NDP2020: Public Warning System To Rally Singaporeans Together For The National Anthem And Pledge Moment

NDP2020: Public Warning System To Rally Singaporeans Together For The National Anthem And Pledge Moment
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Across the island, the Public Warning System will sound twice on National Day 2020, rallying Singaporeans to come together in unity. The siren will first sound in the morning at 10.30 am and once more at 8.20 pm.


“All Clear” Siren To Sound 9 August for Anthem And Pledge Moment

"All Clear" Siren To Sound 9 August for Anthem And Pledge Moment
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On 9 August 2020, the Singapore Civil Defence Force will first sound the “All Clear” signal at 10.30 am to signal the Anthem Moment. At this time, Singaporeans are encouraged to come together to sign the national anthem, Majulah Singapura.

During the Anthem Moment, there will be concurrent flag-raising ceremonies taking place at eight locations across the island. These locations were chosen to represent key national sectors. From home, Singaporeans can join the nationwide flag-raising ceremonies by tuning in to the National Day Parade 2020 coverage on TV or YouTube.

The second “All Clear” siren on 9 August 2020 will be at 8.20 pm. This signals the start of the Pledge Moment where citizens can join together to say the national pledge. The Pledge Moment will be the culmination of the NDP Evening Show.

In both cases, the Public Warning System will sound for 20 seconds. The public is advised not to be alarmed.


Public Warning System Will Also Sound On 1 August 2020

As part of the rehearsals for National Day 2020, the Public Warning System will also sound at 10.30 am and 8.20 pm on Saturday, 1 August 2020.

The “All Clear” signal consists of a long continuous tone. You can listen to it here.

 

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