Video Recordings: Opening Ceremony & Live Performances – Dubai 2016 Jubilee Games – Project Organizing Volunteers who made it happen

 

 

The Opening Ceremony on 23 July in Dubai marked the official start of the 2016 Jubilee Games. The 10 000-strong audience erupted in ovation over and over again, as thousands more around the world streamed it live at TheIsmaili.org.

If the event unfolded flawlessly, it was because of the huge amount of time and effort that was put into its choreography.

Jenny Datoo, organiser of both the opening and closing ceremonies, says her core team of 12 began the planning process back in July 2015. She guesses that they — together with another 28 who make up the full team of 40 volunteers — each put in at least 20 hours per week on the project over the past four to five months.

That doesn’t include the 40 performers who rehearsed non-stop, and have been working on their crafts for years.

More at the source: theismaili.org/jubileegames

 

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