SEA Games 2019 opening ceremony - updates

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After mishaps, SEA Games redemption comes in grand opening ceremonies

Dec 01, 2019 - 2:15 AM

Days after dealing with hosting woes, the Philippines officially kicks off the 2019 SEA Games with a hitch-free opening ceremonies

WIN AS ONE. Filipino athletes and sports officials proudly wave the Philippine flag in the opening ceremonies, showing their unity as the Philippines seeks its first overall SEA Games title in 14 years. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Pia Magalona thanks Iñigo Pascual, KZ Tandingan, and son Elmo for SEA Games 2019 opening ceremonies performance

Nov 30, 2019 - 11:08 PM

The artists performed a medley of songs by Francis Magalona

TAYO'Y MGA PINOY. Elmo Magalona, KZ Tandingan, and Iñigo Pascual display their rap skills as they perform a medley of Master Rapper Francis Magalona's songs at the SEA Games 2019 opening ceremonies. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Duterte jives to 'Manila' in SEA Games 2019 opening ceremonies

Nov 30, 2019 - 10:52 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte gets jiggy with it to Hotdog's OPM classic 'Manila'

CHILL. A laid-back President Rodrigo Duterte graces the 2019 Southeast Asian Games opening ceremonies. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Performances at the SEA Games 2019 opening ceremonies

Nov 30, 2019 - 10:15 PM

The show highlights Filipino culture through song numbers, dances, backdrops, and costumes

WIN AS ONE. Filipino singers including Jed Madela, Apl.de.ap, Lani Misalucha, the TNT Boys, KZ Tandingan, Robert Seña, Elmo Magalona, and Aicelle Santos come together to sing the SEA Games 2019 official song 'We Win As One' at the opening ceremonies. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Trip down memory lane as Filipino icons grace SEA Games 2019 opening

Nov 30, 2019 - 10:09 PM

Eight Filipino sporting legends gather for one night and take centerstage in a memorable SEA Games spectacle

LEGENDS ONLY. Filipino icons (from left, clockwise) Lydia de Vega, Akiko Thomson, Eric Buhain, Alvin Patrimonio, Bong Coo, Efren 'Bata' Reyes, Onyok Velasco, and Paeng Nepomuceno serve as flagbearers in the Southeast Asian Games opening ceremonies. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: SEA Games 2019 Opening Ceremonies

Nov 30, 2019 - 7:20 PM

The 2019 Southeast Asian Games officially unfolds with a glitzy opening ceremony at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan on Saturday, November 30

SEA Games 2019: Expect a 'Super Bowl halftime' opening show

Nov 30, 2019 - 2:48 PM

The 2019 Southeast Asian Games officially kicks off with an opening ceremony featuring top Filipino artists and a display of world-class technology

BIG SHOW. Filipino fans start to gather at the Philippine Arena in Bulacan for the opening of the 30th Southeast Asian Games on November 30, Saturday. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler