1. a convoy of LED-lighted trishaws arrives at Stadium Azlan Shah, Ipoh

1. a convoy of LED-lighted trishaws arrives at Stadium Azlan Shah, Ipoh

Simple yet meaningful, the 25th Silver Jubilee Sultan Azlan Shah Cup kicked off in a colourful ceremony which included a spectacular display of fireworks.

2. the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup is lifted by two hockey Olympians onto the grand stand

2. the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup is lifted by two hockey Olympians onto the grand stand

As you may have already read, this invitational international men’s field hockey is the longest running ever, but it has never had an “official opening ceremony” all these years.

3. HRH Sultan Perak Sultan Nazrin Shah places the Cup on its stand

3. HRH Sultan Perak Sultan Nazrin Shah places the Cup on its stand

2016 is special because it is the Silver Jubilee Edition. Yes, that’s 25 years of hockey!

4. a short presentation on the screen + GLORIOUS 25 years

4. a short presentation on the screen + GLORIOUS 25 years

The Sultan Azlan Shah Cup was brought to Stadium Azlan Shah in Ipoh in a convoy of LED-lighted trishaws that Melaka is famous for.

5. a spectacular fireworks display

5. a spectacular fireworks display

As for what else transpired at the event, check out my photos.

6. guest singer who presented the song Lagenda

6. guest singer who presented the song Lagenda

Event: 2016 25th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Opening Ceremony
Venue: Stadium Azlan Shah, Ipoh
Date: 6th April, 2016
Time: 8pm

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