PM Lee and President Tony Tan Keng Yam to be involved in Chingay Parade's finale
Published on Feb 6, 2014 12:26 PM
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and President Tony Tan Keng Yam will join some 3,000 performers in the Chingay Parade's finale 'Knit with One Heart' on Friday and Saturday respectively.
They will give their wishes to encourage all Singaporeans to come together as "One People" during the finale song. Both will also be present as guests of honour on the respective dates, greeting audiences on the parade opening float,
Chairman of the Chingay Parade Mr Nah Juay Hng shared this at a media briefing on Thursday. He said: "It's a parade that is co-created by Singaporeans... Through the parade, we hope to share Singapore's culture with the world."
The parade which began in 1973, will also feature 500 performers from six countries this year. They comprise performers from South Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Italy and the Philippines.
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