2022 Winter Paralympics closing ceremony

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2022 Winter Paralympics
closing ceremony
Date13 March 2022; 3 months ago (2022-03-13)
Time20:00 - 21:00 (UTC+8)
VenueBeijing National Stadium
LocationBeijing, China
Coordinates39°59′30″N 116°23′26″E / 39.99167°N 116.39056°E / 39.99167; 116.39056Coordinates: 39°59′30″N 116°23′26″E / 39.99167°N 116.39056°E / 39.99167; 116.39056
Theme"Call of Love"
Filmed byCCTV and OBS

The closing ceremony of the 2022 Winter Paralympics took place at the Beijing National Stadium in Beijing, China, on March 13, 2022.[1][2]


The site of the closing ceremony, the Beijing National Stadium, was redeveloped in preparation for the ceremonies of both the 2022 Winter Olympics and the 2022 Winter Paralympics.[2][3]

Zhang Yimou is the director of the closing ceremony of the 2022 Winter Paralympics.[4] He is also the director of the opening ceremony as well as the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2022 Winter Olympics.[4]

Entry of countries' and regions' flags & Parade of nations[edit]

The flags of the 46 competing nations entered the stadium accompanied by an arrangement of Beethoven's Ode to Joy.

Call of Love Performance[edit]

Handover of the Paralympic flag[edit]

Anna Scavuzzo and Gianpietro Ghedina, the vice mayor and mayor of Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, respectively, were at the closing ceremony for the handover of the Paralympic flag, as the 2026 Winter Paralympics is scheduled to be held in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy.[5][6][7]

Milan-Cortina 2026: We are the Light[edit]

Dignitaries in attendance[edit]

Host nation dignitaries[edit]

International dignitaries[edit]

Dignitaries from International organizations[edit]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Beijing 2022 Venues". Olympics.com. Archived from the original on 2021-07-25. Retrieved 13 December 2021.
  2. ^ a b Houston, Michael (31 July 2021). "Beijing 2022 Opening Ceremony stadium to complete transformation in October". InsideTheGames.biz. Retrieved 13 December 2021.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ "Beijing 2022 assures a Winter Games spectacle". Paralympic.org. 31 December 2021. Retrieved 31 December 2021.
  4. ^ a b Burke, Patrick (23 January 2022). "Full rehearsal held for Opening Ceremony of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics". InsideTheGames.biz. Retrieved 23 January 2022.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. ^ Burke, Patrick (16 December 2021). "Milan Mayor Sala confirms Beijing 2022 attendance". InsideTheGames.biz. Retrieved 18 December 2021.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. ^ Lloyd, Owen (12 March 2022). "Decision to ban Russia and Belarus from Beijing 2022 was best "even for them", says Parsons". InsideTheGames.biz. Retrieved 12 March 2022.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. ^ "Parsons hails athletes as "champions for peace" as Beijing 2022 Paralympics ends".
  8. ^ IOC MEDIA [@iocmedia] (20 February 2022). "In a call this week, IOC President Thomas Bach and International Paralympic Committee President Andrew Parsons agreed President Bach would not attend the Beijing 2022 Winter #Paralympics. President Bach wished President Parsons and the competing Paralympians well for the event" (Tweet). Archived from the original on 21 February 2022. Retrieved 22 February 2022 – via Twitter.
  9. ^ Iveson, Ali (2 March 2022). "IOC vice-president Ng to miss Beijing 2022 Paralympics with COVID-19". InsideTheGames.biz. Retrieved 2 March 2022.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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