By Agencies
Guangzhou- The Asian Games 2010 has begun here at Guangzhou with a glittering note. China amused the world with the opening ceremony of the games on a Pearl River island on Friday.

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.

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