High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The National Day Parade, 2005 (NDP) was a national ceremony in Singapore on August 9, 2005 to commemorate Singapore's 40 years of independence. In addition to the military-style parade, other celebrative events, such as the Mobile Column, fireworks and community carnivals were also organised during the period. The theme for NDP 2005 was "40 Years of Nation Building". Before the main parade, there was an hour long entertainment at the Padang including performances from the combined schools choir and the combined schools band. Other events included a mass precision drill and a skydiving display by the "Red Lions" team from the SAF.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The National Day Parade (Abbreviation: NDP, Chinese, Malay: Perbarisan Hari Kebangsaan, Tamil) is a national ceremony in Singapore that, as its name implies, includes a parade on Singapore's national day on August 9, in commemoration of Singapore's independence that is usually held in the Singapore National Stadium or the Padang. For the first time in 2007, it was held in Marina Bay and future parades will be held there until the new sports hub is completed in around 2014, with the exception of 2010, when the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics opening will be held at Marina Bay. The parade will then be held at the Padang.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The National Day Parade, 2006 (NDP) was a national ceremony held on 9 August 2006 at the National Stadium to commemorate Singapore's 41st year of independence. The event will be the last parade to be held at the old stadium, as it will be slated for demolition in 2007. The parade will therefore be located at Marina Bay on a floating pavilion, until the new stadium is completed. Besides military events, events such as singing, drama, dance items put up by various organisations, fireworks, other entertainment programmes were organised during the National Day period.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The National Day Parade 2008 (NDP 2008) was a national ceremony held on 9 August 2008 at the Marina Bay Floating Stadium to commemorate Singapore's 43rd year of independence. For the second time, the event was held in the Marina Bay area.The theme for NDP 2008 was "Celebrating the Singapore Spirit". The theme was inspired by the previous years Prime Minister's National Day Rally speeches. Five domain of the Singapore Spirit emphasied and portrayed during the parade were: Unity, Determination, Confidence, Dynamism, and Compassion.