The Games also provided Singapore with an opportunity to test organisational and logistical capabilities in advance of the YOG. The flame lighting ceremony was held on June 28 at the Kallang Waterfront. The flame is then carried across the island in buses to arrive at the start of the three routes, named after the Olympic values of Friendship, Excellence and Respect. A total of 70 torchbearers were involved in day one of the relay. The relay ended at the Singapore Indoor Stadium where three athletes ran in with the torches and light the cauldron as asian youth games 2009 of the Asian youth games 2009 Ceremony celebrations. The song carries the message of hope and friendship and was composed by musician Iskandar Ismailand written jointly by Jose Raymond and Hoo Cher Liek. The logo, as described by Olympic Council of Asiarepresents excellence and victory that the athletes will bring during the Games.