11 Nov '11, 5pm

Southeast Asian Games kicks off to rousing start in Palembang, Indonesia

Southeast Asian Games kicks off to rousing start in Palembang, Indonesia

A spectacular display of fireworks and lasers during the opening ceremony of the 26th Sea Games wowed audience in Jakabaring Stadium in Indonesia, 11th Nov 2011. -- PHOTO: ZAOBAO By Terrence Voon PALEMBANG - The 26th edition of the SEA Games kicked off in the rain on Friday night, as South Sumatra sparkled with a bewitching laser-and-light show that paraded the region's rich blend of history and modernity. Fireworks burst over the night sky as part of a US$10 million (S$12.9 million) show that featured 3,500 performers, who braved the rain to put across their message of Asean solidarity. But the opening ceremony was not immune from the hiccups which dominated the shaky lead-up to the biennial sports event. Poor Internet connectivity during the three-hour showpiece at the Sriwijaya Stadium marred transmission of photos from media photographers. To make matters worse, the li...

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