Singapore’s National Day is just round the corner. Are you as excited as us?

The National Day Parade NDP 2019 will be at The Padang as the country marks 200 years since the founding of modern Singapore. In the weekends leading up to the actual day itself, there will be combined rehearsals, National Education and full dress rehearsals and guess what, you can actually be around to catch some of the performances and aerial displays etc.

Related Read: Singapore Bicentennial 2019 Commemoration & Events

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National Day Rehearsal Dates

In the lead up to National Day Parade (NDP) 2019, mobile column rehearsals will be held on these dates at Tuas South:

  • 11 May 2019 (NDP Combined Component Rehearsal CCR 1)
  • 18 May 2019 (NDP CCR 2)
  • 25 May 2019 (NDP CCR 3)
  • 8 June 2019 (NDP CCR 5)


There will be NDP combined rehearsals will be held on these dates (at Padang):

  • 15 June 2019 (CR1)
  • 22 June 2019 (CR2)
  • 29 June 2019 (CR3)
  • 6 July 2019 (NE1)
  • 13 July 2019 (NE2)
  • 20 July 2019 (NE3)
  • 27 July 2019 (NDP Preview 1)
  • 3 August 2019 (NDP Preview 2)


NDP 2019 Highlights (Based on CR1, 2, 3 & NE1)

Approximate timings based on CR1, 2, 3 & NE1, NE2 (subject to changes):

5.50pm to 6pm – Red Lions Free Fall (weather dependent) Note: NE2 timing was at 6.02pm to 6.10pm
6.27pm to 6.30pm – Marching contingents march in
6.35pm to 6.38pm – State Colours and Guard of Honour GOH march in
6.39pm – Arrival of Prime Minister
6.44pm – Arrival of President
6.45pm to 6.46pm State Flag Flypast (From right of Padang to left)
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6.46pm – RSAF Bombburst (From MBS towards Padang)
6.48pm to 6.51pm – 21 Gun Salute
6.56pm to 6.57pm – Fire of Joy (Feu de joie)
6.57pm onwards – Airbus A330 MRTT & F15s (from right of Padang to left)
7pm – 7.01pm – RSAF F15s Flying Display (2 from MBS to towards Padang, 1 from right and circle one round and turn back for vertical climb)
7.01pm to 7.12pm – Parade march past
7.14pm to 7.30pm – Mobile Column
8.14pm to 8.20pm – Fireworks Finale (8.10pm on NE3)

Places to watch mobile column include: Suntec, Raffles City, Funan & Supreme Court (North Bridge Road), Victoria Concert Hall.

One of our readers, Maureen Zhou, made this video :)

Singapore National Day

Actual Day: 9 August 2019

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Related Read: National Day Celebrations @ Heartlands 2019

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