"The Straits Games 2013" More fun in the Philippines
Have you ever heard about The Straits Games (TSG)? Well, this is the very first time for me to hear such games and to be surprised; this game is celebrating their 12th anniversary this year. Initially, the TSG was started back on 2002 in Kuala Lumpur as a forthcoming annual sport event between the Leadership Programme for Gays (LPG) Malaysia or formerly known as Leadership Programme Garduate and Men After Work (MAW) Singapore with the spirit to promote friendship and to support a healthy lifestyle in Asian LGBT community.
The TSG also had generated participation from neighbourhood countries such as Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand and the Philippine. The core sports for this TSG are badminton, bowling and volleyball besides new addition of Tennis and Squash for upcoming games.
Besides, the TSG is a good channel for Asian LGBT people, not only to promote a healthy lifestyle, but also a good occasion for real networking, with an extensive Gala Dinner to conclude the yearly event.
Back then, the TSG had cross over South East Asia countries, Hong Kong and Taiwan since last 10 years ago.
The Straits Games 2002 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The Straits Games 2003 – Singapore
The Straits Games 2004 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The Straits Games 2005 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The Straits Games 2006 – Phuket, Thailand
The Straits Games 2007 – Phuket, Thailand
The Straits Games 2008 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The Straits Games 2009 – Taipei, Taiwan
The Straits Games 2010 – Hong Kong
The Straits Games 2011 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysiasia (10th Anniversary)
The Straits Games 2012 – Phuket, Thailand
The Straits Games 2013 – Manila, the Philippines
As for 2013, the Philippines will be the the host for the TSG 2013 in line with the country’s tourism slogan, “Friendship, More Fun in the Philippines” which to attract more international participation
The sports activities will be held in various location around Metro Manila starts from 18th – 20th October 2013. Besides, there will be a Welcome Party, Social Nights, Tour, Gala Dinner and Club Parties during the occasion.
Any enquiries about the games or participation, kindly refer to below links:
TSG Manila Facebook Page: http://on.fb.me/YiuJus
TSG Manila Contact Person: Mr. Dennis Corteza