Press Releases

Jul 27, 2015 14:42 SGT SG50 It was a weekend of FAMILY FUN with memories of the past filled trip down the memory lane, celebrating SG50 with a special tribute to 50 years of fashion on 6th and 7th June 2015! Giving the event a fashionable twist, a total of 64 models, comprising of adults and children took the stage. The youngest model was 10 months old Katie Cheng, who shared the same birthday as Singapore.

Jul 27, 2015 14:15 SGT SG50 The mythical Merlion, the explorer prince Sang Nila Utama, Badang the strong man and the filial princess Radin Mas - see how these colourful characters of local legends are brought to life with the help of more than 8,000 orchids and plants in the floral display, "From Tales to Legends: Discover Singapore Stories". For more information, please download the pdf.

Jul 25, 2015 00:00 SGT SG50 True to its objective of working with true engineering, Autium Pte. Ltd. is proud to present “Celebrating 50 years of Engineering Pioneers in Singapore”, an exhibition where we celebrate all the remarkable individuals who with their teams, have made a difference, and made the little red dot a global engineering superpower.

Jul 13, 2015 00:00 SGT SG50 Singapore Sounds (SS) is a new semi-professional orchestra that specialises in music written by Singaporeans and performed by Singaporeans. Their goals are simple: in celebration of the nation’s golden jubilee, they hope to unite Singaporeans with music that we identify with, represents Singapore, and preserve our National heritage.

Jul 10, 2015 00:00 SGT SG50 On 9 August 1965, the Proclamation of Singapore’s independence was announced over Radio Singapore. A recording of our founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew reading the Proclamation of Independence will be heard simultaneously throughout the nation at the National Day Observance Ceremonies (NDOCs) happening in your communities and also over all local TV and radio channels.

Jul 09, 2015 00:00 SGT SG50 SINGAPORE, 9 July 2015 – Don’t have a ticket to the National Day Parade at the Padang but still want to soak in the atmosphere of Singapore’s Golden Jubilee celebrations? Come on down to Our Esplanade Estate, affectionately known as The “Durian”, Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay from 6 – 10 August 2015 and enjoy a wide range of free programmes and activities.

Jul 08, 2015 17:51 SGT SG50 The Ministry of Education (MOE) is organising an SG50 exhibition titled “Good Morning ‘Cher: Our Schools, Our Teachers, Our Stories” from July to August 2015. Minister for Education, Mr Heng Swee Keat, will launch the exhibition at Changi City Point on 11 July 2015.

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.