Taipei girls marching band takes center stage on Sun Yat-sen birthday

The China Post
Date: November 13, 2017
By: William Yen

TAIPEI (CNA) – A military marching band from a girls’ high school in Taipei was one of

The Taipei Jingmei Girls’ High School Military Band stands still at celebrations to commemorate the 152nd birthday of Dr. Sun Yat-sen (孫中山), founding father of the R.O.C., in Taipei on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. The band captivated the audience at National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall with their mastery of sword twirling when they saluted the heads of the ceremony and went on to impress with their precision rifle drills. (CNA)

the main attractions at celebrations to commemorate the 152nd birthday of Dr. Sun Yat-sen (孫中山), founding father of the Republic of China (R.O.C.), in Taipei on Sunday.

The Taipei Jingmei Girls’ High School Military Band captivated the audience at National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall with their mastery of sword twirling when they saluted the heads of the ceremony and went on to impress with their precision rifle drills.

In addition to the military drills, the band was also equipped with a full compliment of drums, trombones, saxophones and flutes.

Chen Hsun-hui (陳勳慧), the school’s military instructor, said the students were honored to be invited to perform at the event. “The Republic of China exists Because of Sun Yat-sen,” Chen added.    [FULL  STORY]

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