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Reporter: 100 day countdown ceremony for Asian Games

08-04-2010 10:56 BJT

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When the opening ceremonies for the Guangzhou Games are held, a special Pearl River Cruise will be a big part of the kick off, as for the first time ever, it will be an island opening ceremony. Full Story>>

For more on preparations ahead of the Asian Games, we are joined live on the phone now by our reporter Qu Shang in Guangzhou.

Q: Good morning, Qu Shang, we are now 100 days away from the start of the Asian Games.

What is the feeling there in Guanzhou as the Games get closer and closer?

Q: An event of this size will require a huge effort from volunteers, what can you tell us about this aspect of the Games preparations?

Q: Tonight, a big celebration will take place in the form of the 100 day countdown ceremony. It sounds like it will be a special night.

Editor:Zhang Ning |Source: CNTV

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