Taking part in the National Day celebrations this year will be even easier for Singaporeans living abroad.
The National Day Parade (NDP) branding and publicity committee yesterday announced two social-media initiatives to reach out to Singaporeans all over the world.
One of them is the e-Flag, which allows Singaporeans to attach an image of the Singapore flag - called a badge - to their Facebook profile pictures to show their support for the country.
The other initiative is the e-Pledge, under which Singaporeans can download and repost NDP graphics from the NDPeeps Facebook page (www. facebook.com /ndpeep).
The graphics include NDP-themed Facebook cover pictures and online posters publicising the Pledge Moment.
At a media briefing yesterday, Lieutenant-Colonel Ng Sin Ain, chairman of the branding and publicity committee, said: "(Through) the e-Pledge and e-Flag activities, we hope to break down geographical boundaries and extend this collective experience to Singaporeans all around the world."
Introduced in 2009, the Pledge Moment is a National Day event where Singaporeans are invited to recite the Pledge and sing the National Anthem together, regardless of location.
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