In Pics: Spirits high at Independence Day 2019 celebrations in Singapore

On the Independence Day, the High Commission of India in Singapore was packed to the brim early in the morning for flag hoisting and Independence Day celebrations.

Spirits were high as Indians living in Singapore, as well as friends of India, gathered for the joyous occasion. Cultural performances were put up by students from the Global Indian International School (GIIS), as well as Kindle Kids International School. 

Connected to India brings you scenes from the ground: 

Hundreds of office goers witnessed the flag hoisting before heading off to their workplaces. Photo: Connected to India
Hundreds of office goers witnessed the flag hoisting before heading off to their workplaces. Photo: Connected to India
India's 73rd Independence Day flag hoisting ceremony at the Indian High Commission, Singapore. Photo: Connected to India
India's 73rd Independence Day flag hoisting ceremony at the Indian High Commission, Singapore. Photo: Connected to India
Jawed Ashraf, High Commisioner of India to Singapore, delivered an eloquent Independence Day address. Photo: Connected to India
Jawed Ashraf, High Commisioner of India to Singapore, delivered an eloquent Independence Day address. Photo: Connected to India
The young and the young at heart all joined in the celebrations. Photo: Connected to India
The young and the young at heart all joined in the celebrations. Photo: Connected to India
Tie-dyed 'bandhini' in the colours of the flag. Photo: Connected to India
Tie-dyed 'bandhini' in the colours of the flag. Photo: Connected to India
Lovely sunny weather to enjoy the cultural shows put up by school children. Photo: Connected to India
Lovely sunny weather to enjoy the cultural shows put up by school children. Photo: Connected to India
Intently listening to the student emcees from GIIS Siglap. Photo: Connected to India
Intently listening to the student emcees from GIIS Siglap. Photo: Connected to India
Capturing the colourful dances. Photo: Connected to India
Capturing the colourful dances. Photo: Connected to India
The green, grassy grounds of the  Indian High Commission, Singapore. Photo: Connected to India
The green, grassy grounds of the Indian High Commission, Singapore. Photo: Connected to India
Uniformed personnel mingling with the crowds post the ceremony. Photo: Connected to India
Uniformed personnel mingling with the crowds post the ceremony. Photo: Connected to India
The colonial styled Indian High Commision building nestled admist the tall skyscrapers of Singapore's central business district. Photo: Connected to India
The colonial styled Indian High Commision building nestled admist the tall skyscrapers of Singapore's central business district. Photo: Connected to India
The uniformed personnel and staff of the Indian High Commission. Photo: Connected to India
The uniformed personnel and staff of the Indian High Commission. Photo: Connected to India
You can never go wrong with a tricolour ‘bindi’. Photo: Connected to India
You can never go wrong with a tricolour ‘bindi’. Photo: Connected to India

 

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