北京欢迎你 – Beijing Welcomes You! (The Song)

Best wishes to 2008 Beijing Olympic Games! Beijing welcomes you (北京欢迎你) – is the welcoming song for the Olympics that begin today and is sang by various stars from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and Korea.

Composed by Xiao Ke (小柯) & Lyrics by Albert Leung (林夕)

Here is the song’s lyrics in original and the translated version as well as names and lines for every singer:

1. 陈天佳 Chen Tianjia (that’s the girl who sang at the closing ceremony in Athens, remember?)
迎接另一个晨曦 带来全新空气
Greet the first sun rays in the morning and the fresh air that comes with it.

2. 刘欢 Liu Huan (he will perform later today the Olympics theme song at the opening ceremony together with Sarah Brightman)
气息改变情味不变 茶香飘满情谊
The air changes, but the taste of friendship never changes, just like the fragrance of the tea.

3. 那英 Na Ying (is considered as one of the best female singers in Mainland China)
我家大门常打开 开放怀抱等你
The door to our home is always open, we wait for you with open arms

4. 孙燕姿Stephanie Sun (famous Singaporean female singer)
拥抱过就有了默契 你会爱上这里
Embracing one another is to know each other. You will fall in love with this place.

5. 孙悦 Sun Yue
不管远近都是客人 请不用客气
No matter how far you have come, everyone is a guest, please make yourself at home

6. 王力宏 Wang Lee-hom (American-born Chinese singer-songwriter known throughout all Asia)
相约好了再一起 我们欢迎你
We promised to be together again, we welcome you

7. 韩红 Han Hong (she’s a Chinese singer of ethnic Tibetan origin, the one that at 100-day countdown ceremony appeared dressed in an ugly adidas top)
我家种着万年青 开放每段传奇
In our home we plant evergreens, every blossom tells a Chinese story

8. 忨卿健 Emil Chau (Wakin) (one of the best known Chinese singers originated from Hong Kong)
为传统的土壤播种 为你留下回忆
Scatter seeds in our ancient land and take away with you unforgettable memories

9. 梁咏琪 Gigi Leung (Gigi is one of my favorite Chinese singers, she’s also from Hong Kong and is an actress too)
陌生熟悉都是客人 请不用拘礼
Friends and strangers are all welcome guests, please enjoy your stay here

10. 羽泉 Yu Quan (the most successful pop duo on the Chinese mainland)
第几次来没关系 有太多话题
It makes no difference how many times you have visited, we have much to share


11. 成龙 Jackie Chan (there’s no need to introduce Jackie)
北京欢迎你 为你开天辟地
Beijing welcomes you, a brand new world has been created for you

12. 任贤齐 Richie Ren (a popular Taiwanese singer and actor)
流动中的魅力充满着朝气
The intoxicating spirit of sportsmanship fills the air

13.蔡依林 Jolin (Jolin Tsai is one of the most successful and popular singers in the Mandarin music market)
北京欢迎你 在太阳下分享呼吸
Beijing welcomes you, let us breathe the same air under the sun

14. 孙楠 Sun Nan
在黄土地刷新成绩
Break new records across our land

15. 周笔畅 Zhou Bichang (also known as Bibi Chow, a young Chinese star)
我家大门常打开 开怀容纳天地
The door to our home is always open, we open our hearts to heaven and earth

16. 韦唯 Wei Wei (another popular Chinese female singer)
岁月绽放青春笑容 迎接这个日期
The years reflect the joys of youth as we welcome this day

17. 黄晓明 Huang Xiao Ming (Chinese actor)
天大地大都是朋友 请不用客气
We are all friends in this giant world, please make yourself at home

18. 韩庚 Hankyung (known in Korea as 한경, the first foreign artist to break into the Korean music industry)
画意诗情带笑意 只为等待你
Everything is prepared, just waiting for you.

19. 汪峰 Wang Feng
北京欢迎你 像音乐感动你
Beijing welcomes you, we hope the melody touches your heart

20. 莫文蔚 Karen Mok (popular female singer from Hong Kong)
让我们都加油去超越自己
Come on! Let’s exceed our limits.

21. 谭晶 Tan Jing
北京欢迎你 有梦想谁都了不起
Beijing welcomes you, if you dream you can achieve greatness.

22. 陈奕迅 Eason Chan (another popular Hong Kong artist)
有勇气就会有奇迹
Where there is courage there can be miracles.

23. 阎维文 Yan Weiwen
北京欢迎你 为你开天辟地
Beijing welcomes you, a brand new world has been created for you

24. 戴玉强 Dai Yuqiang (tenor and one of the leading actors of the Opera House)
流动中的魅力充满着朝气
The intoxicating spirit of sportsmanship fills the air

25. 王霞 李双松 Wang Xia & Li Shuangsong (the band)
北京欢迎你 在太阳下分享呼吸
Beijing welcomes you, let us breathe the same air under the sun

26. 廖昌永 Liao Chan Yong (is one of the best Chinese Singers on the world opera stage today)
在黄土地刷新成绩
Break new records across our land

27. 林依轮 Allen Lin
北京欢迎你 像音乐感动你
Beijing welcomes you, we hope the melody touches your heart

28. 张娜拉 Jang Nara (Popular Korean singer & actress)
让我们都加油去超越自己
Come on! Let’s exceed our limits.

29. 林俊杰 JJ Lam (Singaporean singer)
北京欢迎你 有梦想谁都了不起
Beijing welcomes you, if you dream you can achieve greatness.

30. 阿杜 A-Do (also known as Do Cheng Yi friend with the previous guy, also from Singapore)
有勇气就会有奇迹
Where there is courage there can be miracles.

31. 京剧 Beijing Opera Singers
北京欢迎你呀…
Beijing welcomes you…

32. 容祖儿 Joey (Joey Yung is a popular singer and actress from Hong Kong)
我家大门常打开 开放怀抱等你
The door to our home is always open, we open our hearts to heaven and earth

33. 李宇春 Li Yuchun / Chris Lee (another fresh Chinese star)
拥抱过就有了默契 你会爱上这里
Embracing one another is to know each other. You will fall in love with this place.

34. 黄大炜 David Huang
不管远近都是客人 请不用客气
No matter how far you have come, everyone is a guest, please make yourself at home

35. 陈坤 Chen Kun
相约好了再一起 我们欢迎你
We promised to be together again, we welcome you

36. 谢霆锋 Nicholas Tse (well-known Hong Kong based singer and actor)
北京欢迎你 为你开天辟地
Beijing welcomes you, a brand new world has been created for you

37. 韩磊 Han Lei (just her voice, she’s not shown)
流动中的魅力充满着朝气
The intoxicating spirit of sportsmanship fills the air

38. 徐若瑄 Vivian (Vivian Hsu is Taiwanese renowned singer, actress, and model)
北京欢迎你 在太阳下分享呼吸
Beijing welcomes you, let us breathe the same air under the sun

39. 费翔 Kris Phillips (just voice, he is a Taiwanese-American pop idol and musical singer)
在黄土地刷新成绩
Break new records across our land

40. 汤灿 Tangchan
我家大门常打开 开怀容纳天地
The door to our home is always open, we open our hearts to heaven and earth


41. 林志玲 张梓琳 Eileen Chiling (Chiling is the Miss World 2007 title holder)
岁月绽放青春笑容 迎接这个日期
The years reflect the joys of youth as we welcome this day

42. 张靓颖 Jane Zhang (the woman with the dolphin voice)
天大地大都是朋友 请不用客气
We are all friends in this giant world, please make yourself at home

43. 许茹芸 伍思凯 Valen Hsu & Sky (Taiwanese)
画意诗情带笑意 只为等待你
Everything is prepared, just waiting for you.

44. 杨坤 范玮琪 Yang Kun & Fan Fan
北京欢迎你 像音乐感动你
Beijing welcomes you, we hope the melody touches your heart

45. 游鸿明 周晓欧 Chris Yu & Zhou Xiao Ou
让我们都加油去超越自己
Come on! Let’s exceed our limits.

46. 沙宝亮 满文军 Sha Baoliang & Man Wen Jun
北京欢迎你 有梦想谁都了不起
Beijing welcomes you, if you dream you can achieve greatness.

47. 金海心 何润东 Hannah & Peter Ho (but Hannah is not shown, Peter is American-born Chinese actor)
有勇气就会有奇迹
Where there is courage there can be miracles.

48. 飞儿 庞龙 Pang Long from F.I.R. (popular Taiwanese trio band)
北京欢迎你 为你开天辟地
Beijing welcomes you, a brand new world has been created for you

49. 吴克群 齐峰 Wu Kequn & Qi Feng
流动中的魅力充满着朝气
The intoxicating spirit of sportsmanship fills the air

50. 5566 胡彦斌 Anson Hu (5566 is a famous Taiwanese boy band)
北京欢迎你 在太阳下分享呼吸
Beijing welcomes you, let us breathe the same air under the sun

51. 郑希怡 刀郎 Yumiko Cheng, Dao Lang (chinese voice with a Japanese name)
在黄土地刷新成绩
Break new records across our land

52. 纪敏佳 屠洪刚 吴彤 Ji Minjia, Tu Honggang & Wu Tong
北京欢迎你 像音乐感动你
Beijing welcomes you, we hope the melody touches your heart

53. 郭容 刘耕宏 腾格尔 Guo Rong, Liu Geng Hong & Teng Ge Er
让我们都加油去超越自己
Come on! Let’s exceed our limits.

54. 金莎 苏醒 韦嘉 Kitty Land Kym, Allen Su & Wei Jia
北京欢迎你 有梦想谁都了不起
Beijing welcomes you, if you dream you can achieve greatness.

55. 付丽珊 黄征 房祖名 Fu Lishan, Shawn, Jaycee Chan (Jaycee is Jackie Chan’s son)
有勇气就会有奇迹
Where there is courage there can be miracles.

56. Various artists singing together
北京欢迎你 有梦想谁都了不起
Beijing welcomes you, if you dream you can achieve greatness.
有勇气就会有奇迹
Where there is courage there can be miracles.
北京欢迎你 有梦想谁都了不起
Beijing welcomes you, if you dream you can achieve greatness.
有勇气就会有奇迹
Where there is courage there can be miracles.