Fireworks are an everyday characteristic in the course of the opening or closing ceremony of a sporting occasion however the opening ceremony of the Asian Video games in Hangzhou, which shall be staged on 23 September, is not going to characteristic conventional fireworks efficiency.
“The opening ceremony of the Hangzhou Asian Games will break the tradition of having fireworks performance, as we are sticking to a green philosophy in hosting the event,” mentioned Sha Xiaolan, the final director of the video games’ opening ceremony, mentioned on Sunday.
“As we want to reduce the carbon emissions as much as possible, so we have decided to cut the fireworks performances.”
Sha, nevertheless, added that new applied sciences like visible results and sound exhibits shall be used to speak with the viewers on the theme of “people, beauty and emotions”
“The most important thing is that we want to spread our philosophy of environmental protection, and that’s why we finally made the decision,” Sha added.
Whereas the Asian Video games formally begins on 23 September, some occasions together with soccer, volleyball and cricket will begin on 19 September.
India are sending a mega contingent of 655 athletes who will participate in 39 completely different sports activities.
In 2018, India got here eighth within the standings and received 70 medals together with 16 gold, 23 silver and 31 bronze medals. This was India’s greatest ever medal haul at an Asian Video games.