Performing in entrance of an viewers may be nerve-wracking however one 11-year-old woman in Thailand has discovered a good way to beat it – and assist animals on the similar time.
As a result of coronavirus, fewer individuals in Thailand have been visiting the Khao Kheow Open Zoo close to to the nation’s capital metropolis of Bangkok. It is meant that the animals are getting a bit lonely.
Fortunately faculty woman Seenlada is a part of a volunteer group that visits zoos to unfold cheer amongst lonely animals. So she’s been dressing up and taking her keyboard to the zoo as soon as every week to play fashionable tunes to the animals.
For Seenlada, her performances additionally give her an opportunity to practise earlier than a stay viewers and assist her overcome her stage fright.
“I am enjoying music to assuage the animals to assist them really feel relaxed and accompany them in order that they aren’t too lonely,” says Seenlada.
And the animals appear to be loving it. “After the volunteer college students came visiting to play music, we seen that the animals had been reacting in the direction of that – they turned curious whereas others look like having fun with the music,” mentioned zoo director, Tawin Rattanawongsawat.
The animals on the zoo react in numerous methods. The ring-tailed lemurs hop onto her instrument and even press buttons. They experience round on the again of her alligator costume whereas others sway to the music.