Singapore bids farewell to the SEA Games

After 12 days of competition, the 28th SEA Games comes to a close with a spectacular ceremony at the National Stadium

Singapore bids farewell to the SEA Games 2015
Singapore bids farewell to the SEA Games 2015
16 Jun 2015

Singapore bids farewell to the SEA Games 2015

After 12 days of competition, the 28th SEA Games officially came to a close with a spectacular closing ceremony at the National Stadium on Tuesday (Jun 16).

During the one and a half hour ceremony, spectators were treated to performances by 2017 hosts Malaysia as well as a Parade of Stamps, featuring larger-than-life stamp depictions of Singapore. The cauldron was extinguished as Singapore president Tony Tan declared the Games closed and the SEA Games Federation flag was handed to Malaysia before the ceremony concluded with a stunning fireworks display and party.

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SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
16 Jun 2015

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights

Hosts of the closing ceremony Nikki Mueller, Chua Enlai and Sharon Au greet the crowd

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
16 Jun 2015

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights

Singapore's Chefs de Mission Dr Tan Eng Liang and Nicholas Fang lead the athletes' delegation into the stadium.

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
16 Jun 2015

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights

The Singapore contingent of 747 athletes and 347 officials is the largest ever team representing Singapore at a major Games.

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
16 Jun 2015

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights

The Singapore contingent recorded a historic medal haul of 259 medals - 84 gold, 73 silver and 102 bronze medals.

Singapore bids farewell to the SEA Games 2015
Singapore bids farewell to the SEA Games 2015
16 Jun 2015

Singapore bids farewell to the SEA Games 2015

The Cambodia contingent.

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
16 Jun 2015

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights

The Games pays homage to the 17,000 Team Nila volunteers, who have generously contributed to a successful sea games.

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
16 Jun 2015

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights

Vice-President of Singapore National Olympic Council Ng Ser Miang (R) presents International Olympic Council trophy to Minister Tan Chuan Jin, who is also President of the SEA Games Federation. Mr Tan paid tribute to all athletes as well as the Sabah quake victims during his speech.

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
16 Jun 2015

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights

The SEA Games Federation Flag (L)  and the 28th SEA Games flag are lowered. 

fSEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
fSEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
16 Jun 2015

fSEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights

The SEA Games Federation flag is handed over to  Malaysia, who will host the 29th SEA Games in 2017.

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
16 Jun 2015

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights

The Malaysia flag is raised for the 2017 hosts.

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
16 Jun 2015

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights

Torchbearers with 36 torches representing all 36 sports of the 2015 SEA Games.

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
16 Jun 2015

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights

Performance themed “Diversity in Motion” by Malaysia.

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
16 Jun 2015

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights

Parade of Stamps featuring larger-than-life stamp depictions of Singapore.

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
16 Jun 2015

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights

Parade of Stamps

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
16 Jun 2015

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights

SEA Games mascot Nila dancing with host Nikki Mueller.

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
16 Jun 2015

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights

 The Games cauldron is extinguished.

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
16 Jun 2015

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights

It's party time!

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
16 Jun 2015

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights

Fireworks light up the night sky.

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights
16 Jun 2015

SEA Games 2015 closing ceremony highlights

Fireworks light up the night sky

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