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The Singapore identity
THE fly-bys, the parade, the finale fireworks - these are the events that are synonymous with the once-a-year celebrated National Day Parade.
But what makes us Singaporeans? For the citizens of a 50-year young country, this can be a difficult question to answer.
Is it by merely adding the "lahs" or "lehs" at the end of our sentences? Or chowing down on some favourite dishes with our love ones? How about complaining incessantly about some people or establishment or the government?
On the nation's 50th anniversary, BT photographers Arthur Lee, Yen Meng Jiin and Shawn Teo - each born in a different decade - took to the streets. Through their lenses, they attempt to give the answer to the question: What makes the Singaporean "Singaporean"?
- Jubilant chorus as S'pore turns 50
- The hard business of being Singapore
- How Singapore won me over
- Record-breaking moments