You Can Sign Up To Scream For 30 Minutes At Hong Lim Park On 21 Apr
If you’ve been feeling frustrated lately, boy do we have good news for you.
Here’s a great way to let off some
A Facebook user named Visakan Veerasamy, has created an event for Saturday (21 Apr), dedicated to “a few minutes of intense screaming” at Hong Lim Park.
Yes, you didn’t read that wrong.
This is the actual description of the public event you can sign up for here.
They won’t actually be protesting anything with their screams, but simply screaming for the sake of it.
Since Mr Veerasamy seems to be a law-abiding person, he says he’s applying for an official police permit to host the 30-minute event.
According to him, the wet weather plan will hilariously be to “scream in the rain”.
Suspend your disbelief for now, and let’s take a quick look at the epic reactions from netizens that have arisen out of this.
Netizens scream for more
Understandably, netizens are intrigued by the possibility of this event and have chimed in with their responses.
The event already has 55 attendees, and close to 300 people expressing interest in attending. That’s already way more potential screamers than we thought.
When asked why he chose to apply for a permit, Mr Veerasamy only had this to say.
Some also questioned whether the event would be open to screamers of all languages.
Not to forget those who prefer to scream in animal languages.
Evidently, everyone seems to be welcome to join the event, regardless of language or species.
Screaming is good for the soul?
You’re probably wondering if the act of screaming has been proven to help with anything in the first place.
According to Mr Veerasamy, there actually may be some therapeutic effects to screaming.
He’s been religiously updating his event page with useful links to inspire attendees in the lead up to the event.
Sharing a link about “Primal therapy”, he reasons that screaming may actually be good for your soul.
To provide more context, primal therapy refers to being able to release repressed pain through spontaneous screams — i.e. you may feel better emotionally after screaming your lungs out.
Here’s his take on getting “inspiration on how to scream”.
And a post about a student ritual in Sweden, where they apparently come together at 10PM every night to engage in a communal screaming sesh.
We’re sure these links will come in useful for the attendees, IF the event is permitted by the police.
Seriously though, is this guy for real?
Though we’re not sure if this whole event page is an elaborate prank or hoax, you have to admit that this guy’s ingenious replies to commenters surely make for an entertaining read.
For what it’s worth, it appears that the people who’ve joined the event group on Facebook are definitely looking forward to the event.
Far stranger things have happened in Singapore after all.
Kudos to this guy for applying for a permit anyway, just in case things get a little out of hand, at least the police won’t be caught off guard.
Featured image from Facebook.