Took a day off work because I had to attend some NDP appreciation function at Resort World Sentosa, not as guest, but as performer~ I didn’t quite know what is it about, but I thought it’s yet another new experience and I wouldn’t mind trying.
Since I was only needed in the afternoon, of course I wouldn’t let my morning go to waste! Strolling and chilling with a man and his best friend~ But not so chill for the exhausted best friend I guess…hahaha!
But after we got informed that the event actually only starts at like 6+ and we would only be needed from like 7.30pm, the excitement was no longer there..Zzzzz. I mean I really hate waiting, let alone wasting 1 day of my precious AL to wait for 5 hours!
Even the nice in-charge who was in-charge of us (performers) for the day didn’t quite comprehend why we were asked to report so early and he was so apologetic seeing us walking around having nothing to do.
By the time Ashid texted me to go back for dinner, we still had like 2 more hours to go and I was completely left with 0% excitement now -.- Especially after seeing our very sad bento set which everyone agreed that it tasted quite bad.
I don’t know how I managed to but yea, I finished rotting that 5 hours off and it was time to get changed and get ready for our duties~
Okay the event was basically an award ceremony cum appreciation dinner for all the sponsors and organisations involved and our duty wasn’t to perform, but just to walk around in our costumes during the dinner reception to take photos with the guests and share our NDP journey when asked.
Honestly, I think nobody quite understood why we were there walking around in our costumes, and I think like less than 5 people talked to us. Most of them just smiled and nodded to acknowledge our presence and it was kinda awkward walking around having pretty much nothing to do, except for, smiling *grin*
I don’t remember anyone coming up to us for pictures either and it was more of we asking to take pictures with some of the VIPs that we know~ The only ones that came up to us for pictures were our in-charge from PA, and that was the only brief interaction we had for the night.
Kidnapped him to the photo booth to take a picture as well! Haha!
The performers from other groups were also just walking around, smiling, so we decided to take pictures amongst ourselves…hahaha!
With the nice Chairman of NDP 2015 Show Committee – Colonel Tan! 😀 We took a selfie with him back in Kranji camp and he also came on our actual day for the cake-cutting ceremony so I think he kinda remembers us, so he was the only one who talked to us the most for the night~
All the other performers were already enjoying their food because their group in-charge took for them and we were too paiseh to go queue for the food on our own in our outfits 😦 So when permission was finally given for us to help ourselves with the food and drinks, I grabbed a glass of wine immediately!!! Hahaha!
Finally end of duty! But stayed till the very end of the event because we were waiting for the photo booth pictures..hehe. Although the 5 hours of waiting was really a major turn-off, I’m still thankful for every new experience during this SG50 (:
One last photo booth shot with the nice in-charge! Not our group in-charge of course, but the in-charge that was taking care of us the whole day, being really thankful and appreciative of our presence! 😀
Back to work on Thursday and ended the night with a getai show! Cause I watched one earlier in the week and was rather intrigued by it! Haha! I even know how to sing some of the songs because my parents used to play them over and over again at home, so I kinda enjoy listening to them again~
We were trying to mimick our photo taken 3 years ago! xD
She excitedly told me that we are wearing the same shoes and I was kinda skeptical because I’m pretty sure the price isn’t the same when it comes to Kai Bin’s belonging…LOL. And it turned out that her Keds pair costs 4-5 times more than mine, because mine is only from Qoo10! Hahahaha!