HANOI – On the evening of May 10, at My Dinh Stadium, many art performances with Vietnamese characteristics
HÀ NỘI — Nearly 2,000 soldiers, artists, athletes, and students from 14 art and sports units have been mobilised to participate in a special art programme in the opening and closing ceremonies of the SEA Games 31, which take place in Ha Noi on May 12-23.
Members of the units organised rehearsals in five groups at five different locations. The main rehearsal began on May 4 at the Mỹ Đình National Stadium.
The opening ceremony's art programme focused on traditional cultural elements of Viet Nam and other Southeast Asian countries.
The director team has worked with the Ha Noi Department of Culture and Sports and the Viet Nam Olympic Committee to contact countries and request that they submit unique photos of their country, people, culture, and art for display at the 31st Southeast Asian Games' opening ceremony.
Logos and mascots of 40 different sports were also shown.
To promote Ha Noi as an appealing and safe venue, publicity campaigns as well as preparations for logistics, tourism, medical, and information technology services for the biggest regional sports event have been launched.
In addition, the municipal administration has put in place procedures to ensure the event's security and safety.
The Ha Noi youth union has finished recruiting and training 3,000 volunteers to assist with activities at competition venues in the city. VNS