NDP 2016 at National Stadium

NDP 2016 at National Stadium.
No Red Lions, Flypast, or Big bang fireworks.

However, the best part of the show is watching the kids enjoy themselves.
Singing, Cheering, Reciting the Pledge, Mari Kita (National Anthem Majulah Singapura).

When did they memorised the lyrics (link) for Tomorrow’s Here Today? (I even have problem remembering the tongue-twisting song Title)

Nevermind, kids are showing us Singapore’s future is bright 🙂

Seeing Alethea and Boon Xin enjoying themselves, can I nominate them for the BEST motivators award?
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Band 53a crooning NDP 2016’s theme song.
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Military band.
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Huge LCD screens all around ensure we never miss any action. Motivators are decked in white to rah-rah the audience and raise the tempo.
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We enjoyed all the segments and goosebumps. Nothing like singing favourite Singapore songs together 🙂
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Two items are memorable, hand-signing of “Count on Me Singapore!” and Kallang Waves (endless haha).
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Video (Link): NDP 2016 “Count On Me” Hand Signs (Not easy for me to coordinate my left right hands haha but give us points for our enthusiasm)

To be truly successful, Singapore must embrace everyone in the society.
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Proud Singaporeans.
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Contingents form-up.
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When the Chinook flypast with Singapore flag (look at big LCD ok), sing Majullah Singapura with Gusto!
I want the kids to be proud to be Singaporeans, hope they will not take our Nation’s peace for granted (especially in these uncertain times).

Some folks will get to Pull the Singapore flags up the seats!
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Stand-in President reviewing Guard of Honour.
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Feu-de-joie (Indoor), super LOUD as the blanks echo around the stadium 🙂
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Sky turning dark, but the atmosphere and mood indoor is electrifying.
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March past
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Police and soldiers file onto the steps, symbolising everyone need to play a part to keep Singapore safe.
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More smiles
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Shine wrist band, SHINE! Thousands of little lights will be synchronised off our wrists 🙂
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Twinkle Twinkle little stars lit up the National Stadium, so NicE!
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Folk hero “Legend of Badang”, and a Singapore Stone 🙂
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Story telling, Ah Gong sharing Singapore’s growing years.
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2065 Singapore, is that our home in the sky?

Look at the “rolling” multimedia screen below the stage, as children paintings (and aspirations) are projected, the performers form the shape too. Impressive act!
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Fireworks seem a distance away (over at Kallang Basin).
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Rousing audience, indoor fireworks too! Indoor fireworks feel closer and definitely more impactful! Let us sing patriotic songs together again 🙂
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Video (Link) : NDP 2016 theme Song by 53A

We can see the Singapore flag projected onto the roof.
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Happy family, NDP 2016 went beyond our expectations, Kudos!
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Thank you to all the volunteers and participants for such a splendid performance!
Funpack comes in Red and White, and they got water proof cover too, Cool.
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Video (Link) : Songs , and more Songs

NDP show and performance is always better when we participate with buddies, Cheekiemonkies 🙂
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This was our NDP 51 preview (NDP 2016 at National Stadium), and we are sure more families will enjoy the upcoming previews too! Gather more details and highlights about NDP 2016 on their website and NDPeeps Fanpage.

– SG50’s NDP celebration was poignant because we lost Mr Lee Kuan Yew
Old National Stadium (Kallang Stadium)
– More NDP parades here http://sengkangbabies.com/tag/ndp
– Nearest MRT is Stadium, followed by Kallang and Mountbatten stations
– (updated 27Jul, Leisure Dome carpark no longer available from 30July onwards)
Leisure Dome carpark will still be available but expect jams (Carpark 4 and 5 reserved for NDP)

– More photos uploaded on our Fanpage album.

Have a Good 51st Birthday Singapore, we LOVE you!