MediaCorp broadcasts National Day Parade 2014 ‘live’ on Toggle and across multiple platforms

Singapore, 7 August 2014 – MediaCorp celebrates Singapore’s 49th birthday with ‘live’ telecast of National Day Parade (NDP) 2014 on 9 August across multiple platforms - Toggle, TV, radio, out-of-home and online.

Television viewers in Singapore can watch the parade on Channel 5, Channel 8, Channel U, okto, Suria, and Vasantham from 5.40pm to 8.15pm. Viewers in Asia will also be able to catch the NDP on Channel NewsAsia International (CNAI) from 5.40pm to 8.15pm Singapore / Hong Kong time.

The online community in Singapore and overseas Singaporeans around the world will be able to watch the simulcast of the parade ‘live’ on channelnewsasia.com/nd2014 and across the four language channels, Channel 5, Channel 8, Suria and Vasantham on Toggle.

Viewers who miss the ‘live’ broadcast of the parade may watch it on Toggle catchup and Video on Demand clips of the entire parade at channelnewsasia.com/nd2014. XinMSN will also offer catchup viewing on xinmsn.com/ndp2014 from 10 August 2014.

MediaCorp radio stations will broadcast the parade over 938LIVE, Capital 95.8FM, Warna 94.2FM and Oli 96.8FM from 5.40pm to 8.15pm in English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil respectively.

MediaCorp’s digital screens will also show the parade at Bugis Village, Chinatown Point, iFly (Sentosa), JCube, Junction8, Ion Orchard, Orchard Central (Indoor), The Star Vista and Westgate on indoor and outdoor screens from 5.40pm to 8.15pm.

Encore telecasts are as follows:  

English

Channel 5          17 August 2014, Sunday, 2.00pm – 5.00pm

Mandarin

Channel 8          17 August 2014, Sunday, 3.00pm – 6.15pm

Malay

Suria                   17 August 2014, Sunday, 3.50pm – 6.45pm

Tamil

Vasantham        15 August 2014, Friday, 3.00pm – 5.25pm

Issued by Brand and Communications, MediaCorp.

For more information, please contact:

Yeong Lai Lai

Senior Manager

Brand and Communications

MediaCorp

DID: 6350-3945

Fax: 6251-5628

Email: yeonglailai@mediacorp.com.sg

About MediaCorp

MediaCorp is Singapore’s leading media company with the most complete range of platforms, spanning television, radio, newspapers, magazines, movies, digital and out-of-home media.

It pioneered the development of Singapore’s broadcasting industry, with the broadcast of Radio in 1936 and Television in 1963. Today, MediaCorp has over 50 products and brands in four languages (English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil), reaching out to all adults in Singapore every week.

Initiatives in the new digital space include Internet TV-on-demand, High Definition TV broadcast and Over-the-Top (OTT) interactive services.

Beyond Singapore, MediaCorp is an active regional player through co-productions in TV dramas and movies, magazines publishing, as well as Channel NewsAsia International, one of the first Asian-owned English news channels.

Our financial and strategic relationship in the region includes International Media Corporation in Vietnam, which was set up to develop and produce television entertainment and economic news content. MediaCorp also has a stake in Singapore-based retail firm Reebonz, one of the region’s fastest growing luxury online retailers and a majority stake in Cubinet Interactive, a Malaysian digital games publisher.

Winner of numerous international awards and accolades including Asian Television Awards’ Terrestrial Broadcaster of the Year, MediaCorp’s mission is to engage, entertain and enrich audiences by harnessing the power of creativity.

For more information, please visit mediacorp.sg