As a multiracial and multi-religious society, we have many different spoken and written languages.
Thus, having a common language such as English enables us to communicate with and understand one another better.
Racial Harmony Day is celebrated annually on 21 July in Singapore to commemorate the 1964 Race Riots.
It represents a day for schools to reflect on, and celebrate Singapore's success as a racially harmonious nation and society.
Students doned ethnic clothes to represent diversity and in turn learn about one another's culture and religion.
The GRC system in Singapore requires political parties to field at least one minority candidate in each GRC team.
The system was implemented to enshrine minority representation in Parliament, allowing the minority races in Singapore to be represented, ensuring fair decisions made.