This article was first published on May 14, 2014, and updated on May 17, 2017.
The first National Day Parade at the floating platform was held in 2007.
The floating platform, which can seat about 27,000, was intended as a stop-gap measure since the National Stadium, the venue for the National Day Parade, was torn down in 2007.
The chance to see the first NDP on water drew nearly 470,000 applications for just 54,000 tickets. It was the second highest number of applications since 2003 and inspired touts to hawk tickets online for as much as $250 each.
Ten years on, the 2017 National Day Parade will return to the floating platform after a two-year hiatus.
We look back at the NDPs held on the water since that first one in 2007.
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