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2018 Asian Para Games Opening Ceremony Theme: ‘From Disability to Ability‘

2018 Asian Para Games (INAPGOC)

JAKARTA, NNC - Organizing Committee of the 2018 Asian Para Games (INAPGOC) said the opening ceremony of the 2018 Asian Para Games on October 6 in Jakarta will carry a special theme.

"Especially for the opening ceremony of the Asian Para Games, there is a separate theme that we have prepared. The theme is 'From Disability to Ability'," INAPGOC PR and Media Director, Muhammad Farhan said at the West Merdeka 9 Forum at the Ministry of Communication and Information Office, Jakarta, Monday (10/1/2018).

"In addition to showing that Indonesia is a powerful nation, the Asian Para Games are also a stage for equality, not pity and sorry, for all people with disabilities. That is the message we want to convey," Farhan added.

Furthermore, he said the opening ceremony of the 2018 Asian Para Games will be enlivened with the appearance of various artists, including Armand Maulana, Once Mekel, Maudy Ayunda and others.

"Then, there are also singers with disabilities who will enliven the opening of the 2018 Asian Para Games. We hope that the audience will be entertained and share the enthusiasm fueled by the athletes," Farhan said.