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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
  • Fri
  • Aug 09, 2019

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Singapore in 2019

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
TuesdayTueJan 01, 2019Jan 01New Year's Day
TuesdayTueFeb 05, 2019Feb 05Chinese New Year
WednesdayWedFeb 06, 2019Feb 062nd day of Chinese New Year
FridayFriApr 19, 2019Apr 19Good Friday
WednesdayWedMay 01, 2019May 01Labour Day
SundaySunMay 19, 2019May 19Vesak Day
MondayMonMay 20, 2019May 20Vesak Day Holiday
WednesdayWedJun 05, 2019Jun 05Hari Raya Puasa
FridayFriAug 09, 2019Aug 09National Day
SundaySunAug 11, 2019Aug 11Hari Raya Haji
MondayMonAug 12, 2019Aug 12Hari Raya Haji Holiday
SundaySunOct 27, 2019Oct 27Deepavali / Diwali
MondayMonOct 28, 2019Oct 28Deepavali Holiday
WednesdayWedDec 25, 2019Dec 25Christmas Day