The closing ceremony of the 10-day Military World Games will be held in Wuhan on the 27th.
It will be closing with a cultural flourish, WUHAN - Yu Zhi, who is in charge of Sunday's closing ceremony of the 7th Military World Games, said the highlights will include Jing Chu cultural elements and examples of how local culture integrates with international civilization.
Host city Wuhan is the capital of Hubei province - the cradle of Chu culture. The Chu kingdom was one of the most powerful states during the Spring and Autumn Periods (770-476 BC), and was renowned for its rich cultural life, which included bronze molding, silk knitting and embroidery, lacquer work, poetry, melodic music, enchanting dances and imaginative painting.
Yu said the performances at the closing ceremony will convey a theme cherished in Chinese war philosophy: "The essence of using force is to stop war."
The performances will also embody a spirit of happiness, friendship, liveliness and enthusiasm.
The Games have attracted nearly 10,000 military personnel from 109 countries.