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NATIONAL DAY IN SINGAPORE

When is National Day in Singapore in 2021?

National Day in Singapore in 2021 is on the Monday, 9th of Aug (8/09/2021).

National Day in Singapore is on the 221th day of 2021. There are 144 days left in the year.

National Day in Singapore Facts

  • Date: Aug 09, 2021
  • National
  • Also Called:
  • Celebrations: Parades
National Day in Singapore iImage Credit: @sbamueller/flickr

The National Day in Singapore is celebrated every year on the 9th of August in honor of the birthday of the nation. On 9th August 1965, Singapore separated from the Federation of Malaysia and became an independent country. The first National Day is celebrated in 1966 in Singapore.

The National Day in Singapore is celebrated with a grand parade in the Padang (Singapore National Stadium) with amazing live performances, music and fireworks. This Parade has become the biggest national event in Singapore. On this day many political leaders appear at the public events and talk about the nation's heritage, laws, history, people, about recent events and future projects.

The National Day is considered as a Public Day with outings, picnics and lots of outdoor events like parades, air shows, fireworks and musical concerts. Parades generally occur in the morning and the fireworks occur in the evening. The Singaporeans dress themselves up in the patriotic colors like red and white. The National Day fireworks are usually accompanied with the patriotic songs like "'Stand up for Singapore", "Count on me Singapore" etc.

Singaporeans proudly fly their Flag, sing songs and enjoy the day with their friends and families.

National Day in Singapore Observances

DAY
DATE
HOLIDAY NAME
  • Sat
  • Aug 09, 2008
  • Sun
  • Aug 09, 2009
  • Mon
  • Aug 09, 2010
  • Tue
  • Aug 09, 2011
  • Thu
  • Aug 09, 2012
  • Fri
  • Aug 09, 2013
  • Sat
  • Aug 09, 2014
  • Sun
  • Aug 09, 2015
  • Mon
  • Aug 10, 2015
  • Tue
  • Aug 09, 2016
  • Wed
  • Aug 09, 2017
  • Thu
  • Aug 09, 2018
  • Fri
  • Aug 09, 2019
  • Sun
  • Aug 09, 2020
  • Mon
  • Aug 09, 2021

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Singapore in 2021

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
FridayFriJan 01, 2021Jan 01New Year's Day
FridayFriFeb 12, 2021Feb 12Chinese New Year
SaturdaySatFeb 13, 2021Feb 132nd day of Chinese New Year
FridayFriApr 02, 2021Apr 02Good Friday
SaturdaySatMay 01, 2021May 01Labour Day
ThursdayThuMay 13, 2021May 13Hari Raya Puasa
WednesdayWedMay 26, 2021May 26Vesak Day
TuesdayTueJul 20, 2021Jul 20Hari Raya Haji
MondayMonAug 09, 2021Aug 09National Day
ThursdayThuNov 04, 2021Nov 04Deepavali / Diwali
SaturdaySatDec 25, 2021Dec 25Christmas Day