The flag of Singapore is a symbol of the nation’s identity and aspirations. It features horizontal stripes of red above white, with a crescent moon and five stars in the top left corner. The red symbolizes universal brotherhood and equality of man, while the white represents purity and virtue. The crescent moon represents a young nation on the rise, while the five stars represent Singapore’s ideals of democracy, peace, progress, justice, and equality. The design reflects Singapore’s multicultural society, unity, and commitment to progress. Adopted in 1959, the flag symbolizes Singapore’s history, values, and achievements. It serves as a proud emblem of the nation’s status as a modern, dynamic city-state.