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Incheon Asiad Hall opens at Main Stadium


06 Oct 2015
Incheon, Korea, October 6, 2015: More than 2,000 people attended the opening of the Incheon Asiad Hall looking back on the 17th Asian Games-Incheon 2014 and took part in the walking festival at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium on Sunday, October 4. Celebrating the one-year anniversary of the Incheon Asian Games, the Incheon Asiad Hall opened its doors to offer visitors a chance to remember the moments of passion and look around a variety of Games legacies.

The Incheon Asian Games Liquidation Committee, led by President Kwon Kyung-sang, organised the opening ceremony of the Incheon Asiad Hall and the walking festival where more than 2,000 locals and Games staff took part at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium at 9:30 a.m. on October 4, 2015.

Yoo Jeong-bok, Mayor of Incheon Metropolitan City, No Kyung-soo, Chairman of Incheon Metropolitan Council, Kim Young-soo, the former President of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee, along with volunteers, Games staff and Incheon citizens had a chance to look around the Asiad Hall and the main stadium.

Numerous events including the torch relay and lighting by Kwon Kyung-sang and Asian Games medalists Kim Kwang-jin (table tennis), Shin Jong-hun (boxing) and Kim Mina (fencing), girl band Holics, Special Forces martial arts and aerobics caught the eyes of visitors.

The Incheon Asiad Hall located on the fourth floor of the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium is divided into 12 themes containing a wide range of exhibits including the welcome video with 45 monitors representing the participating NOCs, torch relay experience, video room, photo zone with wax figures, panorama display, VISION 2014 story and virtual sports zone.

In particular, the main exhibition hall features the Games history, 2014 AG preparations, stories of athletes from 45 NOCs including DPR Korea, photo zone with the victory stand, the Asian Para Games story and the book café where visitors are offered a chance to look back on the 17 Asian Games while reading through books about the Games.

Being the one of proud legacies of the Incheon Asian Games, the Incheon Asiad Hall boasts over 9,000 Games-related exhibits along with numerous hands-on experience activities.
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