2013 Changing of the Istana Guards, Singapore


xtemujin

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[SIZE=+0]The Changing of Guards Ceremony is conducted by the SAF Military Police Command and the SAF Band.

It takes place along Orchard Road and at the front gates of the Istana on the first Sunday of every month.

The new Guards, along with the SAF Band and SAF Military Police Command's Silent Precision Drill Squad (SPDS), will march along Orchard Road to the Istana main gates to take over from the old Guards.

The public is welcome to witness the ceremony.

Commencement time for the ceremony may be subjected to changes in the event of inclemental weather.

Dates may also be subjected to changes.

Day: First Sunday of every month
Time: 5.45pm
Venue: Istana Main Gate
Approx. Duration: 60 mins

January: 060113
February: 030213
March: 030313
April: 040413
May: 050513
June: 020613
July: Close shop for NDP
August: Close shop for NDP
September: 010913
October: 061013
November: 101113
December: 011213

http://www.istana.gov.sg/content/istana/theistana/ceremonialguards.html

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xtemujin

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The Changing of the Istana Guards will close shop temporary for the month of July and August 2013 for the NDP.

Cheers.
 

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