Celebrate Singapore’s 55th National Day and her resilience in combating the COVID-19 pandemic with a star-studded concert at Gardens by the Bay — from the comfort and safety of their homes.
The Gardens by the Bay and Mediacorp National Day Concert 2020 will premiere on Aug 10 at 8pm on Mediacorp Channel 5, meWATCH and meWATCH YouTube.
Class 95FM DJ Jean Danker will host the one-hour show, featuring performances by Nathan Hartono, Taufik Batisah, Inch Chua, Yung Raja, Kumar, Gurmit Singh and Suhaimi Yusof.
Highlights include a rendition of all-time favourite National Day song ‘Home’ by Guest-of-Honour President Halimah Yacob and her husband Mr Mohamed Abdullah Alhabshee, with a little help from the National Day concert performers.
Another highlight is ‘The Light’, is an upbeat number featuring Jarrell Huang, JJ Neo, Desmond Tan and Felicia Chin. Besides songs, there will be comic relief provided by Kumar, Gurmit Singh and Suhaimi Yusof.
The concert roster also includes Daryl-Ann, Fang Rong, James Seah, Liwani Izzati, Richie Koh, Sharon Shobana, and Yung Raja. Their pre-recorded performances were filmed at the various iconic locales at the nature park, such as the Supertrees, Flower Dome and Cloud Forest.
“Music can uplift the community and foster a shared sense of belonging during this challenging time,” said President Halimah. “Despite COVID-19, I am glad that Gardens by the Bay and Mediacorp remain dedicated to bringing the National Day Concert to Singaporeans. I hope this year’s concert will provide some encouragement and rally our diverse communities together as one people amidst the challenges ahead.”
Here are the telecast details:
Gardens by the Bay & Mediacorp National Day Concert 2020
When: Aug 10, 2020, 8-9pm
Where: Channel 5, meWATCH, meWATCH, YouTube
For more info, visit www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/nationaldayconcert.
Photos: Ministry of Communications and Information