SEA Video games 2023 ceremonies to be held to ‘Olympic’ commonplace


m the sun's rays as Prime Minister Hun Sen (R) looks on during a ceremony prior to the 32nd SEA Games at Angkor Wat temple in Siem Reap province on March 21, 2023

Cambodia’s King Norodom Sihamoni (2nd R) lights the torch with a candle lit from the solar’s rays as Prime Minister Hun Sen (R) seems on throughout a ceremony previous to the thirty second SEA Video games at Angkor Wat temple in Siem Reap province on March 21, 2023. The 2023 Southeast Asian Video games (SEA Video games) can be held from Might 5 to 17 in Cambodia. (Photograph by Ja Dina / AFP)

The opening and shutting ceremonies of the upcoming thirty second SEA Video games can be carried out at an “Olympic degree” commonplace whereas nonetheless being free for everybody who needs to attend, in keeping with Vath Chamroeun, secretary-general of the Cambodia SEA Video games Organising Committee (CAMSOC).

He made the remarks whereas presiding over an April 22 coaching course on hospitality for presenters, held on the Ministry of Nationwide Defence.

“With the SEA Video games, there are two factors of nice success: First, the opening and shutting ceremonies, particularly the opening ceremony. We’ve got to carry essentially the most superb ceremony ever and do it on the Olympic degree, not on the regional degree as others have, and everybody will see for themselves this superb facet.

“The second success can be well-organized sports activities venues and smoothly-run competitions. Cambodia’s athletes have additionally skilled arduous and enhanced the extent of high quality in lots of sports activities for these video games,” he stated.

The April 22 coaching course was attended by about 500 volunteers. Audio system included Phat Vibolsopheak, deputy chairman of the protocol committee; Phan Yinyoura, deputy chief of protocol; and Tai Lida, everlasting vice-president of CAMSOC protocol.

Chamroeun stated that these two anticipated areas of success will now rely upon the volunteers and their capability to work collectively in solidarity and have endurance whereas endeavor their roles in keeping with their respective abilities.

He reiterated that the volunteers are the life’s blood of the video games and very important to Cambodia’s success at internet hosting them. He stated that if the volunteers don’t do their jobs, the video games can be paralyzed.

Cambodia has over 6,000 volunteers, together with staff from nationwide sports activities federations. In complete, together with paid employees positions, there are almost 10,000 individuals who can be engaged on the video games in some capability.

“These two factors can solely achieve success if all of our volunteers do the work and supply high quality service. Crucial factor we wish from this occasion is to earn a very good status for Cambodia.

“We’re selling the respect of Cambodia, which has a very good basis, nice magnificence and deep cultural worth to the world. That’s why [defense minister and CAMSOC president] Tea Banh instructed all of the working teams to wholeheartedly cooperate and present inside solidarity to keep away from all conflicts,” he added.


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