Press Releases

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!

Jan 20, 2015 17:33 SGT SG50 SG Care & Share Day is the inaugural volunteering event in the SG50 calendar that serves to kick-start a positive experience for volunteers, beneficiaries and charities alike. A joint collaboration between MediaCorp and Community Chest, SG Care & Share Day signifies a new chapter for volunteerism in Singapore, continuing the good work started by the Care & Share @ SG50 Movement.

Jan 05, 2015 00:00 SGT SG50 The Ministry of Education invited our Pioneers and Seniors to celebrate SG50 with a large-scale tribute event, “MOE Celebrates SG50 with Our Pioneers and Seniors at Gardens by the Bay”, on 4 April 2015. The theme, “Living the Legacy, Sowing Seeds of the Future”, pays tribute to our pioneering educators and staff.

Jan 04, 2015 00:00 SGT SG50 Singaporeans have responded positively to the call to initiate projects to celebrate Singapore’s 50th birthday. To date, more than 100 project proposals are supported by the SG50 Celebration Fund, covering a wide variety of areas that appeal to different groups of Singaporeans.

Jan 03, 2015 00:00 SGT SG50 President Tony Tan hosted more than 2,000 Singaporeans at the “SG50 Family Picnic @ The Istana” today to kick-off Singapore’s Golden Jubilee celebrations and celebrate family bonding. This first-ever family picnic at the Istana is jointly organised by the Families for Life (FFL) Council and President’s Office.

Dec 29, 2014 14:11 SGT SG50 Jointly presented by Esplande - Theatres on the Bay and Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), the Marina Bay Singapore Countdown this year will feature a 3D projection mapping display on the façade of Fullerton Hotel Singapore.


Dec 23, 2014 14:29 SGT Clarke Quay Ring in the New Year at Clarke Quay. Hosted by MediaCorp Class95FM DJ Glenn Ong and 987FM DJ, Sonia Chew, get ready for an epic countdown to the New Year with a lineup of stellar performances. Highlights include live band performances by Goodfellas (SG), colorful street decor, glow-themed street parade and roving percussionists adding to the festive beat.

Santacon 2014

Dec 09, 2014 20:27 SGT Clarke Quay The celebration stretches from one end of the Singapore River down to Clarke Quay with revelers stopping at partner outlets along the way for a mirth, merry-making and many great drink deals.