the opening ceremony of the 2018 Asian Games, featuring a stage with a total weight of 600 tons and a length of 135 meters, a width of 30 meters, and a height of 26 meters, is one of the largest and highest stage ever in the opening ceremony a kind.
Answering the curiosity of the community, the opening ceremony of the 2018 Asian Games to be held on August 18, 2018 at the Bung Karno Main Stadium will showcase the concept of natural beauty and indigenous cultural diversity of Indonesia.
A beautiful mountain is filled with more than 12,775 plants and flowers, with an area of more than 1350 square meters and flowing waterfalls are fed 140,000 liters of water and stretches 3000 square meters of green grass that beautify the beauty.
The above concept is reinforced with projector and lighting technology that will make everything more beautiful. Then, built a hidden tunnel along approximately 50 meters so that the performers will be able to perform movements across the stage area.
Wishnutama, Creative Director of the opening ceremony of the 2018 Asian Games, said, “It should be the pride of all of us, that the grandeur of this stage is the work of 350 children of the nation. The mountain-shaped stage is currently still in progress and since the beginning of the work until completion is estimated to take three months.”
“The stage consists of 175 parts created manually by craftsmen who are in Bandung and Jakarta. It is very important for us to showcase the natural beauty and cultural diversity of Indonesia in the opening ceremony of the 2018 Asian Games, to strengthen our pride and love towards the nation and the country,” said Wishnutama.