10 Locations To Go Tonight To Feed Your 'Gram With The NDP Fireworks
This year's NDP parade and show will be a little different from the previous years. With most of us cooping up at home this time around, you probably think that the activities are watered down; but the show must go on. And one of the crowd-favourite highlights are the NDP fireworks. If you're looking to watch this exciting display, read on.
Singaporeans can now catch the National Day fireworks display right from their homes or nearby, as they will be launched from 10 locations around the island. These will be the finale of the annual NDP celebrations, lasting for about 5 minutes. The pyrotechnics showcase will be start at around 8.20pm tonight.
Here are the 10 locations:
Ang Mo Kio
Jurong Lake Gardens*
*Closed to the public during the event to avoid large crowds gathering at the venues
Apart from this once-a-year event, heartland areas will enjoy the morning parade which some of you have seen earlier today, as well as Red Lions parachutists, mobile columns and aerial flypasts. If you still prefer to stay in the comfort of your couch, you'll be glad to know that these activities will be aired live on TV and radio channels throughout the day.
Earlier today, our Red Lions have landed near 2 hospitals - Ng Teng Fong General Hospital and Sengkang General Hospital, as a tribute to healthcare and other essential workers.
To facilitate the conduct of the activities and ensure public safety, the following areas will be closed to the public on Sunday:
Closed from 7am to 9pm: Esplanade Park, Empress Place.
Closed from 11am to 9pm: Lakeside Garden at Jurong Lake Gardens
Closed from 4pm to 9pm: Bay East Garden, Marina Barrage, promenade along Gardens by the Bay, promenade along Singapore Flyer, Youth Olympic Park.
Closed from 5pm to 9pm: Bayfront Event Space, Clifford Square, Esplanade Outdoor Theatre, Esplanade Roof Terrace, Jubilee Bridge, Merlion Jetty, Merlion Park, One Fullerton Waterfront Promenade, The Lawn@Marina Bay, The Promontory and Waterfront Promenade.
Pedestrian walkway closures
Closed from 4pm to 9pm: Lions Bridge, Marina Barrage Bridge, The Helix Bridge (Passage through only), walkway along Benjamin Sheares Bridge, walkway along Sheares Ave, walkway under Bayfront Ave connecting The Float@Marina Bay and Singapore Flyer.
Closed from 5pm to 9pm: Walkway on Esplanade Bridge towards Nicoll Highway.
Public carpark closures
Closed all day: Singapore Flyer Carpark (Level 3 and above), The Float @ Marina Bay Carpark.
Closed from 11am to 9pm: North Carpark at Jurong Lake Gardens, South Carpark at Jurong Lake Gardens
Closed from 4pm to 9pm: Bay East Garden Carpark, Marina Barrage Carpark, Satay by the Bay Carpark.
From 8.55am to 11.30am on Sunday, all aerial activities – such as kite-flying, hoisting of captive balloons and flying of unmanned aircraft including drones – will be prohibited. The public is also advised not to be alarmed by increased noise levels due to flying activities and fireworks.
Happy National Day, Singapore!