Dawn of the new Kallang

10 06 2014

A view of the soon to be opened new National Stadium from across the Kallang River at dawn – the dawn perhaps of a new “Kallang Roar”. The stadium, part of the newly redeveloped Singapore Sports Hub, is a long overdue replacement for the much-loved old National Stadium, which came down in 2010. The old stadium, was where the much feared “Kallang Roar” was born in, the collective noise that was heard from the cheers, chants and stamping of feet when as much as 70,000 packed the stadium during the days of the Malaysia Cup.  The stadium, which features a retractable roof, will open its doors on the weekend of 21/22 June when it hosts its first event, the World Cup 10s Rugby.

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10 06 2014
maximos62

A wonderful photo. I’m enjoying your Blog, it has helped me orient myself to Singapore on returning again after a 32 year absence. I’ll start posting a few stories about Singapore myself, soon.

12 06 2014
Jerome Lim, The Wondering Wanderer

Thanks maximos62! Thanks for the feedback and glad that the blog is of help! Will look out for your stories!

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