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CNY Celebrations around Singapore: Carnival Games, Festive Performances, Magnificent Lanterns & More!


With Chinese New Year coming up, we bring you five events from around Singapore that you should not miss!

1. Usher in Chinese New Year with Festive Celebrations at SAFRA

Usher in Chinese New Year with Festive Celebrations at SAFRA

Location:

  • SAFRA Punggol, 9 Sentul Cres, Singapore 828654
    Date: 20 Jan 2019 
    Hour: 10 am – 2 pm 
    Admission: FREE

  • SAFRA Toa Payoh, 293 Lor 6 Toa Payoh, Singapore 319387
    Date: 26 Jan 2019 
    Hour: 12 pm – 4 pm 
    Admission: FREE (pre-registration required)

  • SAFRA Yishun, 60 Yishun Ave 4, Singapore 769027
    Date: 26 Jan 2019 
    Hour: 12 pm – 4 pm
    Admission: FREE (pre-registration required)

Usher in the upcoming Lunar New Year with seasonal festivities such as Lion Dance, Lantern Making, Calligraphy workshop and more at SAFRA clubs around Singapore.

For more information, click here.

Photo credits SAFRA

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2. Celebration of Abundance & Prosperity at Chinatown

Celebration of Abundance & Prosperity at Chinatown

Location: Chinatown
Date:
15 Jan – 17 Feb 2019
Hour:
Various timing
Admission:
FREE

Indulge in festive delicacies, go on a shopping spree for traditional goodies, be dazzled by sculpted lanterns and street light-up, soak in the exuberance of the Lion Dance Competition, and more at Chinatown with your little ones.

For more information, click here.

Photo credits Chinatown Festivals Organising Committee

3. Huayi – Chinese Festival of Arts at Esplanade

Huayi – Chinese Festival of Arts at Esplanade

Location: Esplanade, 1 Esplanade Dr, Singapore 038981
Date:
15 Feb – 24 Feb 2019
Hour:
Various timing
Admission:
FREE & Paid

Experience a spirited Lunar New Year celebration at Esplanade’s Huayi – Chinese Festival of Arts, featuring theatre and music performances such as The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, Painted – Skin, An Opera in Concert, and Child’s Play – The Story of the Banyan Tree, Parent-Child Workshops and more.

For more information, click here.

Photo credits Esplanade

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4. River Hongbao 2019 – Bicentennial Edition

River Hongbao 2019 – Bicentennial Edition

Location: The Float @ Marina Bay
Date:
3 Feb – 10 Feb 2019
Hour:
2 pm – 11 pm
Admission:
FREE

Food, fun, entertainment, and fireworks, you’ll get everything at River Hongbao.

River Hongbao 2019 – Bicentennial Edition

Feast your eyes upon skilfully crafted lanterns like the Charms of Fortune and Happiness of Springtime that’ll make your jaws drop and witness Singapore’s growth through the years at the A Harbour and Home: The Singapore River Through Time exhibition.

River Hongbao 2019 – Bicentennial Edition

Fill your tummies with irresistible delights such as Fried Squid and Chinese Dragon Beard Candy, bond with your little ones over exhilarating carnival games, and wrap your night up with a view of the spectacular fireworks lighting up the night sky.

River Hongbao 2019 – Bicentennial Edition

For more information, click here.

Photo credits River Hongbao

5. Three Little Pigs: A Lunar Adventure

Three Little Pigs: A Lunar Adventure

Location: Singapore Zoo | River Safari | Night Safari | Jurong Bird Park
Date:
5 Feb – 19 Feb 2019
Hour:
TBA
Admission:
FREE (entry fee to park applies)

For an “aus-pig-cious” year ahead, continue your festive celebrations at the Wildlife Reserves Singapore parks where you can expect to set off on a Zoodiac Trail, be awed by the Majestic Lion Dance, catch roaming Auspicious Mascots, and even discover another version of the Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf!

For more information, click here.

Photo credits Wildlife Reserves Singapore

6. Light Up the New Year with Abundance @ City Square Mall 

Light Up the New Year with Abundance @ City Square Mall

Location: City Square Mall
Date: 1 Jan - 17 Feb 2019
Hour: Various Timing
Admission: Individual Fees Apply

Head down to City Square Mall for an exciting line-up of festive activities for the kids! Take pictures at the beautiful Tunnel of Spring Blossoms, have some fun at the outdoor carnival with exciting rides and games, and to bring the LOs for some late-night shopping at Don Don Donki!

7. Ring in a prosperous Year of the Boar at Resorts World Sentosa’s Fortune Gathers

Ring in a prosperous Year of the Boar at Resorts World Sentosa’s Fortune Gathers

Location: Resorts World Sentosa
Date: 25 Jan - 19 Feb 2019
Hour: Various Timing
Admission: Check article for details

There’s no better way to get into the festive mood this Lunar New Year by treating yourselves to a spectacular performance by a 15-metre mystical dancing dragon, upbeat Chinese music, Meet-And-Greets with your favourite characters will be decked in vibrant and colourful Chinese New Year-themed costumes and more at Universal Studios Singapore. 

Get ready to be mesmerized by a captivating Underwater Dragon Dance Performance (Singapore’s one and only!) featuring a beautiful and intricately-designed dragon swimming gracefully among colourful marine life at the S.E.A. Aquarium.

And be prepared to be wowed by the dancing lions as they leap from pole to pole with their thrilling and highly-refined acrobatic moves.

Photo credits Resorts World Sentosa

 

 

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This article is prepared by

Malini Pannirselvam
Dedicated writer by day, avid reader by night, language fanatic all the time, and aunt to nieces and nephews every day




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