Are you planning to catch the SG50 National Day Parade live this year? Mark the dates below! Tickets will be open for application from 8 -17 May 2015, so keep your eyes (and fingers) peeled!
What: Tickets to The National Day (NDP) Preview or NDP
When: Ticket application opens on May 8 and closes on 17 May 2015.
Who can apply: Singapore Citizens (SG) and Permanent Residents (PR)
How to apply: Applications can be done through SMS, online, or at SAM and AXS stations. (See below for details)
Those eligible can ballot for up to six tickets to either the NDP Preview, or to the actual NDP, the National Day Parade Executive Committee said.
This year, applicants can choose to ballot for tickets at the Padang, The Float, or either location.
Successful applicants will be notified from 1 to 5 June 2015 via the contact number provided in their application. Successful applicants may collect their tickets from 5 to 14 June 2015, between 10am and 10pm daily, at Marina Square Shopping Mall Atrium (6 Raffles Boulevard Singapore 039594), where the NDP 2015 Exhibition will be held in conjunction.
Ticket Application – Options
Applicants can choose to ballot for two, four or six tickets to EITHER the NDP Preview on 1 August 2015, OR the actual NDP on 9 August 2015. Applicants should note that the lower the number of tickets applied for, the higher the chances of obtaining them.
This year, applicants can also choose to ballot for tickets at (i) Padang, (ii) The Float or (iii) either location. Applicants who choose (iii) will be eligible for ticket balloting for both locations. Applicants who choose (iii) will receive all allocated tickets for one venue (eg. all two, four, six tickets for the same venue). While both locations enable viewers to participate in the celebrations, applicants who are sure of which venue they prefer should avoid choosing “either location” as they may not get their preferred choice.
Ticket Application – Process
Ticketing application can be done via two channels:
a. Short Message Service (SMS)
Step 1: Go to ‘Create Message’ under the SMS function of your mobile phone.
Step 2: Key in your details in the format below and send it to 8240 0050 to apply for the tickets.
To select the Padang, applicants should key in the number “1”.
To select The Float, applicants should key in the number “2”.
To selection either location, applicants should key in the number “0”.
Below is an example of the SMS format:
S1234567A 2 NDP SG 0 JOEL FONG
S1234567A 2 NDP SG 1 JOEL FONG
S1234567A 2 NDP SG 2 JOEL FONG
Step 3: An SMS reply will be sent shortly to acknowledge receipt.
b. Website / SAM / AXS Stations
Step 1: Log onto the official NDP website at www.ndp.org.sg or visit any AXS and SAM stations. Alternatively, applicants can log onto the NDP website using Internet stations located at CitizenConnect Centres. CitizenConnect Centres have personnel present to assist in the application if required. The locations of the various SAM / AXS stations and CitizenConnect Centres can be found at www.singpost.com.sg, www.axs.com.sg and www.ecitizen.gov.sg respectively.
Step 2: Fill in all the fields as prompted on the screen before submitting the application form.
Ticket Application – Terms & Conditions
Each NRIC holder is limited to ONE application regardless of the mode used to apply. If more than one entry is made, only his/her latest application will be entered for the electronic ballot when the application period ends on 17 May 2015. Tickets will be allocated via an electronic ballot system supported by NCS Pte Ltd, and audited by KPMG Service Ptd Ltd. Tickets are NOT allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.
The balloting results are final and there will be no appeals. As each ticket admits one spectator to the parade, children (inclusive of infants) must hold a valid ticket to be admitted to the parade.
In response to previous feedback, all successful applicants in the NDP 2014 ticket eBalloting exercise will not be eligible for the NDP 2015 ticketing eBalloting exercise.
The NDP and Preview tickets are strictly not for sale. For further enquiries or feedback regarding NDP 2015 ticketing, please visit the official NDP website at www.ndp.org.sg.
Good luck to all!
For more information, visit www.ndp.org.sg//media/2015/05/Fact-Sheet_Ticketing.pdf
Do you know there will be Free Entry / Discounts to many places of interest during the SG50 NDP weekend?
There will also be many activities / events all over the island. Read more via SG50 Jubilee Weekend Fact Sheet
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