SEA Games: A Games anthem?

SEA Games: A Games anthem?

SINGAPORE - The South-east Asia Games in June next year may include a first - a Games anthem.

Singapore National Olympic Council secretary general Chris Chan is working with his Philippines counterpart to create a tune that will "carry the flavour of the SEA Games countries".

Said Chan, who is also the sports and rules chairman of the 28th Games, said: "We've never had an anthem, maybe we should try to get it done."

The Olympic Games has its own anthem - the Olympic Hymn - which is performed at all the Summer and Winter Games since 1960, as well as the inaugural Youth Olympics in 2010.

This article was published on April 30 in The New Paper.

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