Last night I attended a Christmas carole sess which some of my FT friends put on for their students. It was long before it was discovered that I was from Canada…and the requests for the Canadian national anthem began to pour in. I haven’t sang the anthem in ages (actually, I haven’t sang in decades…for good reason) and I almost pulled a Bryan Adams. Luckily, I prevailed and avoided embarrassment…well…I think the fact that I actually sang something was embarrassing enough.
The Chinese really dig patriotic anthem-esque songs. The students sang a few of their favorites…incredible voices.