June 2019 | Issue 42
A dazzling time at annual dinner and dance

TanQuanRui.jpgBy Tan Quan Rui, Class of 2023

On 6 June, the annual LKCMedicine Dinner and Dance event for all students and faculty members took place at Chijmes Hall. Themed "Crazy Rich Asians", the night featured games, musical entertainment, a magic act and a photobooth to captivate the audience.

This event has traditionally been held before the beginning of the succeeding academic year, with mostly Year 1 students attending the event. This year's event was shifted to the end of the academic year as a celebration of students' achievements for the entire academic year. 

LKCMedicine's a cappella group Medlee with an acoustic cover of "Can't Help Falling in Love" by Elvis Presley

The change is well received, with everyone attending in good spirits, as evidenced by their enthusiastic participation in the games.

The event was fittingly held at Chijmes Hall, in line with the theme of the night, with its glamorous and redecorated former church hall. Fairy lights and candles were placed around the venue to achieve the ambience that we desired for the event. 

With the setting done, the event began with speeches by MedSoc President Gabriel Tan and Vice-Dean for Education Professor Naomi Low-Beer. 

An invigorating speech by LKCMedicine's Vice-Dean of Education Professor Naomi Low-Beer

They were followed by three games titled "Who am I?", "Minute to Win it" and "Kahoot". The games were punctuated by three rounds of lucky draw and three performances from talented performers from the Class of 2023. 

Students from the Class of 2023 playing the game "Who am I?" 

The games, performances and lucky draw were met with rapturous response from the enthusiastic audience.

Another popular feature at the Dinner and Dance was the photobooth and a printing booth where photographs tagged #lckmeddnd2019 on Instagram were printed. Throughout the event, students and faculty members alike flocked to the booth to create photo mementoes for the event.

Lee Boon Keng House-mates from the Class of 2023 posing for a photograph on stage together

The LKCMedicine Dinner and Dance 2019 was a success and capped off an amazing year for the LKCMedicine family!