I was going to write about the Cambridge Santa Claus parade that happened last night but something more interesting has piqued my interest. Flash Mobs!
I don’t know if I mentioned it, but this summer when my hubby and I were talking about going to the Taste of the Danforth, I found out that there was going to be a flash mob. If I learned the steps, i too could’ve participated. Sadly, I didn’t find out until about a half hour before we were slated to leave. (We also didn’t end up there but that’s another story.) I was interested as I had heard of these things but hadn’t really paid much attention. I never thought I’d ever see one, let alone be in one.
This morning someone who I follow in twitter posted a link to a flash mob. This mob broke out into song in the middle of a mall food court. It was gorgeous. The acoustics in the food court and the wonderful voices were amazing. I had never heard of a singing flash mob.
So of course being in the holiday spirit from the parade, I decided to see if there were more Christmas flash mobs. I found loads of them on Youtube. Most of which involved dancing. They were in Times Square, in train stations, shopping malls. They danced to so many different themes. The dancers ran from the very young, to fairly old. All ages took part as long as they could learn the steps.
My favourite one that I found was from Central Station in Antwerp, Belguim. They preformed to The Sound of Music. Perhaps it is because this is one of my absolute favourite movies of all time, but the song and the dancing is amazing. I also loved the reactions of the people who were just walking through the train station and had no idea what they were walking into. Click on the video below and bask in the glory.