JM Oran 2022: a splendid and grandiose opening ceremony

The opening ceremony of the 19th edition of the Mediterranean Games Oran-2022 is a total success. The city of El-Bahia lived yesterday a historic and unforgettable evening which will remain forever engraved in the memory of the Algerians, the Oranais in particular. A ceremony during which the history of Algeria and its value in the Mediterranean was highlighted.

The President of the Republic, Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, kicked off the opening ceremony of JM Oran-2022. A ceremony marked by the presence of several personalities. We quote in particular, the Emir of the State of Qatar, his Highness Sheikh Tamim Ben Hamad Al-Thani, guest of honor.

A hundred musicians composed the symphony orchestra of the festival. The latter included ensemble artistic movements over an area of ​​9,000 square meters and 500 drones were used for this purpose, in addition to a sound and light show and pyrotechnic games.

Indeed, the artistic presentation of the opening ceremony included twenty paintings with the participation of 800 people, including artists, dancers, image and lighting technicians. The scenario highlighted the many facets of Algerian culture in general, that of the western region and the city of Oran in particular, the impact of Algerian culture in the Mediterranean basin as well as the contribution of Algerian personalities to human civilization at the level of the Mediterranean basin.

What impressed those present was undoubtedly the 500 drone cameras that flew over the sky of Oran. They formed tables of all relevant sports in the competition. We cite, among other things, cycling, athletics, handball or even swimming.

The world press praises Algeria

Those present at the opening ceremony of JM Oran-2022 are unanimous in saying that the latter is a total success. The world press praised Algeria.

“I thank the President for inviting me to attend the opening ceremony of the 19th edition of the Mediterranean Games in El-Bahia Oran. I wish good luck to all the participants in the competition.” Tweeted the Qatari Emir Tamim Ben Hamad. “The ceremony was a total success. Frankly, Algeria has honored the Arab world”. Said Egyptian Sports Minister Achraf Sobhi.

The world press celebrated the opening ceremony of JM Oran-2022. The least we can say is that she was full of praise for Algeria. The site “BeIn Sports” titled its paper: “Magnificent opening of the JM”. We can also read on the site “Al-Arabi Al-Jadid”: “Opening of the JM in Oran in a historic atmosphere”, or even “Al-Ain Al-Ikhbariya”: “Oran 2022…An impressive opening ceremony” . The French site “” also made a feature of the opening ceremony with a laudatory title: “The kick-off of the 19th edition of the JM was given under an enthusiastic atmosphere and a mass presence of 40,000 viewers”.

Leave a Comment