15 Feb '11, 2pm

Total Defence Day marked by launch of "Home" music video & nationwide siren

SINGAPORE- "Home - Keeping It Together" - that's the theme of this year's Total Defence campaign. Along with it, the organisers have launched the "Home" music video. Yesterday (Feb 15) was Total Defence Day and a Public Warning System siren was also sounded at noon to mark the occasion. Feb 15 1942 was the day Singapore fell to the Japanese during World War II, and Total Defence Day is a reminder to Singaporeans that everyone has a part to play in defending the country. The video is a remake of a Singapore classic "Home" which was written by local composer Dick Lee and made popular by singer Kit Chan in the 1998 National Day Parade. Featuring 39 artistes, the video is now the face of this year's Total Defence campaign. Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Teo Chee Hean said Total Defence had enabled government agencies, private sector organisations and individual Sin...

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