Thursday, July 29, 2010

Life in SG - NDP (NE Shows)


National Education Shows
NE Show 1 - 10 July 2010
NE Show 2 - 17 July 2010
NE Show 3 - 24 July 2010
These are full dress rehearsals watched by Primary 5 students as part of their National Education programme.

From 5.00pm, the Pre-parade Segment comprising
- 2-way telecast with heartlands
- Red Lions jump


Eight Red Lions will be landing on the Padang arena, it will be another spectacular moment in NDP's history.

Parachutists first appeared in selected parades in the 1970s. At that time, they were made up of members from the Singapore Commandos Formation. Since the 1989 parade, the parachutists have become a regular at the parades, wowing the crowds with their free-fall displays.

At about 6,00pm, the Parade Segment comprising
- Parade & Ceremony
- state flag fly past
- Presidential Guns Salute
- Aerial Flypast
- Mobile Column


State flag fly past War Memorial Park, featuring a CH-47 Chinook helicopter and two AH-64D Apache helicopters.


Presidential Guns Salute

I was standing so close the the canon, I could feel the wave after each canon was fired... lucky got my ear plug ready.





Mobile Column


NE show 3 - under a boring sky

Joining in the Singapore nation's 45th birthday celebration at the Padang should get their cameras ready for a visual feast in the skies. This year's National Day Parade (NDP) air participation segment, put up by the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF), is set to wow the crowd once again.

NE show 2

Fireworks pics will be posted later :P

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