The human face of NDP 2018: 5 individuals and groups that stood out

(Clockwise from top left) Mr Boo Junfeng, the youngest creative director for the National Day Parade, divers from the Naval Diving Unit, creative responses to the open-ended statement "I am...", and Ms Lim Jiuan, the conductor of this year's NDP choir. PHOTOS: JONATHAN CHOO, BENJAMIN SEETOR, ARIFFIN JAMAR, SCREENGRAB FROM REDDIT/PESANTKIE
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This year's National Day Parade (NDP) was full of impressive colourful segments: Daytime fireworks, the return of Singaporean mascots from days gone by, and Singapore icons like the dragon playground appearing on floats.

It also featured a number of individuals and groups that touched the hearts of many Singaporeans.

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