Press Releases

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.

Apr 09, 2015 16:22 SGT SG50 Come 1 July, the public can look forward to downloading five uniquely Singaporean games for free on Google Play and iOS App Stores. Developed by local game developers to celebrate SG50, the mobile games give players a chance to learn more about Singapore’s history, culture and iconic personalities in an interactive way.

Apr 08, 2015 13:36 SGT SG50 2015 marks Singapore’s 50th year of independence. To mark this major milestone in the nation’s journey, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today launched a series of three commemorative coins.

Apr 02, 2015 12:54 SGT SG50 With the continued support of the Singapore Tourism Board, the second instalment of the World Street Food Congress will be held from 8th -12th April 2015 at the open field opposite Parco Bugis. In line with commemorating Singapore’s 50th birthday, the National Heritage Board will be launching the SG50 Deliciously Singaporean exhibition at the World Street Food Congress 2015 on 8th April 2015.