Press Releases

Jul 06, 2015 00:00 SGT SG50 Singapore, 6 July 2015 – People from all walks of life are gearing up to drum in unison at the Community Chest Heartstrings Walk 2015 – SG50 Community Heartbeats on Friday, 7 August at Marina Bay. For the first time, this event co-organised with Marina Bay Sands under the Care & Share Movement, will feature Community Chest beneficiaries.

Something To Write Home About: Singapore Arts Festival in New York 12 - 22 September 2015

Jun 29, 2015 18:12 SGT SG50 NEW YORK – Inspired by their love for their home country, a group of New York-based creatives from Singapore have come together to organize the inaugural Something To Write Home About: Singapore Arts Festival in New York to celebrate the 50th year of Singapore’s independence.

Jun 23, 2015 18:45 SGT SG50 Beijing, 22 April, 2015 – Singapore: Inside Out (创:新), a Singapore50 (SG50) international showcase, debuts in Beijing today. It brings to the Chinese capital a collection of multi-disciplinary works and experiences conceptualised by some of Singapore’s contemporary creative talents.

Jun 19, 2015 00:00 SGT SG50 The Community National Day Celebrations (CNDCs) are organised by the People’s Association (PA) Grassroots Organisations (GROs) every year for Singaporeans from all walks of life to come together to make friends and celebrate the nation’s birthday. These celebrations are also a time when Singaporeans come together as one people to sing the national anthem and recite the pledge.

May 28, 2015 13:53 SGT SG50 From more than 80,000 personal stories of places contributed by Singaporeans from all walks of life in the past six months, 50 SG Heart Map (新心相印) places were unveiled by Minister Grace Fu, who is the Co-Chair of the SG50 Environment and Infrastructure Committee overseeing the SG Heart Map project.

May 13, 2015 19:05 SGT SG50 More Singaporeans have come forward to drive projects to celebrate Singapore’s 50th birthday. To-date, 330 project proposals have been supported by the SG50 Celebration Fund, up from 100 projects supported in January 2015.

May 05, 2015 00:00 SGT SG50 50N 50 is a creative crowdsourcing project launched to commemorate Singapore’s 50th year of independence. A first of its kind, the multi-platform project aims to invoke and strengthen the identity of Singaporeans by tracing Singapore’s evolution from a post-war colony 50 years ago to a thriving first-world nation today. 50N 50 will feature creative works revolving around 10 different themes.

Apr 30, 2015 12:55 SGT SG50 In celebration of SG50, Youth Celebrate! is set to be a showcase of the vitality of our youth and their achievements in sports, arts and uniformed groups. Youth Celebrate! also marks the official opening of the Singapore Sports Hub. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will be the Guest-of-Honour.

Apr 21, 2015 12:14 SGT SG50 Singapore’s popular jazz artistes will perform at NParks’ second instalment of the SG50 Concert Series in the Park

Apr 15, 2015 15:18 SGT SG50 Exhibition, to have been held at the National Day period, brought forward to honour Mr Lee and recognise his achievements.