As Disney and K-pop stars, teachers delight students with that ‘ddu-du ddu-du du’

Marsiling Primary School teachers performing in a Children’s Day concert. Marsiling Primary School/Facebook
Marsiling Primary School teachers performing in a Children’s Day concert. Marsiling Primary School/Facebook

It’s Children’s Day in Singapore and student shows are a tradition at many primary schools in the country, including Marsiling Primary School, which seems to take it very seriously.

This year teachers even roped in Disney characters and K-pop girl group sensation Blackpink into the act – except instead of the actual stars, teachers impersonated them. 

But the children absolutely loved it, going on videos of yesterday’s school concert circulating online today. Many students were heard shouting with glee as they looked at their teachers “transform” into K-pop stars and Disney characters such as Aladdin’s Genie, Cinderella, and Snow White, among others.

A video of four male teachers wearing pink wigs and shaking their booties to Blackpink’s 뚜두뚜두 Ddu-du Ddu-du hit was posted to the page this morning and has since been shared more than 400 times.

The two-minute “stellar performance” by teachers Airwan, Danny Sim, Amir, and Jason Tan saw them pulling a hilarious attempt at mimicking the girl group’s choreography, attracting laughs from students in the background.

The performance was apparently “the talk of the town” in school yesterday, the video caption stated.

Here’s a clip of the actual girl group, in case you would like to compare:

But that wasn’t the only highlight of the school’s Children’s Day celebration. Other teachers came dressed as all sorts of Disney characters for a mini-fashion show, a video posted this afternoon showed, with students jumping with joy as they watched their teachers walk down the “runway.”

After all that exam stress, it’s nice to see them having some fun.

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