Big Days of Singapore
Every year, Singaporeans come together to celebrate and commemorate some of the historical milestones or events that happened in the past.
Commemorates on July 21 every year to mark the anniversary of the 1964 racial riots. What exactly triggered the racial riots and how was it overcome?
On 9 August 1965, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew announced that Singapore has separated from Malaysia to become an independent state with tears brimming in his eyes.
Celebration (1966 onwards)
On August 9 every year, Singapore celebrates National Day with parades held at various locations to commemorate its independence from Malaysia.
Commemorates on February 15 every year to remind its people of a dark chapter in Singapore’s history and to never take peace and security for granted.
Remembering Mr. Lee Kuan Yew
A seven-day period of national mourning for Singapore's founding father and former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew who made a big contribution in building Singapore.