Date: 30 November 2013
Time: 3pm to 7pm
Venue: Hong Lim Park
Objective: To support inclusion and celebrate abilities of people with Special Needs.
Highlights of Purple Parade 2013:
- More than 4000 people, with and without special needs, turned up to support Purple Parade despite the torrential downpour
- Supporters spontaneously formed a purple umbrella chain to facilitate the contingents to proceed to the stage for their parade. What a fantastic spirit of unity!!
- We broke Singapore Book of Records!! More than 5,000 supporters signed pledges in support of Singapore’s signing of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in 2012.
- ARC(S) and Pathlight School participated in Contingents and added to the festivities with their costumes purposely designed for Purple Parade to much applause.