On 28th February 2015, The Boys’ Brigade in Singapore made history by bringing together close to 7,000 members under one roof at the Singapore Expo for the first time ever to commemorate the organization’s growth in Singapore for the past 85 years.
The event, the BB RE: UNION reunites the BB family across the years from BB pioneers to the Boys and stakeholders today. The BB RE: UNION is made up of 3 major segments – Trooping the Colour Ceremony, Musical/Performance and the Sealing of a Time Capsule. Gracing the occasion was Minister for Education, Mr Heng Swee Keat.
Trooping the Colour Ceremony
Musical and Performances
Live band performance by Alarice Thio
Themes of friendship, love and coming-of-age was portrayed through a musical spanning across 3 different generations, acted by our own BB members
Fancy Drill and Hip Hop Dance item by the 94th Singapore Company, Nan Hua High School
Their hardwork over the past 4 months was paid off by the wonderful display. The dance was choreographed by professionals from O School, a performing arts centre, also a Social Enterprise set up in 2006 and supported by MCYS ComCare Enterprise Fund.
Sealing of the Time Capsule
15 items of significance were placed into the time capsule and sealed along with two messages of encouragement by Mr Heng Swee Keat and Brigade President, Prof Ho Yew Kee. The time capsule will be opened in 15 years’ time during the BB Centenary and Singapore’s 65th birthday.
Thank you for the past 85 years, we look forward to many more years ahead!