How long does the Winter Olympics last?

The Winter Olympics 2022 will start on the 4th of February until the 20th of February in Beijing in 2022. During the opening ceremony, people will have an opportunity to interact and explore the Chinese culture, there will be cultural songs and dances, music, and fireworks to mark the beginning of this great international event. In addition, the national anthem will be played, athletes will be paraded, the symbolic release of doves and the official opening speeches will also be done. This international event will have sports spread out in 12 days.  Fourth is the opening day which is culminated with a glamorous opening ceremony and the following events; single skating for men, ice dance (rhythm dance), and a short program for pair skating. On February 5th, a Saturday, the events will be as follows; single skating for women, free skating – pair skating to close the week.

The following week, on Monday the 7th, the scheduled events are men’s single skating, free dance – ice dance, and women’s single skating medal events. On Tuesday, February 8th, there will be a short program for men’s single skating.

On Thursday, February 10th there will be another medal event, the men’s single skating – free skating. The ice dance – rhythm dance will take place on Saturday, February 12th. The medal event for the ice- dance – free dance will take place on February 14th, the famous Valentine’s day. The short program for women’s single skating will take place on Tuesday, February 15th. On Wednesday, February 16th, we will the medal event for women’s single skating – free skating. This will be followed by the short program for pair skating on Friday, February 18th.

On February 19th, the last Saturday medal event will be pair skating – free skating. Finally, the closing day will be on a Sunday, the 20th of February when we will have an exhibition gala during the closing ceremony.

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