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Best Wishes to the East Asian Games from Ocean Park Hong Kong at “Hong Kong 2009 East Asian Games Mongolian Night”

2009-12-07

(7 Dec 2009 – Hong Kong) With the East Asian Games now fully under way, Ocean Park is pleased to be chosen by 2009 East Asian Games (Hong Kong) Limited to be among the must-see attractions for the visiting official VIPs and participants of the East Asian Games. Tonight, Ocean Park hosted the “Hong Kong 2009 East Asian Games Mongolian Night” and presented an enriching repertoire of cultural performances. At the welcoming ceremony, Ocean Park Chief Executive, Tom Mehrmann, the Hon. Timothy Fok, GBS, JP, Chairman of the 5th East Asian Games Planning Committee, and Dr Zagdsuren Demchigiav, President of the Mongolia National Olympic Committee, addressed the audience while a group of performers from “Splendid China” gave the khata, a traditional scarf that signifies respect, to the officiating guests, and wishing all the best for the East Asian Games.

After enjoying the unique Mongolian performances, guests and athletes also took the chance to visit various attractions at Ocean Park, including Ocean Express and Amazing Asian Animals.

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Photo 1: (From left) Dr Zagdsuren Demchigiav, Mr. Tom Mehrmann and the Hon. Timothy Fok, exchanged souvenirs on stage
Photo 1: (From left) Dr Zagdsuren Demchigiav, Mr. Tom Mehrmann and the Hon. Timothy Fok, exchanged souvenirs on stage
Photo 2: Performers from “Splendid China” offered our honorable guests the khata as a symbol of respect – (from left) The Hon. Timothy Fok, Mr. Tom Mehrmann and Chairman of the 2009 East Asian Games Organizing Committee, and Permanent Secretary of Home Affairs Mrs. Carrie Yau Tsang Ka-lai, JP.
Photo 2: Performers from “Splendid China” offered our honorable guests the khata as a symbol of respect – (from left) The Hon. Timothy Fok, Mr. Tom Mehrmann and Chairman of the 2009 East Asian Games Organizing Committee, and Permanent Secretary of Home Affairs Mrs. Carrie Yau Tsang Ka-lai, JP.
Photo 3: (From left) Mr. Tom Mehrmann, Mrs. Carrie Yau Tsang Ka-lai, The Hon. Timothy Fok, and Dr Zagdsuren Demchigiav welcomed the athletes with a team of Mongolian performers.
Photo 3: (From left) Mr. Tom Mehrmann, Mrs. Carrie Yau Tsang Ka-lai, The Hon. Timothy Fok, and Dr Zagdsuren Demchigiav welcomed the athletes with a team of Mongolian performers.