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Beijing Winter Olympics opening ceremony ends with Uyghur skier lighting cauldron

China Beijing Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony2

Beijing, ChinaReuters The Beijing Winter Games opened on Friday night in a snow-and-ice themed ceremony at the Bird’s Nest stadium that concluded with the cauldron lit by two young Chinese Olympians, one of them a member of China’s Uyghur minority. During a performance that went longer than scheduled on a frigid night in the Chinese […]