Cambodia Puts on Spectacular Opening Ceremony for 2023 ASEAN Para Games

The 2023 ASEAN Para Games was officially opened with pomp and pageantry at Morodok Techo National Stadium here tonight with the participation of over 2,000 amazing athletes from all over the South East Asian region.

With the theme ‘Sports: Live In Peace’, the opening ceremony featured a colourful fireworks display that wowed the 70,000-strong audience and showcased a unique Cambodian performance entitled Khmer Heart. 

The 48-member strong Malaysian contingent, including 34 athletes, was led by chef de mission Noor Syahieda Mat Shah and boccia athlete Angeline Melissa Lawas as the Jalur Gemilang flagbearer, marching into the stadium as the fourth country in the procession, smartly dressed in their yellow-black jerseys and track pants bearing the Jalur Gemilang logo.

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