National Museum Of Singapore & Other Landmarks Light Up For National Day From 1 To 31 Aug 2021

Evening Walk to See the Lights
File photo from 2020
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In the month of August 2021, seven buildings in the Bras Basah.Bugis (BBB) precinct will be lighting up in the colours of the National Flag, to mark National Day and in a hope to bring Singaporeans together through arts, culture and heritage.

Civic District & Bras Basah Bugis National Day Light Up 2021
Image: National Heritage Board

The buildings and landmarks that will be lighted up for National Day are the Central Fire Station, Cathedral of the Good Shepherd, National Museum of Singapore, National Design Centre, Stamford Arts Centre, Objectifs – Centre for Photography and Film, and The Cathay.

For example, at the National Museum of Singapore, the façade projection will take place from 1 to 31 August 2021, from 7.30 pm to midnight daily.

Singaporeans are invited to enjoy the light-up while staying safe in celebration of Singapore’s 56th birthday with the theme “Together Our Singapore Spirit”!


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Civic District Light Up for National Day 2020
File photo from 2020.

The light-up of BBB precinct is presented alongside the light-ups of other landmarks in the Civic District. These include Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, National Gallery Singapore, The Arts House, The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, and Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall.

The light up are a show of unity across the arts and culture sector. 


Light Up At National Museum Of Singapore

Evening Walk to See the Lights
File photo from 2020

As part of the heightened alert restrictions, from 1 August to 18 August, visitors are advised to enjoy the light-up in pairs only.

They are also required to remain masked up and practice a 1-metre safe-distancing at all times. There will be an onsite crew to remind visitors to observe the guidelines while visiting the light-up.


Other Events At The National Museum Of Singapore

There are also various music performances, art sessions, storytelling sessions and scavenger hunts that members of the public can participate in and go on a journey through Singapore’s history and culture.

Find out what else is on for National Day 2021 here.


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