Asian Games 2010 begins with a glittering note!
Che Weiya, Director of the Guangzhou Asiad Opening Ceremony said, “Creativity plays an important role in our preparation. As the mother river of Guangzhou, Pearl River inspired us a lot”
Chen, Assistant Director for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Beijing 2008 Olympics, “Last time in Doha, the Asiad impressed the world with the Opening Ceremony forming a theme of desert. Four years later in Guangzhou, a water-themed arts show gave people another feeling about the Asiad and the city of Guangzhou.”
At the ceremony, Olympic diving champion He Chong ignited a traditional Chinese firecrackers whose flare shot up and lit the cauldron of the Guangzhou Asiad.