Living the Singapore Story: Celebrating Our 50 Years 1965-2015

Commissioned by the National Library Board

The official SG50 book, Living the Singapore Story: Celebrating our 50 years 1965-2015, celebrates five decades of nation building through 58 compelling and heart-warming accounts of Singaporeans.

The Entertainers:

Top from Left: Najip Ali, television host; Eric Khoo, film director and Cultural Medallion recipient; Jack Neo, film director and Cultural Medallion recipient; Ivan Heng, theatre director (W!LD RICE) and Cultural Medallion recipient; Gurmit Singh,television host and film and television actor; Aaron Aziz, film and television actor; Hossan Leong, comedian and television host; Kok Heng Leun, theatre director (Drama Box) and Cultural Medallion recipient.

Middle from Left: Anna Lim, DJ; Liang Wern Fook xinyao music pioneer and Cultural Medallion recipient; Fann Wong, film and television actress; Billy Koh, songwriter and music producer; Zoe Tay, film and television actress; Kit Chan, singer and actress; Jeremy Monteiro, jazz pianist and Cultural Medallion recipient; Som Said, Malay classical dancer and Cultural Medallion recipient; Xiang Yun, film and television actress; Brian Richmond, veteran radio presenter; Ramli Sarip, rock singer and songwriter; Kuik Swee Boon, contemporary dancer and Cultural Medallion recipient.

Bottom from Left: Ken Lim, composer, artiste manager and music producer; Goh Lay Kuan, pioneer ballet dancer and Cultural Medallion recipient; Santha Bhaskar, Indian classical dancer and Cultural Medallion recipient; Ong Ken Sen, theatre director (TheatreWorks) and Cultural Medallion recipient; Lim Kay Tong, veteran film, television and stage actor; Joanna Wong, Chinese opera performer and Cultural Medallion recipient; Tay Teow Kiat, Chinese orchestra conductor and Cultural Medallion recipient, Atin Amat, pioneer Malay theatre practitioner (Teater Kami) and Cultural Medallion recipient; Patrick Chng, singer and local indie music pioneer.

Singapore Athletes:

Top from Left: James Wong, athletics; Savannah Siew, sailing; Sheik Alaud'din, silat; Zainal Abidin, squash; Saiyidah Aisyah, rowing; Lee Wung Yew, shooting; Feng Tianwei, table tennis; Jing Jun Hong, table tennis; Joscelin Yeo, swimming; Syed Abdul Kadir, boxing; Melanie Martens, hockey; Eugene Teo, waterpolo.

Middle from Left: Laurentia Tan, para equestrian; Neo Beng Siang, basketball; Quah Kimg Song, football; Muhammad Shakir Juanda, silat; Grace Young, bowling; Tan Eng Bock, waterpolo; SS Dhillon, official; Veronica Shanti Pereira, athletics; Micky Lin, netball; Tan Yoon Yin, official; Majid Ariff, football; Annabel Pennefather, hockey; Tang Pui Wah, athletics; Jasmine Ser, shooting.

Bottom from Left: Robert Tan, para sports; Yip Pin Xiu, para swimming; C Kunalan, athletics; Nurulasyiqah Mohammad Taha, bocci a; Arumugam Vijiaratnam, hockey.