Secretary Chui receives the flag at the closing ceremony 2005-11-18  MAIGOC

  After nine days of competition and related activities since November 12, the first edition of Asian Indoor Games will be announced officially closed this evening by the closing ceremony held at the Arena of the Huamark Sport Complex at 17:00. The Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture of the Macao SAR Fernando Chui Sai On, will receive the flag of OCA in a position of the representative of the host city of the next edition of the Games. These handovers signify the transfer of the hosting right of Macau 2007, 2nd Asian Indoor Games. To celebrate the precious moment, 28 students from Kao Yip Middle School of Macau will give an 8-minute performance called Blooming Lotuses. Among the audience at the ceremony are guest delegation of Macau composed of the president of Macau Olympic Committee Eddie Laam and MOC members.

  The evening show is composed of five performances, namely Road to Hearties Glory, Road to Sky-high Thai, Road to Promise & Memory, Road to Star Hope and The Asian Stars Ever Onward, out of which, the particular closing remark and Macaus show will start right after the fourth performance. In two hours, the evening show will feature Thai characteristics and illustrate the friendship and amicability of Asian people.

  The China-Macau sport delegation will return on November 20 by a charter flight.