The Embassy celebrated great American cities at America’s 242nd birthday party on July 6, 2018. The event, held at Gardens by the Bay, was attended by guests from the diplomatic, business, education and media communities.
The official proceedings were kicked off by the U.S. Marine Corps Color Guard ceremony. Chargé d’Affaires, ad interim, Stephanie Syptak-Ramnath and Singapore Senior Minister of State for Defence and Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman gave remarks, reaffirming the strong U.S.-Singapore bilateral relationship. Guests were treated to a performance of both the U.S. and Singapore National Anthems by the world-renowned Philadelphia Boys Choir.
In case you missed all the action, watch our Facebook Live videos here:
- https://www.facebook.com/singapore.usembassy/videos/10160477483750184/ (behind-the-scenes)
- https://www.facebook.com/singapore.usembassy/videos/10160477612850184/ (official ceremony)
Thank you to everyone who celebrated Independence Day with us, particularly our kind sponsors who made the event possible.