Hello Kallang! Mini Series

There are so many things named after Kallang - but do you know the origins of its name? Discover Kallang through this 3-part mini-series to look at different facets of the area’s development. You will also get to see the former Police Coast Guard HQ at 5 Stadium Lane in a new light – through the eyes of a Police Coast Guard retiree and discover landmarks that powered the whole nation!

Video 1: What is Kallang?


Did you know that Kallang was named after the Orang Biduanda Kallang, a nomadic tribe of the Orang Laut who first settled at the mouth of the Kallang River? Find out more about Kallang’s growth and the different waves of development that greatly contributed to where Singapore is today.


Video 2: Landmarks of Kallang


Discover the multi-layered history of the Kallang precinct through these three landmarks, which became intertwined with Singapore’s growth and development. Join us and explore the lesser-known facts of the Kallang Gasworks, which powered the nation’s streets and also Kallang Airport, which brings out the area’s rich aviation history. Let us not forget the landmark that brought to life the Kallang Roar – our beloved National Stadium! Watch to find out more.


Video 3: Stories of 5 Stadium Lane


Discover the stories camaraderie, discipline and dedication at the former Police Coast Guard (PCG) Headquarters, located at 5 Stadium Lane, through the eyes of Mr Sebastian Yeo, a former Police Coast Guard. Find out what life was like for him as he recounts his memories working at the scenic Kallang Headquarters during the early days of career and the role of the PCG in preventing, deterring and detecting crimes in Singapore Territorial Waters.   


The video of 5 Stadium Lane was produced with the support of the National Youth Sports Institute.

About the National Youth Sports Institute (NYSI)


Launched in November 2015, the NYSI is a youth-centric sporting organisation that aims to value-add and positively impact the Singapore youth sports ecosystem. Initiated by the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, NYSI works closely with the Singapore Sports School and Singapore Sports Institute to drive youth sports development through the 4 functional areas of Talent Identification and Development, Youth Coaching, Sports Science and Athlete Life Management. Find out more at nysi.org.sg. 

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