Jacky Yap  |  SG
Published 2014-08-11 12:00:04

Singapore celebrated its 49th birthday on Saturday, and all throughout the day, Singaporeans came to Twitter to connect with others and express their national pride on this special day, using #ndp2014 for a wide range of serious to funny moments.

The Twitter conversations peaked during the National Day Parade as people who attended NDP, or watched it on TV, tweeted during the live event to share the experience with other Singaporeans and people all over the world.

From pre-NDP excitement to the Red Lions to Lee Kuan Yew’s appearance to the live performances and post-event celebrations, here are some Twitter data and top Tweets to show how Singapore’s 49th National Day played out on Twitter:

Tweet Peaks on National Day

1. Fireworks at the end of the NDP Parade – 9836 Tweets per hour, 8-9pm, Aug 9th

2. Lee Kuan Yew attends NDP – 9548 Tweets per hour, 6-7pm, Aug 9th

3. “One People, One Nation, One Singapore” performances – 9458 Tweets per hour, 7-8pm, Aug 9th

Some of the Most Shared Tweets for National Day

Top Tweets from Leaders, Celebrities and Singaporeans

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong:

Member of Parliament Baey Yam Keng:

Singaporean Celeb and NDP Host Jean Danker:

Mr Brown:

Singaporean celeb Tosh Zhang:

Radio DJ and actor Bobby Tonelli:

Any noteworthy tweets we missed out?

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