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.
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.