2022 Rose ParadeThe five-and-a-half-mile exhibit of floats, marching bands and equestrian units is back after a year-long hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Although recently increase coronavirus In the case of Los Angeles County, fans took to the streets of Pasadena to watch the annual event.
Here are some decisive moments from Saturday’s parade:
1. During a year beset by a pandemic, it’s hard to ignore the persistent coronavirus outbreak at the Rose Parade.
Attendees of Saturday’s Rose Parade in Pasadena urged wearing a mask to contain the coronavirus strain and were required to show proof of vaccination in large booths.
Crowds are less than in pre-COVID years, but Pasadena’s Colorado Avenue still has plenty cold fans, sleepy eyes but enthusiastic. A man has found a very thorough way to protect himself.
3. People took to Twitter to react to the performer’s spectacular Opening of 2022, My path lesson. Similar to previous opening performers, the overall outlook for the performer was mixed. Notably, Rimes won the fourth season of the singing competition “The Masked Singer”.
4. And in the theme of the singing contest, a funny moment of singer Dionne Warwick was caught on TV while on the float “The Masked Singer”. In the video below, Warwick is clearly seen stunned as the sound resembling a confetti machine plays in the distance.
– Jillian Sederholm (@JillianSed) January 1, 2022
5. The midway performance from the Louisiana Float featuring the Hot 8 Brass Band and “American Idol” winner Laine Hardy received rave reviews from the crowd.
6. And perhaps the biggest winner of the 2022 Rose Parade is arguably the orthodox marshal, LeVar Burton. Marchers and onlookers from home had nothing but great things to say about the actor, director and literacy advocate.
6. And the judges’ choice for the best float goes to…
The UPS store won the “Rise, Shine & Read” Sweepstakes Cup, featured by a proud father rooster reading to his mother hens his chicks on a tall animated float Cathedral.
7. The Rose Parade would not be complete without marching bands. Some of the parade highlights include the lively singing Hebron Marching Band in their march and the Tennessee State University Nobles Band. And a bunch of band directors put on a great show after just two days of rehearsals.
Before the parade, bands showcased their talents at Bandfest, a two-day field performance held at Pasadena City College.
8. Jury pick for the Subject Award, Kaiser Permanente, has decided to withdraw their healthcare workers marching amid rising omicrons, as a safety precaution. The buoy’s pro-vaccination announcement proved to be quite timely.
9. US Army parachutes from the Golden Knights team dropped from an aircraft and put on a dynamic show as they spun, sailed, and flew straight towards Earth. Some fans on social media worried that a member of the team might have fallen into a tree, but that turned out to be just an optical illusion. All landed safely.
10. La Canada High School senior Nadia Chung dominated the parade as the Queen of the Roses, joined by six members of her Royal Court.
Make sure to catch up on all of our Rose Parade coverage here.
https://www.sbsun.com/2022/01/01/rose-parade-2022s-10-most-memorable-moments-dionne-warwick-papa-rooster-more/ Dionne Warwick, Papa Rooster, etc – San Bernardino Sun