Press Releases

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.

 SG50 Public Holiday on 7 August 2015

Mar 14, 2015 14:30 SGT SG50 As Singapore marks 50 years of independence this year, the President has declared 7 August 2015 (Friday) a public holiday. This will make for an extended Jubilee Weekend over the 7 to 10 August period so as to enable all Singaporeans to participate in commemorating this special milestone in our nation’s history. For more information, please download the pdf below.

Mar 09, 2015 16:06 SGT SG50 NParks will hold the first of six concerts in the SG50 Concert Series in the Park at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park on 14 March. The concert will feature performances by local talents including Kit Chan, Olivia Ong, Jack and Rai, Suhaimi Yusof and Matthew and The Mandarins. The concert is also held in conjunction with SG Heart Map @ Park.

Feb 13, 2015 00:00 SGT SG50 Inspired by the many endearing stories contributed to SG Heart Map, seven artists across Singapore’s different creative and arts communities have stepped forward to partner the public in co-creating immersive and poignant works of art for the SG Heart Map.

Feb 09, 2015 19:21 SGT SG50 Come Sunday, 1 March 2015 evening, Orchard Road from ION Orchard to Ngee Ann City will be closed for everyone to enjoy a special Chingay SG50 Night Fiesta, which will be a national mega street party for everyone ‐ all Singaporeans and friends of Singapore from overseas ‐ to celebrate SG50 and to express love and good wishes to Singapore.

Feb 02, 2015 15:57 SGT SG50 Come April 2015, some of Singapore’s contemporary creative talents will take to the international stage as part of the travelling showcase “Singapore: Inside Out”. Led by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) as part of SG50 celebrations, Singapore: Inside Out seeks to broaden the international community’s perception of Singapore through a diverse presentation of our creative works.

Jan 28, 2015 16:43 SGT SG50 In October 2013, Community Chest announced the Care & Share @ SG50 Movement to encourage corporations and individuals to work with voluntary welfare organisations (VWOs) to help those with less. Strong community response has spurred government support of another $250 million for the Care & Share Movement

Jan 20, 2015 17:54 SGT SG50 Help create the map of our nation's favorite places! In celebration of Singapore's 50 years of independence in 2015, the SG Heart Map, an SG50 programme, is calling on all Singaporeans to jointly create a collective map of places in our country that defines Singaporeans as home over the years for each of us. The initiative was launched by Minister for National Development, Mr Khaw Boon Wan.

Jan 20, 2015 17:46 SGT SG50 Chingay 2015 will be held on 27 and 28 February 2015, 8pm at the F1 Pit Building (next to Singapore Flyer). The upcoming Parade will be presented by more than 11,000 beautiful multi-cultural performers expressing their love and good wishes for Singapore to celebrate SG50!