Report from Wuhan Executive Commission (reporter: WAN Jianhui) When it enters the 100-day countdown for the 7th CISM Military World Games (CWG), Wuhan Executive Commission invites more than 100 reporters from Chinese and overseas media to come to Wuhan and carry out the large-scale interview activity themed “Worldwide Media Focusing on the 7th CISM Military World Games” during July 12 – July 17, in order to introduce the event focuses and the bright spots of the city.

This activity is divided into two stages: the first stage is from July 12 to July 14, nearly 20 overseas and Hong Kong media, including Rossiya Segodnya, Press Trust of India and OBS of Republic of Korea, will come to Wuhan and interview the preparations for the 7th CWG; the second stage is from July 14 to July 17, more than 80 Chinese media, such as People's Daily, Xinhua News Agency, CCTV and the PLA Daily, will come for interview.

During the 6 days, more than 100 reporters will pay an onsite visit to some venues of sports programs and look at the bright spots and focuses of these venues. The reporters will visit the Athletes’ Village for the 7th CWG on the bank of beautiful Huangjia Lake, where will be the ‘home’ of tens of thousands of military athletes coming from the world. In the venue in the Horse Riding Sports Park of Wuhan Business University, the reporters will ride horses to feel the charm of the venue for Equestrian in the Modern Pentathlon. They will experience the modern media operation environment in the Main Media Center newly-built for the 7th CWG. The most attractive competition is Naval Pentathlon, which the Chinese army will participate in for the first time. The reporters will visit the Swimming Pool and the Seamanship Race Venue in the Naval Pentathlon Venue located in the Mulan Lake Campus of Naval University of Engineering.

In addition to understand the focuses and bright spots of the competitions and venues of the 7th CWG, the reporters will also go to the Wuhan Planning Exhibition Hall to learn about the city of Wuhan. They will go on a sightseeing tour to Yellow Crane Tower, feel the magnificent night view of the banks of Yangtze River and Hanjiang River by Zhiyin Cruise, the business card of cultural visit for this River City, appreciating the cultural charm of Wuhan and the civilized and harmonious beauty of this city. They can ramble on the East Lake Greenway with a wide expanse of misty waters, to have a look at the amazing grace of East Lake as the ‘Ecological Green Heart’ of the city and the ‘poetic life’ of the people there, and feel the glamour of the host city closely.

Since the launch of this large activity, there are many media applying for the interview, including People's Daily, Xinhua News Agency, CCTV, the PLA Daily and other central mainstream media, some are from the provincial party committees, provincial and municipal television stations in China, some come from such main network media in China as Tencent and Netease, and there are also more than 20 overseas media.

Many media express that, they hope, through this interview, to deeply understand the splendid stories and the fighting spirit of daring to be the first behind Wuhan’s preparation for the 7th CWG, to feel the wonderfulness of Military World Games and the charm of this city, they’re willing to establish a profound friendship with the people of Wuhan through this interview, and pass on the spirit of Military World Games and exhibit the unique charm of Grand Wuhan by the omnimedia communication means.

【By WU JIE】