Here's Asian Games 2018 opening ceremony highlights Thank you for watching the #OpeningCeremonyAsianGames2018! Did you enjoy the show? See you at the games! #OpeningAG2018 #AsianGames2018 pic.twitter.com/lzlaZ0OVv6 — Asian Games 2018 (@asiangames2018) August 18, 2018
The Asian games 2018 begin with a spectacular opening ceremony today at Gelora Bung Karno (GBK) main stadium in Jakarta. For the first time in the history of the Asian Games, also known as Asiad Games, the sporting event will be hosted by two cities — Jakarta and Palembang. The pan-Asian multi-sport tournament returns to Indonesia after a gap of fifty-six year, having been held last in Jakarta in 1962. The Asian Games 2018 opening ceremony is scheduled to feature renowned Indonesian singers such as Anggun, Raisa, Tulus, Edo Kondologit, Putri Ayu, Fatin, GAC, Kamasean and Via Vallen. The stage of opening ceremony — which measures 120 metres in length, 30 metres in width and 26 metres in height — will showcase a towering mountain in the background, accompanied by plants and flowers unique to the host nation.