Update: 17:16 | 18/04/2022
(BGO) - The volunteers in Bac Giang province who were selected to serve the 31st South East Asian Game (SEA Games 31) have exerted efforts to practise physical strength, reinforce knowledge and skills to well full fill the tasks and create fine image about the land and people in Bac Giang to international friends.
Reinforcing the skills
After several selection rounds, Bac Giang province selected 85 candidates meeting various conditions of health, communication skill, English and informatic qualification to serve the badminton competition to be held in the province.
The volunteers in Bac Giang High School for the Gifted study and exchange about culture and languages of participating countries at SEA Games 31.
The volunteers’ majority is to support international sport delegation, serve the competition and guide the delegation among others. Each athlete delegation will be accompanied by two volunteers who are in charge of picking up the delegates from the accommodation place to the competition venue. Besides, some volunteers are assigned to interprete for Asian official delegations, provincial leaders, medical forces…
According to Le Huu Nam, Vice Director of the provincial Department of Foreign Affairs, member of local Organization Board (LOB) for Badminton in SEA Games 31, the LOB provided training courses on the principle to receive diplomacy delegation, knowledge and specific skill as well as popularized the regulation of SEA Games 31.
The volunteers are recommended to practise the physical strength, enhance the health condition to well full fill the assigned task.
With the pioneer spirit of the youth, when hearing about SEA Games 31 volunteer selection, Le Bao Chau (born in 2006) in Hoang Van Thu ward (Bac Giang city), a 10 grader at Bac Giang High School for the Gifted submitted her registration form. Knowing that English is the common language in SEA Games, previously she spent much time on reinforcing the knowledge and practising four English skills.
Besides, the LOB encouraged the volunteers to study about the language and culture of the assigned nationality. Typically, volunteer Pham Van Nguyen (born in 1995) in Trung Son village, Duc Giang commune (Yen Dung district) is assigned to support Laos delegation. He has spent days to study about Laos country and people; learn some basic communication sentences in native languages as well as follow information about the badminton federation of this country to better serve the guest.
Creating good image about Bac Giang province
It is a good chance to promote the image and development potentials of Vietnam in general and Bac Giang in particular to international friends so the LOB popularized basic knowledge about Bac Giang’s land and people together with unique cultural identities, prominent economic achievements, natural landscape and attractive destinations to the volunteers.
Though volunteer Vu Thanh Tung (born in 1988), English teacher at Luc Ngan district Ethnic Boarding High School is busy with professional work, he daily spends two hours on researching professional English words of badminton competition and news on Vietnam tourism.
Tung shared: “Though I am in charge of instructing Vietnamese delegation, I still gains more knowledge to assist foreign athletes if they need. I wish to have chance to introduce the image of a friendly and hospitality Bac Giang and Vietnam with rich tourism potentials and many famous landscapes recognized worldwide”.
To promote the provincial image, many volunteers prepare English representations about local potentials and advantages.
With short serving period but huge expectation to successfully organize the biggest regional sports event, create prestige, enhance the provincial position, together with the Organization Board, the volunteers have taken efforts toward personal completion, gained more knowledge to bring amazing and unforgettable experiences about Vietnam in general and Bac Giang in particular to international sports delegations.