HomePortalGalleryRegisterLog in

Share | 
 

 Glorious Opening Ceremony for 2010 FIBA World Championship

Go down 
AuthorMessage
Magic Man13
Admin
Admin
avatar

Posts : 1762
Join date : 2010-06-11
Age : 45
Location : Batangas City

PostSubject: Glorious Opening Ceremony for 2010 FIBA World Championship    Fri Aug 27, 2010 12:37 pm



ISTANBUL (2010 FIBA World Championship) - The FIBA World Championship will have a glamorous and exciting opening ceremony on Friday night at the Sinan Erdem Arena in Istanbul, Turkey.

The world famous Cirque du Soleil will be among the star attractions at the show, which gets underway at 9:15pm local time.

The event will be broadcast in 172 countries and will also be shown on fibatv.com.

Dervish Performance and Jannisary Band of Musicians, the great production of the Anatolian Fire Dance Group Troya, Sezen Aksu, Fatih Erkoç, Müslüm Gürses, Harris Alexiou as well as Italian tenor Alessandro Safina will be part of the ceremony.

Turkey Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, state Minister Frauk Nafiz Özak and FIBA President Bob Elphinston will give welcome speeches ahead of the 24-team basketball extravaganza, which tips off in Istanbul, Ankara, Kayseri and Izmir on Saturday.

The ceremony will end with a World Championship Song to be sung by 300 children from 110 countries.

The children have taken part in the Children of the World Project, an initiative that allowed basketball federations in the FIBA zones to send a boy, a girl and a young basketball coach to Istanbul to take part in social and cultural exchanges.

All members of the press are welcome to attend the opening ceremony.
Back to top Go down
 
Glorious Opening Ceremony for 2010 FIBA World Championship
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» $600 a seat for Gold Coast CG Opening Ceremony in 2018
» FIBA World Championship for Women
» 2010 WAF World Armwrestling Championship, Mesquite, Nevada - Dec 5th - 12th
» Kiteboarding Wave World Championship 2011
» WAF World Championships 2011 - Nov. 28th - Dec. 4th - Almaty, Kazakhstan

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Basketbol ng Pilipinas :: Other League :: The US Dream Team-
Jump to: