New York Times Square broadcasted
Ringing the Harmony Bell, Welcome Lunar New Year,
Wishing Winter Olympics Success
countdown event, and greetings to
Asian & Chinese people
all over the world!
On the afternoon of January 31, 2022, the countdown to the
Winter Olympics was broadcasted on the Disney screen 43rd
street screen in Times Square, New York, until February 1,
The film showed many United Nations personalities and key U.S. dignitaries
and cultural stars wishing for the New Year of the Tiger
and the Winter Olympics.
It is reported that this event is jointly organized by
World Harmony Foundation and the Peaceever TV,
and was broadcasted on the screen in Times Square, New York,
with senior UN officials, US dignitaries and cultural
wishing Asian people a happy Lunar New Year and
success for the Beijing Winter Olympics,
adding a festive touch to New York.
As Times Square, one of the world's most famous media
and advertising capital,
celebrates the Chinese New Year of the Tiger,
a beautiful sight appears on the two prime view screens, the
Disney screen (between 45th and 46th Streets) and the 43rd
Street corner screen:
UN agencies, American politicians, singers and other international
peace-loving celebrities congratulating Asians for Lunar New
Year and sent their best wishes for the upcoming Beijing
The reporter noticed that the screen first broadcasted the
video with the logo of the Winter Olympic Games and the
theme of the Winter Olympic Games,
Together to the Future,
the skiers of the Winter Olympic Games, the World Harmony
Bell, the logo of the World Harmony Foundation and
of Peaceever TV, and showed the Chinese spiritual
Beijing Welcomes You
Community of Human Destiny to the world.
On these screens, a video of
the Secretary-General of the United Nations
President of the 76th session of the General Assembly
congratulated Asians around the world on the New Year
and wished the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games a success.
the President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council,
Collen Vixen Kelapile,
the President of the 74th session of the United Nations
General Assembly, Muhammad Bande,
Golden Bell of World Harmony
to welcome the New Year at the United Nations Headquarters
in New York, sending the message of
Happy New Year! Wishing you sustainable peace and
They also wished the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games
a great success.
American politicians have also wished the Asian community
a good Lunar New Year.
a prominent U.S. Democratic Congressman
and candidate for New York Governor,
said an authentic Chinese phrase:
Wishing you prosperity and wealth!
which brought him closer to the Asian and Chinese community.
As a descendant of Italian-Americans, I appreciate the
contributions of all Asians and Chinese for their hard work,
education, helping families, developing businesses, and
helping communities grow and make America a better place. As
the Year of the Tiger approaches, I wish my Asian and
Chinese friends good health and success in their endeavors!
And I wish you a successful Winter Olympic Games!
On behalf of the Congressional Committee on Asian Americans,
first prominent female legislator of Chinese descent in the
eastern United States, extended her wishes as well.
She is also the first legislator to propose to Congress to
Lunar New Year a legal holiday in the United States.
addition, Washington State Lieutenant Governor
behalf of the state government, extended wishes to Asians
around the world.
Deputy Mayor Jared Nieuwenhuia said
Happy New Year and wishing you prosperity and wealth!
Beijing Winter Olympic Games coincide with the Chinese Lunar
New Year. On behalf of the City of Bellevue, we wish the
Beijing Winter Olympics success.
Commissioner (Director) of the Port of Seattle,
takes this opportunity to send Lunar New Year greetings to
our people of Asian descent around the world.
She is looking forward to the Beijing Winter Olympics, which
will be held during the Lunar New Year.
She is confident that the event will showcase the skills and
abilities of the world's best snow and ice athletes and will
be the most exciting Winter Olympic Games ever.
Mayor of Burien, Washington,
was very excited after participating in the
Chinese welcome Winter Olympics event, saying, "We are
very happy to participate in today's event to wish Beijing
the Winter Olympics, and I believe that the Beijing Winter
will be a success.
All the audience were infected by his passion and cheered.
Michael B. Hancock
The Mayor of Denver,
former host of the Winter Olympics, expressed his best
wishes to the Asian communities for the New Year and said
with great enthusiasm,
We must bring the Winter Olympics back to Denver
As the Winter Olympics approaches,
the United Nations General Assembly held a General Assembly specifically
for this Winter Olympics.
173 countries unanimously adopted a resolution on the Winter
Olympics Truce, advocating all UN member states to eliminate
differences with dialogue, enhance knowledge, and replace
confrontation with cooperation, demonstrating the
international community's firm determination to achieve
peace, unity, and solidarity, and to move together into the
This is relevant to the current crisis-ridden regions such
and the Korean Peninsula.
The countdown to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Times Square in
New York City
was organized by the
World Harmony Foundation
and Peaceever TV,
who joined hands with the United Nations, U.S. dignitaries
and celebrities to promote the
Community of Human Destiny
and make a call to the world for peacemaking,
reflecting the grand spirit of the United Nations and the
World Harmony Bell
ringing at the event was made by the World Harmony
Foundation (WHF), an NGO of the United Nations
The bell was made from bullet casings donated by Chinese and
American veterans and scrap brass and iron collected by
Chinese and American students, symbolizing the
transformation of conflict into peace, environmental
protection, and greenery, and is loved by the United
It was invited by the United Nations as a totem for the
opening of the celebration on the 60th anniversary of the
The first ringers of the Harmony Bell were
the President of the General Assembly,
and the President of the Security Council,
the two Presidents of Timor-Leste,
and several prominent members of Congress of the
United States ringing the Harmony Bell on Capitol Hill.
The Harmony Bell was invited to
the 7th United Nations Global Forum in Vienna, Europe,
and was also invited by the Olympic Organizing Committee to
participate in the United Nations 2008 Olympic Games
and to ring the Harmony Bell together with many champions.
The World Harmony Bell was last rung in November 2021
at the 26th United Nations Climate Conference,
where it sounded as a reminder of the planet's rising
On the Chinese New Year and the Beijing Winter Olympics,
the President of the UN Economic and Social Council, and the
President of the 74th session of the UN General
rang the Harmony Bell again for the
Lunar New Year and Winter Olympics.
They both received the
2022 World Harmony Award
for Outstanding Contribution to World Harmony,
which was presented by Frank Liu,
President of the World Harmony Foundation,
and has been given to several former heads of state before.
At the same time as the Times Square Disney screen was
rolling, the reporter saw an attractive scene in front of
the Winter Olympics mascot,
Bing Dwen Dwen and
Shuey Rhon Rhon
dancing with the music,
attracting a large number of tourists who came up to take pictures with
The Beijing Winter Olympic Games mascots were brought to
Times Square by the World Harmony Foundation,
and for the first time, the image of the mascots were used
to express the Chinese cultural atmosphere, reflecting the
friendly spirit of
celebrating the Lunar New Year of
together with people from all over the world.