2015 AFC Asian Cup Chooses Consortium Involved In 2008 Beijing Opening Ceremony
Sport event specialist Twenty3 Sport + Entertainment and technology firm Spinifex Group will produce the Opening Ceremony of the 2015 Asian Football Confederation Asian Cup, according to Zjan Shirinian of INSIDE THE GAMES. Local Organizing Committee CEO Michael Brown announced the appointment. The consortium of the two companies "will also produce 'other creative elements of the tournament.'" It has "previously worked on the opening ceremonies of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics and Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics, as well as events closer to home, including the Austrian Open tennis tournament" (INSIDE THE GAMES, 6/30).