MediaCorp broadcasts National Day Parade 2013 ‘live’ on Toggle and across multiple platforms


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MediaCorp broadcasts National Day Parade 2013 'live' on Toggle and across multiple platforms

Singapore, 7 August 2013 – MediaCorp celebrates Singapore’s 48th birthday with ‘live’ telecast of this year’s National Day Parade (NDP) 2013 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, HD 5, Channel 8, Channel U, okto, Suria, and Vasantham from 5.45pm to 8.35pm. Viewers in Asia will also be able to catch the NDP on Channel NewsAsia International (CNAI) from 5.35pm to 8.35pm Singapore / Hong Kong time, as well as on its website at channelnewsasia.com/live, and channelnewsasia.com/nd2013.

MediaCorp radio stations will broadcast the parade over 938LIVE, Capital 95.8FM, Warna 94.2FM and Oli 96.8FM from 5.45pm to 8.35pm in English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil respectively.

For the first time, Toggle will simulcast the Parade across the four language platforms, Channel 5, Channel 8, Suria and Vasantham. Overseas Singaporeans can take the opportunity to view our National Day Parade ‘live’ on Toggle via SG+, by registering for a Toggle account with their NRIC number. XinMSN is also offering live streaming of the simulcast Parade proceedings from Channel 5.

Viewers who are unable to catch the ‘live’ broadcast of the Parade may watch it on Toggle catchup at toggle.sg/page/free/491 across the four channels, Channel 5, Channel 8, Suria and Vasantham. XinMSN will also offer catchup viewing on xinmsn.com/ndp2013 for Channel 8 and Channel 5 from 10 August 2013.

MediaCorp’s digital screens will also show the Parade at JCube, Bugis Village, iFly (Sentosa), Orchard Central (indoor), Ion Orchard and the newly renovated ChinaTown Point on indoor and outdoor screens from 5.45pm to 8.35pm. Selected bus-stops in town will also screen the proceedings on 55-inch LED TV screens. Toggle will also bring the parade to The Star Vista and Bishan Junction 8 via the screens there.

Encore telecasts are as follows:

English

okto                              17 August 2013, Saturday, 6.00pm – 9.00pm

Channel 5/ HD 5             18 August 2013, Sunday, 3.00pm – 6.45pm

Mandarin

Channel 8                      11 August 2013, Sunday, 1.00pm – 4.30pm

Malay

Suria                             18 August 2013, Sunday, 3.50pm – 6.45pm

Tamil

Vasantham                    15 August 2013, Thursday, 3.00pm – 6.00pm

#The list of bus shelters as follow:

S/No.

Road Name

Bus Stop Description

1

Orchard Rd

Royal Thai Embassy

2

Orchard Rd

The Heeren

3

Orchard Rd

Lucky Plaza

4

Orchard Rd

Concorde Hotel

5

Orchard Rd

Delfi Orchard

6

Orchard Rd

Midpoint Orchard

7

Scotts Rd

Royal Plaza on Scotts

8

Tanglin Rd

After Tomlinson Rd

9

River Valley

Fort Canning Park

10

Anson Rd 

International Plaza

11

Fullerton Rd

One Fullerton

12

Napier Rd

British Council