(BEIJING, Jan. 21) ? A TV program dedicated to the solicitation campaign of
Beijing Olympic theme songs, hosted by image ambassador of Beijing’s Olympic bid
Yang Lan and her partner Wang Dong, premiered on Beijing Satellite TV (BTV1) to
the national audience on Jan. 5.
The TV show came out amid the final round campaign to solicit songs for
Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, which will last for over a year from January 2007 to
By far, a total of 34 songs were given the candidateship as theme songs for
the 2008 Olympic Games over the last three years through the campaign.
As the count-down clock clicks towards the opening of the Games, people are
more and more attached to the Games, and are keen to be part of it.
And from there the prestigious TV hostess took the challenge. “It (the
program) will provide a platform for many outstanding Olympic-themed songs,
regardless of whether they are conceived by professional writers or the common
“The best works deserve the final appreciation.” Yang believed.
Musicians such as Tan Dun and Olympic champions will be invited to the
program to share their Olympic stories. In the TV presentation, song writers may
be able to find valuable elements for their song conception and production.
As part of inter-action, audience in the TV presentation room will have an
opportunity to seek musicians’ help for the improvement of their own works. They
can also cast votes for the entries to decide rankings.