In a surreal moment, a group of veterans adorned in military attire, adorned with medals, made their way onto the stage. Their entrance, accompanied by walking sticks, created a poignant scene. Symbolically, the men and women formed a fitting ‘V’ shape, mirroring the gesture made by the women’s group. The impact of this sight resonated deeply, prompting a standing ovation from the crowd and judges, not only for the singing group but also for the heroes themselves. This heartfelt gesture allowed the heroes to be recognized and appreciated.
Although their ultimate goal was to win the competition as a tribute to those who served during the World Wars, they did not secure the first prize. Nevertheless, they accomplished something remarkable by honoring the veterans and delivering a powerful message. This experience opened up new avenues for them to continue preserving the spirit of wartime and share it with younger generations, aligning with their mission.