Thank you my 2 cute friends for the Itacho meal and the pressies! Hehehe! It’s not a bad idea to have “shopping” listed as your birthday gift and you can buy whatever you want! More to come in the mailbox! Happy girl 😀
Impromptu invitation from Queena to catch the Singapore Youth Festival outdoor band (aka military band) competition at the Indoor Stadium! This is like my first time watching it live and I was looking forward to see our Deyi band perform again!
Back in school days, we always get to see the performance during Teachers’ Day, National Day or whatever special occasion but I never got sick of it! Cause it’s always so cool to watch them and they have really been a glory of our school.
Next is the bigger band size category (>100 people) and the first to perform is West Spring Secondary School. Their performance is titled Colours and it left an impression on me because I like their colourful item! (:
The band size is so much smaller as compared to our days! I was kinda shocked but got to know from Queen that the CCA has lost its popularity over the years due to its strenuous and hectic training schedule =/
They trained really hard I tell you~
Watching them perform really reminds me of our NDP performances! The formations, the steps, the memorisation, that nervous feeling, that “1 mistake and everyone’s able to spot you” self-reminder, and of course, that passion.
I guess that’s why when asked why didn’t she jio the rest of our Clique, Queen replied that I’ll be the only one who is interested! Haha! Because I understand this passion and I’m proud of them for having it! Despite the tiring and long trainings under the hot sun, they were all into it just for this day! And while others may say this is stupid, we all share 1 thing that others won’t understand (:
As a band senior, Queen was so so so nervous for them that she couldn’t sleep the night before! And when the drum major dropped his mace for the third time, I must admit that our hearts kinda sank… We were all feeling nervous for him too! But of course he’s still damn cool, just that I think no one beats our year’s drum major – Yi Qian!
Result was announced according to order of appearance and we all think that the panel of judges are trying to be rather ‘fair‘ this year. At least no schools went back being too disappointed because everyone kinda won something and if not, got a Certificate of Distinction (aka Gold)! Haha! And yes, that includes Deyi!
Apart from the COD, we also got Best Music and Best Drum Major (Kai Wen) awards!!! Although we did not win the Best Band award, at least it was quite a happy ending already because DMB is back to Gold standard (we got Silver 2 years ago and they were mad disappointed) and we got like the most awards compared to others! Hahahaha!
If anyone’s keen to catch Deyi’s performance~ Can’t find one that has both good quality and good angle; the best is still watching it live 😉
And the glutton who just had dinner an hour ago was hungry again~ So when he said he’s going to grab something to eat, I was expecting something small like curry puff or what. But he happily came back with a plate of rojak and he was so delighted because it costs him only $3 -________________-|||
WJ’s goodies from Japan! There was this inside joke last year when Shrine asked him for his birthday present and WJ, who just came back from Taiwan at that time, gave him 2 太阳饼 and said, “There! Everyone gets 1 but birthday boy gets 2!” I could still remember Shrine’s speechless reaction…LOLOL. Yea but thanks to that, yours truly got double this time too~! xD