National Day is around the corner, and it's time to celebrate unity, progress, and the vibrant spirit that defines our nation. Every year, we eagerly wait for 9 August to come around, that special day when Singapore is given a chance to come together and express our love and appreciation for the country. Celebrating our nation's independence with your loved ones offers an exceptional opportunity to create deep connections while appreciating Singapore's journey. If you’re wondering what to do on National Day, here are five creative ways to go about it:

Host a National Day Picnic in the Park

Embrace the spirit of unity and patriotism by hosting a picnic in one of Singapore's lush parks. Such an outing allows you to bask in the natural beauty of our city-state, share delicious food, and look forward to the dazzling fireworks that light up the night sky on National Day. Pack a basket with local delicacies, adorn your space with patriotic decorations, and engage in traditional games to make this day a memorable National Day celebration.

Organise a Virtual National Day Celebration

Even if you can't be together in person, you can still share the excitement and camaraderie of National Day. Organising a virtual celebration offers a unique way to bring loved ones together. Using a stable internet connection, you can opt for live streaming the National Day Parade or connect over video calls to feel like you're celebrating the event side by side. Inspire your family and friends to dress in red and white, our nation's proud colours. Together, you can sing National Day songs, share cherished memories, and express your appreciation for Singapore.

Watch the National Day Parade Together

The National Day Parade is an iconic event that symbolises Singapore's unity and progress. Watching the National Day Parade 2023 with your loved ones, either live or on television, can be an exhilarating experience. Witness the spectacle of performances, flypasts, and the awe-inspiring fireworks display, fostering a sense of togetherness.

Cook and Enjoy Local Delicacies

To truly celebrate Singapore's cultural heritage, consider cooking and enjoying popular local dishes like Chicken Rice or Laksa. Involve your loved ones in the process – the fun lies not just in eating, but also in preparing these iconic dishes. You could even share your favourite recipes and cook together, making the National Day celebrations all the more delicious and enjoyable.

Reflect and Appreciate Singapore's Achievements

National Day is a wonderful opportunity to reflect on Singapore's achievements. Engage in meaningful conversations about Singapore's history, its iconic landmarks, or its incredible progress. Whether through visits to museums, watching documentaries, or simply engaging in thoughtful discussions, deepen your understanding and appreciation of Singapore's journey.

Stay Connected and Share the National Day Spirit with M1

M1 plays a critical role in enabling connectivity and communication during the National Day celebrations. With M1's robust True 5G network coverage and high-speed data, you can effortlessly share pictures and videos with family and friends, capturing the spirit of National Day.

Plus, don't miss out on the exciting National Day promotions at M1. With special sales planned just for you, you can get your hands on the smartphone with the best camera, the most attractive mobile data plans and more. These deals make it easier than ever to stay connected and share your best National Day moments.

Whether you're organising a virtual celebration or cooking local delicacies, ensure you celebrate National Day 2023 in a way that fosters unity and shared experiences. No matter what you decide to do on this joyous occasion, make it a day filled with love, appreciation, and the spirit of togetherness. Happy National Day!