NDP 2022 Heartland Celebrations – Engaging Singaporeans and Their Families

13 Jul 2022


NDP 2022 Heartland Celebrations – Engaging Singaporeans and Their Families

    Singaporeans can look forward to a series of celebrations at 12 heartland locations over the weekend of 6 and 7 August 2022, and on Tuesday, 9 August 2022 for National Day this year. This will allow more Singaporeans to participate in the festivities as we commemorate Singapore’s 57 years of independence.

    The National Day Parade (NDP) 2022 Heartland Celebrations seek to engage Singaporeans, their families and communities in the National Day festivities. Chairman of the NDP 2022 Heartlands Committee, Colonel Kwek Kian Leong said, “The NDP 2022 Heartland Committee has put together an exciting line-up of programmes for Singaporeans to come together as a community to celebrate another year of our nation’s independence. Singaporeans and their families can enjoy various activities and NDP favourites, such as the Red Lions, fireworks and static displays of vehicles from the SAF and the Home Team. We look forward to celebrating with all Singaporeans.”

    Of the 12 locations, five are Heartland Celebration Carnival sites situated across the island. The carnivals are organised in partnership with the People’s Association and will comprise exhibitions, performances and activities for families.

    People’s Association (PA) Group Director (Grassroots) Mr Pow Choon Ghee said, “PA and the NDP 2022 Executive Committee have curated exciting activities and programmes to engage Singaporeans island-wide at five heartland locations. Our PA volunteers have worked hard to bring the NDP festivities closer to the community, and we hope that residents will join us in these community celebrations with their families and friends.”

    To ensure the safety of the attendees, admission into the Heartland Celebration Carnival sites will be ticketed based on the respective site capacities. From 14 July 2022, 10 am onwards, the public will be able to collect entry tickets and carnival coupons at their nearest Community Clubs (CCs) on a first-come, first-served basis. These carnival coupons allow for the redemption of items such as NDP packs at the carnival sites. Additionally, from 23 July 2022, 10 am onwards, the public will also be able to apply for entry-only e-tickets to the carnival sites via the BookingSG link on the NDP website. These tickets will be released on a first-come, first-served basis. More details such as the list of CCs can be found on the NDP website (www.ndp.gov.sg) from 13 July 2022, 5pm onwards.

    NDP favourites will also be making their way into the heartlands. On 7 Aug, Singaporeans can look forward to viewing the Red Lions conduct freefall jumps at two heartland locations. On 9 Aug, there will be fireworks at five other heartland locations, as well as the Flag and Fighter Island Flypast.

    In line with national guidelines, the NDP 2022 Heartland Celebration sites will implement Vaccination Differentiated Safe Management Measures (VDS). All visitors must either be (i) a fully vaccinated(1) individual; (ii) an individual certified to be medically ineligible for all vaccines under the National Vaccination Programme; or (iii) a child 12 years old and under, regardless of vaccination status. The public will be required to provide verification of their vaccination status(2). Any visitors who are feeling unwell are advised to stay home and seek medical advice, when required.

6 August 2022

    On 6 August, Singaporeans can visit four Heartland Celebration Carnival sites from 4.00pm to 9.00pm. The four sites and their themes, are as follows:

a. Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park, Ficus Green - “Celebrations in the Park”

b. Punggol Open Field beside Waterway Point - “ONE Heart @ North-East”

c. Open Field next to Sembawang MRT Station - “Family Bliss @ North-West”

d. Open Field next to Buona Vista MRT Station - “Celebration with Our Stars”

7 August 2022

    On 7 August, the Red Lions will conduct freefall jumps over two heartland sites at around 9.00am, and will engage the public after their jumps. The two locations are:

a. Open Field next to Junction 8, Bishan

b. Open Field along North Buona Vista Road, near Ghim Moh Food Market

    In the evening, Singaporeans can visit the Heartland Celebration Carnival site at Geylang Wisma Serai, themed “Celebrating Togetherness @ South-East”, from 4.00pm to 9.00pm.

9 August 2022

    Ahead of the State Flag Flypast across The Float @ Marina Bay, two CH-47SD Chinook helicopters, each escorted by two AH-64D Apache attack helicopters, will fly the State Flag across Singapore via two routes, from around 5.25pm to 6.15pm:

a. The Western Route comprises the western areas of Singapore such as Bukit Panjang, Bukit Timah, Kranji, Choa Chu Kang, Jurong and West Coast.

b. The Eastern Route comprises the eastern areas of Singapore such as Khatib, Seng Kang, Punggol, Bedok, Pasir Ris, Changi and East Coast.

    From 5.50pm to 6.15pm, six F-16C/D fighter jets will execute the Fighter Island Flypast, in a delta formation, across the nation.

    Concurrent with the fireworks medley at The Float @ Marina Bay, fireworks will be set off at five heartland sites. These sites will be open to the public from 6.00pm onwards, with the fireworks display expected to happen between 8:15pm to 8:25pm:

a. Jurong West Stadium

b. Woodlands Stadium

c. Bedok Stadium

d. Former Tampines Junior College

e. Field in front of Ang Mo Kio Public Library

    Public viewing within the Jurong West Stadium, Woodlands Stadium, Bedok Stadium and former Tampines Junior College will be facilitated on a first-come first-served basis. VDS will be implemented, in line with national guidelines.

    Additional information on the NDP 2022 Heartland Celebrations is also available via the NDP social media accounts, Youtube page (www.youtube.com.sg/NDPeeps) and official website at www.ndp.gov.sg. The NDP 2022 Executive Committee also welcomes suggestions and feedback at ndpeeps@defence.gov.sg.

 

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(1) An individual is considered fully vaccinated by national guidelines if he/she has (i) received the full regimen of a World Health Organisation Emergency Use Listing vaccine, including the respective duration post-vaccination for the vaccine to be fully effective and boosters for eligible individuals; or (ii) recovered from COVID-19 within the last 180 days.

(2) Methods of verification are: (1) TraceTogether/HealthHub; (2) Sync Website (www.sync.gov.sg); (3) medical memo; and (4) COVID-19 Vaccination Card.

 

Page updated 15 Sep 2022