Friday, August 12, 2016

NDP back in Kallang after 10 years

My Paper, Friday, August 12, 2016, Page A1, Top Stories
From http://epaper.mypaper.sg/epc/en/2016-08-10/
Source Website: http://mypaper.sg/top-stories/ndp-back-kallang-after-10-years-20160810
By mypaper, myp@sph.com.sg, 10 August 2016


TOMORROW'S HERE TODAY
PHOTO: TOMORROW'S HERE TODAY: A futuristic "sky city" rose into the air on the stage at this year's National Day Parade.
Singapore's "Sky City" taking shape - it is the most elaborate set of aerial props at the NDP this year - at the National Stadium on 9 August 2016.
ST PHOTO: LINETTE LAI
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http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/ndp-2016-kallang-wave-roars-through-national-stadium-as-singapore-celebrates-51st-birthday



THE Kallang Wave made a roaring homecoming in the place where it originated, as Singapore celebrated its 51st birthday yesterday at the National Stadium after a decade's absence.



Performers during NDP Preview 2 at the National Stadium on 30 July 2016.
PHOTO: Performers during NDP Preview 2 at the National Stadium on 30 July 2016.
ST PHOTO: DESMOND FOO
Published on 5 August 2016 at 3:40 pm SGT

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http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/ndp-2016-7-magical-moments-you-should-not-miss



A futuristic theme underlined the event at Kallang, with drones, lasers and 3D light projections being used to create eye-catching visual displays.



From: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4QiYeEZNos


The 55,000-odd spectators also, for the first time, sang songs in sign language at the parade, to symbolise the country's aspiration to be an inclusive society.




PHOTO: Performers using sign language to sing National Day favourite Home, on Aug 9, 2016.
ST PHOTO: SEOW BEI YI
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Crowds also gathered around the stadium to catch the spectacular outdoor fireworks as the two-hour show drew to a close.



he audience enjoying indoor fireworks at the National Stadium, on Aug 9, 2016.
PHOTO: The crowd, who was all pumped up and did not want the Kallang Wave to stop even though the segment was done. I think the Kallang Wave went 5 or 6 times around the stadium for the record!
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http://www.cheekiemonkie.net/2016/07/ndp-2016-show-national-stadium.html



A breathtaking Sky City prop which is a massive display six storeys high and hoisted in the air.
PHOTO: A breathtaking Sky City prop which is a massive display six storeys high and hoisted in the air. Using 3D projections, the display is made up of 15 iconic buildings. such as the Changi Airport, and the cloud forest and flower domes of the Gardens by the Bay (9 months to plan and design, 3 months to built).
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http://www.cheekiemonkie.net/2016/07/ndp-2016-show-national-stadium.html



Joined by over 150 special needs participants from seven Voluntary Welfare Organisations on stage, they will lead the audience in the segment to hand-sign popular NDP songs like Home and Count on Me, Singapore.
PHOTO: Joined by over 150 special needs participants from seven Voluntary Welfare Organisations on stage, they will lead the audience in the segment to hand-sign popular NDP songs like Home and Count on Me, Singapore.
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http://www.cheekiemonkie.net/2016/07/ndp-2016-show-national-stadium.html



One  year ago (2015, SG50)
PHOTO: One  year ago (2015, SG50)
Singaporeans having a grand time watching the National Day Parade at the Padang.
"Let's keep providing hand-ups, especially for those who start with less, helping them develop their strengths and have a real chance of doing well." - Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister
Picture posted by The Straits Times on 19 August 2015 at 5:00 am SGT
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http://www.straitstimes.com/opinion/the-relentless-effort-that-goes-into-keeping-spore-inclusive


By mypaper, myp@sph.com.sg, 10 August 2016



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