Xinhua News Agency, Tokyo, September 25. Japanese media quoted an insider of the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee on the 25th as saying that people are familiar with
The flag-raising ceremony in the Olympic Village is one of the most important events before the opening of the Olympic Games, and it is also an important ceremony in the Olympic Games. It is a huge regret to cancel this ceremony in order to save costs.
Kyodo News reported that another cancelled event was a ceremony to welcome members of the International Olympic Committee before the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games.
The meeting between the International Olympic Committee Coordinating Committee and the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee on the simplification of the Olympics entered the second day on the 25th. The two parties are expected to reach a formal agreement on more than 50 simplification projects later.
According to reports, the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee hopes to reduce the number of officials participating in the Olympic Games by 10% to 15%. These officials are mainly from the International Olympic Committee and the Olympic Committees of various countries and regions. Reducing the number of officials means A lot of money will be saved in transportation. The organizing committee also plans to reduce the number of guests originally invited to participate in the opening and closing ceremonies by 20%, while considering simplifying the banquet menu for invited guests.
The organizing committee also proposed to reduce the number of lighting and power supply facilities in the venues, and reduce the decoration scale of the venues by 30 to 40%. At the same time, the cleaning services in the Olympic Village were also reduced.