Singapore celebrates its National Day on the 9th of August with a magnificent colourful Parade to commemorate the Independence gained after its separation from Malaysia in 1965. The tumultuous road to Singapore’s independence is theatrically and beautifully display in the parade which forms as a narrative. For those looking for a comfortable Singapore luxury serviced apartments to stay in while celebrating this exhilarating National day with the locals, Ascott Raffles Palace Singapore is one of the options that travellers could choose from as it is centrally located to the venue of the ceremony.
The 51st Singaporean National Day Celebrations will be centred on the theme ‘Building Our Singapore of Tomorrow’, which aims to unite Singaporeans to create the next chapter of their great nation. Prior to the Parade, a pre parade will entertain the audience with a myriad of mass displays, choir performances, school band displays and other performances. The pre parade is also a chance for the hosts to lead and rehearse with the audience actions which may be required when the parade begins. The Parade will feature of displays from Military parades, multi-cultural song and dance performances and aerial high jink and many others. The celebrations held at the National Stadium will take part in a series of six Acts, which feature; a prologue, Badang and the Singapore Stone, Four Civilisations, Dare to Dream, Ingenuity, Building our Singapore of Tomorrow, Our Home Our People and finally the Finale.
The segment before the Finale will feature over 150 special needs participants singing What a Wonderful World as other participants create a colourful display of varying images of hand painted artwork from the students of the TOUCH Community Services. The official ceremony of the celebrations will conclude with participants reciting the pledge and singing the national anthem followed by a mesmerising display of fireworks that sets the bubbling Singaporean skyline on fire.
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