The Asian Games 2018 premieres with a specta cular opening ceremony
Relive the glorious Asian Games 2018 opening ceremony, and three pretty weddings moments
The 18th Asian Games 2018 officially opened in Jakarta and Palembang on August 18 with a spectacular opening ceremony held in Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta. President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo made a dramatic entrance on a Paspampres motorbike, which became a trending topic on the Internet, followed by a colossal Ratoh Jaroe dance from Aceh performed by 1,600 high-school students from 18 high schools in Jakarta. The ceremony was divided into four different segments: water, earth, fire, and Energy of Asia. INASGOC Chairman Erick Thohir and President of Olympic Council of Asia Sheikh Fahad Al- Sabah delivered an inspiring speech at the start of ceremony. Top singers such as Raisa, Rossa, Tulus, Anggun, and many more were also seen gracing the stage with their beautiful voices. The successful show was the result of an amazing team— Creative Director Wishnutama, music directors Addie MS and Ronald Steven, choreographers Denny Malik and Eko Supriyanto, as well as fashion designers Dynand Fariz and Rinaldy A. Yunardi.
The grandeur of the opening ceremony One of the traditional dances performed during the opening ceremony Mr Anindya Bakrie and Mr Rosan P. Roeslani HE Trevor Donald Matheson and HE Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Yusof bin Haji Abdul Rahman
the insider President Joko Widodo, First Lady Iriana Joko Widodo, Mrs Mufidah Kalla and Vice President Jusuf Kalla
Mr Idrus Marham Mr Erwin Aksa Mr Bima Arya Sugiarto and Mr Maruarar Sirait Mr Hery Gunardi Mr Ganjar Pranowo Mr Eddy Kuntadi, Mr Sharif Cicip Sutarjo, Mrs Titiek Soeharto and Mr Rachmat Gobel Mrs Mien Uno Mr Garibaldi Thohir and Mr Bahlil Lahadalia Mr Kartika Wirjoatmodjo Mr Gatot Nurmantyo Mr and Mrs Rahadi Ramelan, Mrs Yanie Moedjiono, Mrs Elizabeth Tjandra Thohir, Mrs Edna Thohir, Mrs Evy Sandra, Mrs Hireka Vitaya and Mr Edy Moedjiono HE Vincent Guerrend and Mr Ilham Akbar HabibieHE Sheikh Ahmad Mr Erick Thohir and Fahad Al-sabah Mr Airlangga Hartarto, Mr Ravindra Airlangga Hartarto and Mr Dinesvara Airlangga Hartarto