Celebrate Chinese New Year 2022 with Chinatown Festivals!

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The annual Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2022 will starts from 7 Jan 2022 and will feature both online and onsite activities for families!

Chinese New Year is an important festival for Chinese around the world and the annual Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations is an exciting event in Singapore. Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2022 will be launched virtually and live-streamed on social media. We share all the different activities that you can expect at this year's Chinese New Year Celebrations!

Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebration 2022 Official Street Light-up and Opening Ceremony

Photo Credits: Chinatown Festivals

Venue: Social Media Platform: Noontalk Media, and Chinatown Festivals Facebook Page and YouTube channel
 7 Jan 2022, 7 pm

For this year Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2022, it will be launched virtually and live-streamed on Noontalk Media, and Chinatown Festivals facebook page and YouTube channel. Do visit the social media pages to join in the official light-up and opening ceremony as we usher in the Year of the Tiger with good luck and prosperity.

Street Light-up


Photo Credits: Andrew Jkt

Venue: Along New Bridge Road, Eu Tong Sen Street and South Bridge Road
 7 Jan - 2 Mar 2022, 7 pm - 12 am (Daily)

Chinatown is once again beautifully decorated with street light-up to mark the celebration of Lunar New Year. Designed by students from the Singapore University of Technology and Design, this year street light-up will feature sculptured lanterns from cub to tiger striving to achieve strength and vitality in their growing up. Not forgetting the centrepiece between New Bridge Road and Eu Tong Sen Street that comprise a family of tigers to signify reunion, harmony and prosperity.

Chinatown Wishing Tree

Venue: Chinatown Point Atrium
 7 Jan - 15 Feb 2022, 10 am - 10 pm
 Min. $2

Make your Lunar New Year wishes come true at the Chinatown Wishing Tree! Write wishes for yourself and your loved ones on the ‚ÄúMake a Wish‚ÄĚ card and hang them on the wishing tree. The public may donate a minimum of $2/- or more for each wishing card. All proceeds will go to Kreta Ayer ‚Äď Kim Seng Community Development Welfare Fund that will be used to organise community programmes to help the needy elderly and low-income families.

Online Getai

Venue: Social Media Platform:Chinatown Festivals YouTube/Facebookand Lex(s) Entertainment YouTube/Facebook Page
 13 Jan 2022, 8 pm - 10 pm

Singapore crowd favourite ‚ÄúGetai‚ÄĚ will be online to bring festive cheers to all. Famous getai artistes will be presenting their best songs and dance at online getai and to bring you and your family ‚ÄúHeng, Ong, Huat‚ÄĚ to your home for a healthy and prosperous Year of the Tiger.

Chinatown Walking Trail

Venue: TBC
 22, 23, 29 and 30 Jan 2022, 5 pm - 7 pm
 $35 per pax

Organised by Everyday Tour Company, the public may join the Chinatown Chinese New Year Walking Trail to immerse in the festive atmosphere, learn about the traditions and heritage, catch the tiger sculptures, enjoy the local delicacies and experience the dazzling street light-up. 

Online Workshops

Venue: Chinatown Festivals Facebook Page
 Not stated 

  • 16 Jan:¬†Learn new recipe of using bakkwato add on to all kind of dishes and engage the senses
  • 22 Jan:¬†Learn to bake crispy love letters for your loved ones and satisfy their sweet appetite.
  • 31 Jan:¬†Planning to decorate your home for the Chinese New Year? Learn to make Tiger Origamis with Angbao & Display your Creativity.
  • 5 Feb:¬†A reputable chef from Chinatown Complex Hawker Centre will do a cooking demonstration on how to prepare a good ‚Äėpen cai‚Äô for family and friends.

Adopt A Lantern

Date: 15 - 22 Feb, collection after 2 Mar 2022

You may adopt one or more recycled lanterns that you like after the Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebration Street light-up ends on 2 March 2022. Adoption of recycled lanterns is free but the you will have to arrange manpower and transport to collect the lantern. Interested parties may email adoptalantern@chinatownfestivals.sg for enquiry.


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This article is prepared by

Jiarong Yu
Daddy to 2 adorable little ones. Misses them the moment they are not around, regrets missing them the moment they are around.

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