The 2nd Asian Beach Games were held on the Al-Mussanah beach, from 8 December 2010 to 16 December 2010. Asian Beach Games were/are Oman’s biggest ever international sporting event, in which participated 1131 athletes from 43 Asian countries. Oman story, directed and produced by Croatian team of 97 people, was led by director Krešimir Dolenčić and producer Boris Kovaček and it began with the openinig ceremony, held on 8 December. Five thousand spectators attended the two-hour art performance which ended with spectacular fifteen-minute fireworks done by pyrotechnics Mirnovec, as well as millions of viewers around the world who watch the show, thanks to a live transmission of the famous American broadcaster ESPN. 2nd Asian Beach Games ended with the closing ceremony, held on 16 December.