‘Mabuhay tayong lahat’: SEA Games opening ceremony praised by celebs

/ 11:52 AM December 01, 2019
Philippines SEA Games Opening

Philippine delegates wave during the opening ceremony of the 30th South East Asian Games. Image: AP/Aaron Favila

Celebrities tipped their hats to the opening ceremony of the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games at the Philippine Arena which was held last Saturday, Nov. 30.

Some congratulated the organizers for the execution of the event, while others swelled with pride when our team took centerstage.


“The opening ceremony of the sea games looked amazing!!!” said actress Anne Curtis on her Twitter page today, Dec. 1.

“Mr. Pure Energy” Gary Valenciano claimed he could not help but feel pride when he saw our team and athletes yesterday, Nov. 30.

“Naiiyak ako (I got teary-eyed) with pride seeing the entire TEAM PHILIPPINES take center stage.”


Even the former “Darna” actress Angel Locsin gave the ceremony her stamp of approval today.

“[I]t’s a yes for me!” she said.

Musician Jim Paredes, despite not being able to watch the show live, also congratulated the people responsible for the event.

“Congrats to the organizers and artists. Ok athletes [do] your best. Mabuhay tayong lahat! Go Philippines,” Paredes said yesterday. 

The opening ceremony marked the official start of the SEA Games here in the Philippines from Nov. 30 to Dec. 11. Several notable artists also performed for the SEA Games crowd, including KZ Tandingan, Apl.de.ap,  Lani Misalucha, Robert Seña and Aicelle Santos. JB


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