbon, Ice Sail, and Bing Linghua.
“2022 Spring Festival Gala” innovatively expresses the excellent Chinese culture in a very modern and youthful language, presents a rich and colorful cultural feast to the audience, and sings the Spring Festival song on the new era and new journey.