Minister Lawrence Wong posts preview of SEA Games opening ceremony

Performers rehearsing for the SEA Games opening ceremony. Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong gave fans a brief taste of what to expect at the upcoming sporting event with a glimpse of the rehearsals, promising that there would al
Performers rehearsing for the SEA Games opening ceremony. Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong gave fans a brief taste of what to expect at the upcoming sporting event with a glimpse of the rehearsals, promising that there would also be "surprise elements". -- SCREENGRAB FROM FACEBOOK/LAWRENCE WONG

SINGAPORE - Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong whetted sports fans' appetite by posting a sneak peek of the upcoming South-east Asia (SEA) Games opening ceremony online on Monday.

In a video answer to questions about the SEA Games on his Facebook page, he said that there will be some "surprise elements" in the opening ceremony on June 5.

"I think we are going to see some special elements with our former athletes, with some special guests... I shouldn't say anymore as I really want to keep some things under wraps," Mr Wong said.

The video included about 30 seconds of footage from the opening ceremony rehearsals.

 

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Thank you for your questions about the @SEA Games 2015 and Team Singapore, do keep your questions coming in. Here’s my first video answer about the Game’s opening ceremony. I’ve included an exclusive sneak peak just for you. What do you think? #videoQnAwithLawrence

Posted by Lawrence Wong on Monday, 25 May 2015

He also asked members of the public to send in more questions and feedback about the Games.

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