Netizens praise ‘spectacular’ SEA Games 2019 opening ceremonies

Kaye Cabal
What's your favorite moment during the 2019 Southeast Asian Games opening ceremonies?

MANILA, Philippines – It was definitely a proud moment for Filipinos.

The 2019 Southeast Asian Games officially opened with a stunning opening ceremony at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan on Saturday, November 30. (HIGHLIGHTS: SEA Games 2019 Opening Ceremonies)

Not everyone may have watched the ceremonies live at the arena but spectators surely made their voices heard on social media as #SEAGames2019 and #30thSEAGames lorded over the Twitter trending topics in the Philippines and worldwide.

From world-class performances to impressive stage design and production, netizens tweeted praises and cheers as Filipinos shared their thoughts on the opening ceremonies this year.

Here’s another highlight moment: greatest Filipino athletes coming together in one stage. (READ: Trip down memory lane as Filipino icons grace SEA Games opening)

Looks like President Rodrigo Duterte enjoyed the opening ceremonies as well.

Check out more tweets below:

What’s your favorite moment during the 2019 Southeast Asian Games opening ceremonies? Let us know in the comments! 


Kaye Cabal

Kaye Cabal leads Rappler’s Digital Communications team and has been with Rappler since 2014. Her interest in and dedication to social media grew deeper with her love and passion for Philippine sports. She is a BS Development Communication graduate of UP Los Baños.