– The Olympic Artists program for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games began with the invitation of Olympic and Paralympic athletes who like to showcase their talents in art, the Olympic Foundation for Culture and Heritage (OFCH) announced on Monday.
The project started at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games and was successful at Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022.
All Olympians and Paralympians, active or retired, are encouraged to bring out their creative arts, whether professional or amateur.
“The goal of the program is to celebrate multi-faceted Olympians, make lasting creative contributions to society, and bring hope to youth, individuals, and communities through commitment to the creative arts and Olympic values,” said Angelita Teo, OFC Director. as the website of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) says. ■