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NATIONAL DAY IN SINGAPORE

When is National Day in Singapore in 2019?

National Day in Singapore in 2019 is on the Friday, 9th of Aug (8/09/2019).

National Day in Singapore is on the 221th day of 2019. There are 144 days left in the year.

National Day in Singapore Facts

  • Date: Aug 09, 2019
  • 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

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Singapore in 2018

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
MondayMonJan 01, 2018Jan 01New Year's Day
FridayFriFeb 16, 2018Feb 16Chinese New Year
SaturdaySatFeb 17, 2018Feb 172nd day of Chinese New Year
FridayFriMar 30, 2018Mar 30Good Friday
TuesdayTueMay 01, 2018May 01Labour Day
TuesdayTueMay 29, 2018May 29Vesak Day
FridayFriJun 15, 2018Jun 15Hari Raya Puasa
ThursdayThuAug 09, 2018Aug 09National Day
WednesdayWedAug 22, 2018Aug 22Hari Raya Haji
TuesdayTueNov 06, 2018Nov 06Deepavali / Diwali
TuesdayTueDec 25, 2018Dec 25Christmas Day