HAPPY THANKSGIVING FAM!!
Last Thursday, we celebrated the day that many of our students were waiting for, Thanksgiving! This celebration is one of the most important holidays in the United States. For those who do not know about this celebration, I am going to tell you about it. Thanksgiving is celebrated on the third Thursday of each November. It was originally a day when people celebrated the end of the harvest and were grateful for it. Today, this celebration is a family day, where everyone gathers to give thanks for the good things they have had throughout the year and the bad things as well. The best of thanksgiving is THE TURKEY! Oh yeah, baby… Also, being able to be reunited with your family and share together, watch movies or just chatting is something to be grateful for. So, of course, the Chengdu American Center prepared a special celebration together with the Amazing IELTS. Many children and their parents attended, and the only requirement was to bring a plate of food to share with everyone. We had more than 100 dishes! Among salads, pizzas, noodles, dumplings, chicken, pork, rice and many sweets. Everything you could imagine was on that table, and yes, turkey!! It could not be missed. I did give thanks that day for the amount of food haha.
Throughout the night, we had many performances. We opened with the “little turkeys” (cute children) dancing. Also, some of our students sang, among those students were me and Onyx, we sang in Spanish and of course broke few windows with our voices (just kidding!). Additionally, Jordan sang a very engaged rap song. He is another student of the center, who, apart from his career, also dedicates to make music. At the end of the celebration, our friend Maggie, a dance teacher, delighted us dancing a few songs. We had a lot of fun trying to follow her dance moves. Unquestionably, it was a different Thanksgiving where we enjoyed with the people of the community, ate, sang and even danced! We had a great time. In addition, shout-out to the photographer!! Way to go my friend! Such great pictures. I am going to share them so you can envy our party ha-ha!