Some of the major sports events organized by the Government to promote a sporting culture and to “build a rugged society” in those early independence years are featured in this segment.
It was one of Singapore's major sporting attractions. The name changed to Singapore Grand Prix in 1966 after Singapore attained its independence.
The NFX was launched by the Sports Division of the then Ministry of Social Affairs in 1969 to encourage physical fitness among the population.
Conceived by the then Ministry of Culture, Singapore 's first festival of sports was held from 4 - 12 Dec 1964.