The Asian Beach Games is a multi-sports event held every two years among athletes representing 45 National Olympic Committees of Asia. The Games are regulated by the Olympic Council of Asia. The Asian Beach Games celebrate cooperation and unity despite diversities. Athletes from a wide variety of nations are able to travel, meet new people, and bring back memories about the rest of the world to their home nations. The Asian Beach Games forge unity and friendship between their member nations by joining athletes, trainers, and officials together. The 5th Asian Beach Games is held in Viet Nam in 2016. The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), the highest governing body of sports in Asia, awarded the right to Viet Nam to host the 5th Asian Beach Games during the 16th Guangzhou Asian Games in November 2010.

The 5th Asian Beach Games is being pegged as the biggest ever in terms of the number of sports and participants that will revel in the pristine beaches of Da Nang – bringing into mind the sea, sun and sand – these attributes make Da Nang a complete sporting destination that offers a lot more, beyond its beauty. Visitors of Da Nang will be welcomed with the warm and beautiful smiles of its people, and will definitely be smitten by the distinct charm of the City.

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Sologan Of the games “SHINING SEA, BRIGHT FUTURE”

“Shining” means the glory that gathers and spreads from the sea. It also looks like the sunshine, with gentle and intense moments, representing an exciting beach sport event taking place in Asia. It highlights a dynamic and strong growing Asia with the power to inspire the world not only in sport but also the socioeconomy development of the continent in the future.

The slogan conveys a message from Viet Nam worldwide of a beautiful Viet Nam with glorious sunshine, blue sea, white sand, friendly and hospitable people that always express the solidarity and integration in a peaceful world for a bright future.

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