NDP 2006 happenings


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jeremyftk

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Heya one and all! National Day is coming soon and there are quite a few things going on in conjunction with this iconic annual event. Here's a run down of some of the major things going on.

Website launch

The NDP06 website has been launched already, you may visit it at http://www.ndp.org.sg


E-balloting:

That's right! It's time to get up and ballot for those NDP tickets! This year's balloting period runs from 12 noon on 25th May till 11pm on 4th June 2006. Application is thru Teleohone, SMS, the NDP website and SAM/AXS Machines. More details can be found at the NDP 2006 website at www.ndp.org.sg.

Everyone is entitled to only one application and may apply for either 2, 4 or 6 tickets. This applies for tickets to the Preview on 29th July or the actual day on 9th August. Success rate will be proportionately higher for those who apply for less tickets.

Successful applicants will be notified by telephone from the period of 16th to 23rd June.

At the same time, the local broadcast media may hold ticket giveaway contests.


Celebrate Singapore

Yes it's back with a whole host of activities again. The main attractions you can look forward to this year:

- Singapore Fireworks Festival
5th, 8th, 11th, 12th August @ Marina Bay. Showtime at 9pm.

- Fly Our Colours!
From 1st July Islandwide.

- Colours Of Life : United As One 2006
July to August @ National Stadium. More info to come.

- 3G Video Your Kids! Contest
June to August Islandwide. More info to come.

- Take The City Walk Charity Walkathon
29th June @ The Padang. More info to come.

- Sayang Singapore
11th to 13th August @ Gallery Theatre, National Museum of Singapore. More info to come.



So this is pretty much the overview. Will post more details when I have the time.
Cheers!
 

Stanly

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This is for those who's interested in fireworks.....:D
14 June 2006

Traffic arrangements for fireworks rehearsal on 16th June 2006
By Eunice Ong, Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: There will be road closures affecting traffic on Friday, 16 June 2006 as a result of fireworks rehearsals for the National Day Parade.

It will be in the vicinity of the National Stadium.

The roads listed below will be closed between 9:25pm to 9:45pm.

a. Mountbatten Road ( between Stadium Boulevard and Nicoll Highway) carriageway towards Sims Way
b. Nicoll Highway ( between Mountbatten Road and Stadium Road)
c. Stadium Drive ( between Nicoll Highway and Stadium Walk)
d. Stadium Walk
e. Stadium Boulevard ( between Stadium Drive and Kallang Squash Centre)

Access to the road closure area will only be granted to police, military, emergency and labelled vehicles.

Public buses travelling into the vicinity of National Stadium will also be diverted.

Traffic police will be stationed at all affected road junctions to regulate traffic and assist motorists. - CNA /dt

Copyright © 2006 MCN International Pte Ltd
 

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Stanly said:
This is for those who's interested in fireworks.....:D
14 June 2006

Traffic arrangements for fireworks rehearsal on 16th June 2006
By Eunice Ong, Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: There will be road closures affecting traffic on Friday, 16 June 2006 as a result of fireworks rehearsals for the National Day Parade.

It will be in the vicinity of the National Stadium.

The roads listed below will be closed between 9:25pm to 9:45pm.

a. Mountbatten Road ( between Stadium Boulevard and Nicoll Highway) carriageway towards Sims Way
b. Nicoll Highway ( between Mountbatten Road and Stadium Road)
c. Stadium Drive ( between Nicoll Highway and Stadium Walk)
d. Stadium Walk
e. Stadium Boulevard ( between Stadium Drive and Kallang Squash Centre)

Access to the road closure area will only be granted to police, military, emergency and labelled vehicles.

Public buses travelling into the vicinity of National Stadium will also be diverted.

Traffic police will be stationed at all affected road junctions to regulate traffic and assist motorists. - CNA /dt

Copyright © 2006 MCN International Pte Ltd
Got alot of fireworks anot? Scaly go there shoot one two times then so waste time :think:
 

klm

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hey .. any one gt any new of the outcome ?
opp.. i forgt the collection location ? any one can help me :cry:
 

eloo2000

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anyone can recomend where is the best location to shoot the fireworks
 

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eloo2000 said:
anyone can recomend where is the best location to shoot the fireworks
In the stadium itself lor. Only bad thing is there's a lot of atmosphere (smoke and stuff) in the stadium, which makes the long exposures look bad. Then if you suay, some balloon will come and block your picture, spoiling it.
 

david_goh

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I think the best site to shoot fireworks on NDP is the National Stadium itself.

But the 'Singapore Fireworks Festival' mentioned is at Marina Bay. Will some of the open staircases @ Marina Square be good?
 

sehsuan

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From the NDP site:

Organiser: UnUsUaL Productions Pte Ltd

The Shows begin at 9pm

* Sat, 5 Aug 2006: Team ITALY by Mr Francesco AMBRICO of Magic Events.
* Tue, 8 Aug 2006: Team SINGAPORE by Mr Hery NG of Spectaworks Pte Ltd.
* Fri, 11 Aug 2006: Team NEW CALEDONIA by Mr Charles GERMAIN of Inter-Dis SARL.
* Sat, 12 Aug 2006: A Complimentary Musically Choreographed Fireworks Display by the French Team of Singapore Fireworks Festival 2004.
 

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Hi

Anybody organising a trip for the SFF events?

Last year, there was one organised for the NDP SAF Marina South exhibition, followed by the SFF Portugal team shoot.

Would be great to do that again this year. Please let all of us know if anyone's organising again.

Hope to hear good news soon!

Regards
Clipper
 

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