30 Jan '11, 5pm

Asian Games: Asian Winter Games officially open

Asian Games: Asian Winter Games officially open

ALMATY, Kazakhstan: The seventh edition of the Asian Winter Games was officially opened on Sunday in Kazakhstan's capital Astana in a spectacular three-hour ceremony staged at the city's indoor football stadium. The event curtain-raising show began with a dramatised performance based on traditional Kazakh epic poems accompanied by a group of ethnic drummers, which was followed by a volley of red fireworks. The procession of the athletes continued the performance under the watchful gazes of the International Olympic Committee chief Jacques Rogge, Kazakhstan president Nursultan Nazarbayev and several other heads of Asian states. The Games participants, who paraded in front of a capacity 30,000 local crowd at the arena were all given warm receptions, but that was nothing compared to the deafening welcoming roar, when the hosts' team entered the stadium last by tradition. Kaza...

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