JAKARTA PALEMBANG 2018 CEREMONIES
We built a mountain, moved the ocean, and played with a LOT of fire.
FiveCurrents created and produced Asia’s biggest sporting event, the Opening and Closing Ceremonies for the 2018 Asian Games. The dazzling opening ceremony showcased Indonesia with its rich cultural diversity, magnificent natural wonders and warm and welcoming people. The ceremony was attended by 42,000 people and broadcast to more than 1 billion around the world.
5000 cast and crew welcomed officials from 45 countries and 12,000 athletes to the inaugural event, which celebrated the “Energy of Asia.” The ceremony showcased an immense magical mountain — the largest piece of scenery ever built for a ceremony — complete with a fiery volcano and a real waterfall of more than 70 tons of water.