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Celebrating Our Singaporean Identity

Students came in the morning dressed in shades of red and white to commemorate the nation’s birthday. Each colour is symbolic in meaning; red stands for universal brotherhood and equality of men while white is a sign of pervading and everlasting purity and virtue.


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Every year, Fairfield’s National Day Parade is a platform to showcase the Uniformed Groups (UGs) in our school as well as to recognise their efforts and achievements made in the past year.


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This annual event also provides an opportunity for Fairsians to celebrate Singapore’s  independence and cultivate a sense of national identity by reflecting on the national day message and singing of the National Day songs. 


 



In celebration of the Singapore Bicentennial, a games segment was also held after the main parade. Fairsians were engaged in activities that focused on a feature of Singapore’s culture or history. All the classes also competed to see which of them could best complete the Great Singapore Workout.