The opening ceremony of the 19th Asian Games will be held at 8pm today at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center Stadium.
Tonight, the "digital torchbearers" will light up the main torch tower of the Hangzhou Asian Games together with the last torchbearer. This will be the first digital lighting ceremony of the Asian Games.
''What I most want to see is the pyrotechnics and the acrobatic show. ''MD AHMEDUR RAHMAN, a team official of the Bangladesh Olympic Committee, told a reporter from GDToday.
ABHIRAM SINGH YADAV, an official of the Indonesian Olympic Committee, said, "Tonight's opening ceremony is a big thing. We are looking forward to watching the marching of all the nations in the opening ceremony as a symbol that the world is back to sports, back to normal. China is showing to the world that today the world is recovered together and recovered stronger."
According to Chen Weiqiang, Chief Spokesperson of Hangzhou Asian Games, the opening ceremony will show friendship between China, Asia and the world through 3 parts, including Chinese culture, culture along Qiantang River and global unity.
Reporters: Steven Yuen, Axin and Alice Fung reported from Hangzhou
Editor: Wing Zhang