Korean media praised Zhang Yimou: He proved himself to be a giant with the opening ceremony

2022-06-19 0 By

Zhang Yimou has proved himself to be a giant by becoming the first director to direct the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games to be held in the same city twice, the Chosun Ilbo wrote today.In 2008, Zhang Yimou used LEDS to depict 5,000 years of Chinese history and culture in the Bird’s Nest. 14 years later, he painted a completely different painting in the same space, using the same materials.”It seems that art is entering a technological era,” said Song Jin-jae, former artistic director of the National Theatre of Korea, who directed the opening ceremonies of the 1988 Seoul Olympics and the 2002 Korea-Japan Football World Cup.This opening ceremony is better than last year’s Tokyo Olympics.”The opening ceremony was scaled back in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, but the story and dignity were the same.Editor: Wu Shu Responsible editor: Shen Lei * Wenhui exclusive manuscript, reprint please indicate the source.