Opening Ceremony of the World Games 2009 Kaohsiung

Almost a year after the Beijing Olympics, the spotlight shined on Southern Taiwan last night, as the curtain drawn up for the opening ceremony of the World Games 2009 Kaohsiung. Lets take a look at some of the highlights of the extravaganza from the islands second largest city and one of the worlds busiest ports, Kaohsiung. For more news and videos visit ☛ ntd.tv Follow us on Twitter ☛ http Add us on Facebook ☛ on.fb.me Around 40000 audience members start to move their way into this eye-catching and world number-one solar powered main stadium for Taiwans first ever multi-sporting international event. Behind me is the main stadium for the Opening Ceremony of the World Games 2009, held here at the 2nd largest city of Taiwan – Kaohsiung. We can see it is starting to get packed with people. Taiwanese people, especially Kaohsiung locals, have been waiting eagerly for this moment since Kaohsuing was chosen as host city 4 years ago. [Audience]: This is Taiwans first time hosting a large international sporting event, and its the prime opportunity for Taiwan to shine on the international stage [Audience]: I think all Kaohsiung citizens feel honored to be hosting this international event and being able to take part is absolutely fantastic! International events may not be possible without the contributions of 4000 volunteers. [A Volunteer]: The government (organiser) did a lot of preparation, they started to train us since last November. We have been taught how to well-serve <b>…<b>

12 thoughts on “Opening Ceremony of the World Games 2009 Kaohsiung

  1. The world games in Kaohsiung can by international seeing.Let everyone know that Taiwan is a country.We do not belong to a Chinese part. I can attend this opening ceremony, which have moved to my heart.

  2. I am an American Taiwanese in California; and I am so proud of myself to be born in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Thanks for this film.

  3. Please… World games for what kind of sports ?
    The soccer is next year.
    The olympic is after 3 years..can you explain more about this event.
    Thank you,
    Fantastic Stadium.

  4. oppps, you’re wrong, world games are every 4 (four) years, exactly 1 year after the olympics games. The main difference are the sports . Soccer ,e.g., in in Olympics and not in world games.

  5. but mrben12309 rhythmic gymmnastics got into the world games AND the olympics so i dont get that

  6. Awesome!!!!! Hopefully one day Taiwan gets to held the FIFA world cup and Olympic games. Long Live Taiwan!!!!!

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