National Day 2015

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National Day 2015

Flying with the Black Knights: My first-person experience

Standing on the ramp of a C-130 Hercules transport aircraft going 120 knots (222 kmh) at 10,000ft, the wind was both deafening and cold.

Treats to celebrate Singapore's 50th birthday

Celebrate SG50 with afternoon tea inspired by a variety of local flavours.

Different effects that make up this year's National Day Parade fireworks

Fireworks dazzle and enthral no matter how many times you have seen them. Instead of saying "this red one is nice" or "the big golden one is impressive", wouldn't it be nice to be able to actually name the effects? Here's a guide on how to identify and name some of these fireworks effects.

Jubilee Weekend guide

The 11 best moments from the Jubilee National Day celebration

SINGAPORE - The National Day Parade (NDP) 2015 was a rollercoaster ride in the best possible way.

Catch NDP action live on all ST platforms

If you don't have tickets to the National Day Parade (NDP) and do not want to squeeze with the crowds at SG50 celebrations, fret not.

Your ultimate SG50 weekend guide: Botanic Gardens

It is not every day that a Singapore destination gets named a Unesco World Heritage Site, but that is not the only reason to visit the Botanic Gardens during the Jubilee Weekend.

Head to the Marina Barrage for a mass picnic (left) on the roof and drop by Clifford Square for a food heritage exhibition, SG50: Deliciously Singaporean (above). Celebrate Singapore's jubilee in the city - at the Esplanade (left), which will host fr
Your ultimate SG50 weekend guide: Marina Bay Area

Hang out in the Marina Bay area if you want to soak up the festivities spilling over from the parade.

Your ultimate SG50 weekend guide: Sentosa

Sentosa is rolling out an entire weekend of freebies and special deals.

Jubilee Quiz


National Day 2015 Supplement

Mr Timothy de Souza has sung three national anthems in his lifetime: God Save The Queen, Negaraku and Majulah Singapura. He shares his memories singing Singapore's national anthem after the country gained independence.
National Day 2015 special: A toast to firsts

 In her first 50 years, Singapore - the improbable nation which some said should never have been - has notched up an impressive list of firsts.