My Dinh Stadium makes "urgent" preparations for 31st SEA Games opening ceremony

There are less than 10 days left until the opening ceremony of the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) at My Dinh Stadium on May 12. Currently, relevant departments and units are still rushing to complete the installation of the stage, sound and lighting systems, as well as other facilities for the opening ceremony.

My Dinh Stadium has a capacity of more than 40,000 seats. The entirety of stand B will be used as a performance stage. Stand A will be for officials from other countries, delegates and guests. Stands C and D will be used as seats for sports delegations to attend. In addition to the 31 members marching in the yard, each delegation is allowed to send 100 members to the audience. (Photo: THANH DAT)
My Dinh Stadium has a capacity of more than 40,000 seats. The entirety of stand B will be used as a performance stage. Stand A will be for officials from other countries, delegates and guests. Stands C and D will be used as seats for sports delegations to attend. In addition to the 31 members marching in the yard, each delegation is allowed to send 100 members to the audience. (Photo: THANH DAT)
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Aerial view of the stage for the 31st SEA Games’ opening ceremony. (Photo: THANH DAT)

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The opening ceremony will feature image and graphic projection technologies on an area covering more than 7,000 square metres at My Dinh Stadium. High-tech AR, XR, Visual technology systems, and modern sound and light systems will bring unprecedented visual interactions to the event in Vietnam. (Photo: THANH DAT)

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As planned, art troupes will have three days for the rehearsal of performances, on May 6, May 8, and May 10. (Photo: THANH DAT)

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According to the report of general director Tran Ly Ly, the preparation steps for the event on the night of May 12 have been basically completed. (Photo: THANH DAT)

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A lot of machines and equipment for the construction have been arranged at My Dinh Stadium. (Photo: THANH DAT)

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Projectors and lighting systems are arranged in many positions throughout the stadium. The organising board is expected to install 44 modern projectors to serve the 31st SEA Games opening ceremony. (Photo: THANH DAT)

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A grand stage with modern technology equipment is also under construction, My Dinh Stadium will become splendid like never before at the opening ceremony of SEA Games 31 on the evening of May 12. (Photo: THANH DAT)

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The installation of the stage, sound and light systems, and facilities for the opening ceremony of SEA Games 31 is being urgently completed at My Dinh Stadium. (Photo: THANH DAT)

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Hundreds of construction workers are rushing to complete the works at My Dinh stadium in preparation for the opening ceremony of SEA Games 31 on May 12. (Photo: THANH DAT)

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The construction team is also working at full capacity to soon complete the stage at a basic level for the first rehearsal. (Photo: THANH DAT)

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Projectors and lighting systems are arranged in many positions around the stadium.

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The entire grass surface and pitch on My Dinh Stadium have been covered with 3 layers of plastic formwork, steel and planks. (Photo: THANH DAT)

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The entire grass surface has been covered with a projection screen for the opening ceremony of the SEA Games 31. (Photo: THANH DAT)

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The "great construction site" at My Dinh Stadium is being urgently completed. (Photo: THANH DAT)

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The SEA Games 31 torch will be passed from hand to hand by 8 athletes and lit on the fire station to signal the official start of the SEA Games 31 in Vietnam. The opening ceremony will also feature a fireworks display (high and low range) with a duration of no more than 15 minutes. (Photo: THANH DAT)

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The flags of the SEA Games 31 and the country's flag were fluttering on My Dinh Stadium to prepare for the opening day. (Photo: THANH DAT)

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Banners and slogans to welcome the SEA Games 31outside the yard have also been completed for the opening day. (Photo: THANH DAT)

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Functional areas have also been installed to ensure the organisation and competition at the SEA Games 31. After the opening ceremony, My Dinh Stadium will also act as the competition space for athletics and men's football. (Photo: THANH DAT)

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Aerial view of the stage for the 31st SEA Games opening ceremony. (Photo: THANH DAT)