KEY: S: Solo | G: Group | F: Female | M: Male
G: Look up to the sky, it’s a bird, it’s a plane. No, no. We’re the choral speakers from SMV Vokasional Keningau.
G: In education,
More opportunities offered.
For both the specially gifted and the handicapped
In some years to come.
G1: We really,
G: Will come to a stage
Where we do not need to go overseas
To have our higher education
S: Oh really? (puzzling tone – looking to the right and left)
S: No more Cambridge? (puzzling – looking to right and left)
S: No more Oxford? (puzzling – looking to the right and left)
G: Yes, other nationalities will come to Malaysia
S: To graduate! (yell excitedly, raising one hand, G – applaud)
G: One may claim that life now is stressful and hectic.
Compared to the slow and relaxed past (shoulder
move to the right and left, smiling).
G: We do not deny the ill effects of pollution
G2+G3: And the consumption of KFC, (G1 – fatty) Pizza Hut
(G1 – salty), MacDonalds (G1 – sugary)
G: However, in this present day lifestyle
We have a lot more to the technological advancement
M: To combat the effects,
F: To keep the impurities away,
G: We have, to name a few,
S: air purifiers (G – “ahh.. fresh!” )
S: water purifies (G – “ahh.. refreshing!”)
G: Malaysia, stands tall as a garden nation.
Ready to be propelled into Vision 2020!
By citizens of great calibre (folding arms) and moral fibre (a hand to the heart).
We will stand united as today’s youth (holding each other’s hands).
And tomorrow’s leaders (raise hands up).
G1: To bring hope (palms close together).
G2: peace (peace sign).
G3: and prosperity (making love shape by using fingers).
G: To send messages and news
G1: Our parents
G2: and grandparents
G3: and great grandparents
G: And great-great grandparents
Used the cumbersome snail-mail
S: (Sighing) I need to get a stamp
S: (Sighing) I need to go to the post office
G: So.. much.. trouble (shaking the head)
S: Now, we have e-mail! (yell excitedly)
S: No, it’s Facebook!(looking at the person)
G: Like! (Thumbs up)
G: To send our greetings to the world
In just a few seconds (click).
G: We can even have a group chat to talk to our family.
S: My friend, I really miss talking to my
S: For goodness sake, we have ‘skype’!
G: ringing tone
F: Hi daddy!
M: What’s up dad?!
S: Oh my GOD! I am talking to them!
G: Well, modern communication! (shrug)
G: Games played in the past were often fun and
S: You remember playing batu seremban, ketinting,
G: Ahh.. you must be some modern kids!
G: Today, the in games are more intellectual and
It is a case of E.Q. (smile) versus I.Q. (pointing head)
Though more home based and individually.
G: However, to maintain goodwill and neighbourliness
We still have our long-lasting social games of
netball, volleyball, football..
S: ‘Manchester United’, yeah!
S: ‘Barcelona’, yeah!
S: ‘Harimau Malaysia’, rawr! (G –“rawr”, clawing)
S: But those are for the adults!
G: Yes, but for us
The energetic kids of Malaysia
S: We go for blading, skate-boarding, street
S: Bungee jumping… ooo nooo.. (S – echoing)
G: See for yourselves,
G: What a great healthy kids we are! (biceps curl)
G: And a great healthy body means a healthy mind.
G: United we stand, divided we fall.. (G – slanting to right and left –separated into two )
F: Ask not what your country can do for you,
M: But what you can do for your country.
G: Come citizens march with us.
To the dynamic beat of ‘Negaraku’
1 vision (tilting the head)
1 nation (tilting the head)
1Malaysia (tilting the head, point a finger)
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