Local News Update
History of Singapore
Singapore has enjoyed a series of majestic visual spectacles of parades since its colonial days where grand receptions were held regularly to celebrate their birthdays and coronations of the British monarchs. Singapore is usually marked by military and civilian processions, mass cultural performances, grand parades and spectacular fireworks displays.
In March 2015, the goverment made an surprised announcement by declaring August 7, a Friday, a public holiday, turning the weekend a four days break for Singaporeans.