Celebrate National Day with actions that can convey out the patriot in you, Latest Others News
Not one for OTT National Day celebrations, however nonetheless wish to discover a technique to commemorate our nation’s 57th birthday?
We obtained you — we love Singapore too, however that doesn’t imply we wish to deck ourselves out in a monochrome pink outfit and plaster a tattoo of the flag on our cheek.
From visiting a nostalgic mama shop-inspired cocktail bar to watching our nationwide monuments swathed in pink and white hues, we’ve discovered the good, trendiest actions to do this will awaken the patriot in you.
Attend a National Day live performance
The annual Singapore Symphony Orchestra National Day Concert is a homecoming celebration of native musicians, compositions and naturally, spirit. This 12 months, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra led by conductor Darrell Ang is joined by the Singapore Symphony Choruses and the Singapore National Youth Orchestra, with a particular look from the Lorong Boys.
During the live performance, look ahead to the music of our residence, together with a rousing efficiency of Home.
The Temasek Foundation SSO National Day Concert 2022 will probably be held on Aug 13 at Esplanade Concert Hall. Find out extra here.
Picnic whereas watching the National Day Parade
Catch the National Day Parade stay on telecast at OCBC Square and Stadium Roar at Sports Hub whereas having a enjoyable picnic together with your family and friends. You’ll even be capable of see the helicopter fly-past and the colorful fireworks show after.
If you’re there early to chope a great spot, strive your hand at old-school carnival video games like Five Stones and the nation flag eraser problem.
The stay NDP telecast commences at 5pm on Aug 9.
1 Stadium Drive, Singapore 397629
See our nationwide monuments LIT UP in pink lights
From Aug 1 to 27, look out for the historic, cultural and non secular landmarks round Bras Basah and Bugis, as they are going to be lit up in eye-catching pink and white lights from 7.30pm to midnight.
This 12 months, Cathedral of the Good Shepherd, Central Fire Station, National Design Centre, National Museum of Singapore (ongoing to 10 August), Stamford Arts Centre and The Cathay will be part of the tribute for the light-up.
We recommend taking a stroll across the space on a cool evening and seeing all six buildings in motion
Feast on New Singaporean delicacies
The brainchild of Chef LG Han, one Michelin-starred Restaurant Labyrinth performs round with age-old recipes and reinterprets our beloved native flavours. The menu, aptly titled Homage to my Singapore, is a recent eating expertise that pays tribute to our nation and the chef’s late grandparents.
At Labyrinth, be awed by reimagined native favourites like prata that counts luxurious black winter truffle as one of many components (placing the atas in pratas!) and chilli crab which contains chilli tomato ice cream.
8 Raffles Avenue, #02-23, Singapore 039802
Explore style by the lens of Singapore’s previous
#SGFASHIONNOW 2022 on the Asian Civilisations Museum showcases a brand new perspective on style in Singapore, seeing it by the lens of Singapore’s port metropolis heritage. Held at the side of style college students from Lasalle College of the Arts, revel within the college students’ private interpretations of material, expressed by putting ensembles and outfits.
This exhibition on the Asian Civilisations Museum runs until Oct 16. Find out extra here.
1 Empress Place, Singapore 179555
Attend Festival Bangsawan Singapura
Singapore’s solely impartial bangsawan (Malay opera) troupe Anggerik Temasek Bangsawan is presenting Sang Nila Utama, a bangsawan manufacturing that traces his lineage, heritage and journey. Relax on the garden of the Malay Heritage Centre together with your family and friends as you study extra about our Singapura founder by charming track.
The Festival Bangsawan Singapura will probably be held from Aug 5 to 9 on the Malay Heritage Centre. Find out extra here.
85 Sultan Gate, Singapore 198501
Peek into the know-how of yesteryear
Step into National Museum of Singapore’s newest exhibition, OFF/ON: Everyday Technology that Changed our Lives, Seventies — 2000s which revisits outdated on a regular basis know-how that performed an integral position in enhancing our lives in these many years. This know-how has modified nearly each facet of how we stay, whether or not it’s work, play and even socialising.
In the exhibit, try once-common relics such because the payphone, typewriter and technicolour tv in acquainted retro settings such because the hair salon and kopitiam. You can snap a photograph within the studio and watch a digital presentation of it ‘‘developing’ in a darkroom.
This exhibition on the National Museum of Singapore runs until Oct 30. Find out extra here.
93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897
Sip on a Milo old style at a ‘mama shop’
Who else remembers popping by the close by mama store after college to deal with your self to a refreshing popsicle or a cup of piping sizzling instantaneous noodles?
Drawing inspiration from our neighbourhood mama retailers, Mama Diam is holding the spirit of this quick disappearing commerce alive. You’ll discover the speakeasy’s ornate facade first — it’s been made to resemble a mama store in a HDB void deck, full with an old-school blue chess desk. Enter by way of the hid sliding door, and also you’ll be transported right into a smooth bar with industrial decor.
Sample local-inspired cocktails like Milo old style, chai tarik brew or sng mei (bitter plum) potion. Want one thing a lil’ stronger? Order a tray of photographs that are available in flavours like ondeh ondeh, paddle pop and Milo dinosaur. Mama Diam additionally places a novel spin on native meals, giving rise to dishes equivalent to natural bak kut teh udon and salmon lemak.
38 Prinsep Street, Singapore 188665
Drink a sundowner whereas taking in Singapore’s skyline
With a cocktail in hand, recognize Singapore’s beautiful glittering skyscrapers within the central enterprise district and past. May we recommend ordering Singapore’s most iconic cocktail, the Singapore Sling, to tie the whole lot collectively?
If you’re on the hunt for a rooftop bar to do that at, these are our picks.
P.S. Better but, head to certainly one of these bars on National Day itself for the right view of the fireworks. But finest make your reservations now.
This article was first printed in Her World.