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MediaCorp broadcasts National Day Parade 2012 'live' across multiple platforms 

Singapore, 7 August 2012 – Celebrate Singapore’s 47th birthday with MediaCorp’s ‘live’ telecast of this year’s National Day Parade (NDP) 2012 on 9 August across multiple platforms from TV, radio, out-of-home to online. 

Television viewers in Singapore can watch the ‘live’ parade proceedings on Channel 5 and in high definition on HD 5 from 5.20pm to 8.10pm. Viewers can also catch the action on Channel 8, Channel U, okto, Suria, and Vasantham from 5.50pm to 8.10pm. Viewers in Asia will also be able to catch the NDP ‘live’ on Channel NewsAsia International (CNAI) from 5.50pm to 8.10pm Singapore / Hong Kong time. 

MediaCorp’s radio stations will cover the parade ‘live’ over 938LIVE, Capital 95.8FM, Warna 94.2FM and Oli 96.8FM from 6.00pm to 8.00pm in English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil respectively. 

For those on the move, you will be able to catch the live screening of the Parade on the outdoor digital screens managed by MediaCorp at ION Orchard, Orchard Central, *Scape, Bugis Village and JCube from 5.20pm to 8.10pm. The ‘live’ Parade proceedings will also be beamed on 55-inch LED TV screens at 17# of our bus-stop locations around town. 

Viewers who are unable to catch the ‘live’ broadcast of the Parade may view them through Catchup TV on for Channel 8 and Channel 5 from 10 August 2012. Encore telecasts are as follows:

Encore Telecasts

okto                         11 August 2012, Saturday,  6.00pm – 9.00pm
Channel 5/ HD 5        18 August 2012, Saturday,  4.30pm – 7.30pm

Channel 8                  12 August 2012, Sunday,  1.30pm – 4.30pm

Suria                         12 August 2012, Sunday,  4.00pm – 6.30pm

Vasantham                14 August 2012, Tuesday,  4.30pm – 7.00pm

#The list of bus shelters as follow:


Road Name 

Bus Stop Description


Orchard Rd

Royal Thai Embassy


Orchard Rd

Opp Mandarin S'pore - Heeren


Orchard Rd

Lucky Plaza


Orchard Rd

Concorde Hotel


Orchard Rd

Delfi Orchard


Orchard Rd

Midpoint Orchard


Orchard Rd

Orchard Plaza


Scotts Rd

Royal Plaza on Scotts


Tanglin Rd

After Tomlinson Rd


River Valley

Fort Canning Park


Anson Rd

International Plaza


Fullerton Rd

One Fullerton


Napier Rd

British Council


Napier Rd

Gleneagles Hospital


Napier Rd

Opp British Council


Napier Rd

Opp Gleneagles Hospital


Grange Rd

Opp Traders Hotel

Issued by Corporate Communications, MediaCorp.
For more information, please contact: 
Yeong Lai Lai
Senior Manager
Corporate Communications
DID: 6350-3945
Fax: 6251-5628


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. 

Our industry firsts include the Digital Video Broadcast technology for outdoor digital television, and Asia’s first Digital Audio Broadcast radio service. Initiatives in the digital space include online classifieds, Internet TV-on-demand, High Definition TV broadcast.

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. 

Winner of numerous international awards and accolades including Asian Television Awards’ Terrestrial Broadcaster of the Year, MediaCorp’s vision is to become Asia’s top media company, delivering valued content to the world. 

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