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Chinese New Year | What to Say When Preparing Yu Sheng And Other Customs!

With Chinese New Year just around the corner, now might be a good time to introduce your little ones and involve them in the yearly customs and traditions of the festival.  Let's start with a very Singaporean tradition, Lo Hei, or tossing the Yu Sheng / 鱼生, followed by 4 customs for the Chinese New Year!  Lo Hei (Yu Sheng / 鱼生)  Embed from Getty Images Every year, when family and friends gather for Chinese New Year, this is a dish not to be missed as it symbolises good luck, good health and good weath! When preparing this dish, you are suppose to say certain auspicious phrases to guarantee a blessed year ahead. Let us help you with a step-by-step...

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A List of Chinese New Year Promotions Because Good Fortune Awaits

Chinese New Year falls on a Saturday and Sunday, the 25th and 26th of January 2020, and that means an extra day of weekend on the following Monday or if you have a school-going kid, that's 2 extra day of long weekend till the 28th of January!  Here's a list of CNY promotions so that you can fill up the free days, and not burn a hole in your pocket (especially after giving out all the Hong Baos).  Also Read: Public Holidays, School Holidays and Long Weekends in 2020 KidZania Singapore - Prosperity Bundle Photo Credit: KidZania Singapore Promotion Period: 3 Jan - 9 Feb 2020 Spend the long CNY weekend at KidZania Singapore with the Prosperity Bundle of 1 Adult...

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Festivals in Jan 2020: 5 Festivities to Revel in with Your Kids in Singapore

We’ve welcomed a new decade with a bang, and now it’s time to kick start a new year right—by joining in the festivities happening around town! From Chinese New Year celebrations to Singapore Art Week, January is overflowing with events and activities for you to explore with your little ones! Here’s a look at 5 of the festivals happening in Singapore this month! 1. Pongal (Harvest Festival) When: 15 Jan – 18 Jan 2020 Source: Indian Heritage Centre Pongal is a traditional Indian harvest festival that falls in Thai, the tenth month in the Indian calendar. During the four-day-long festival, people discard their old possessions, make offerings to the Sun God, honor the cows for providing dairy products, fertilizer, transportation,...

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Giveaways of the Week: Win these Attractive Prizes for an Extra Special CNY!

We’ve scoured the web to bring you a very attractive list—a list of giveaways! Take your pick (or pick them all) and try your luck today—you may just be the lucky winner to bring home a delightful prize! Good luck folks! Week: 4th - 10th Feb 1. SingPost Centre Giveaway Photo credits SingPost Centre Win: $20 worth of CapitaVouchersEnd: 4 Feb 2019Details: SingPost Centre 2. Giveaway Photo credits Win: Nintendo Switch worth $439End: 5 Feb 2019 Details: 3. Yeo’s Giveaway Photo credits Yeo’s Win: Mary Chia/Urban Homme Spa Facial VoucherEnd: 8 Feb 2019 Details: Yeo’s 4. Marche Movenpick God of Wealth Photo credits Marche Movenpick Singapore Win: $20 Gift Card End: 10 Feb 2019 Details: Marche Movenpick Singapore 5. ONE80° Giveaway Photo credits One80Degree Win: $50 CapitaVoucher & Body...

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Li Chun 2019: Auspicious Time to Make Deposits

Li Chun marks the beginning of spring and has been considered to be an auspicious day to deposit money. This year, Li Chun falls on the eve of Chinese New Year, 4 Feb 2019. While fengshui masters have debunked such a belief as myth, some people still do believe in the practice. And if you are one of them, here are the best times to make your deposits to ensure a prosperous year ahead.   BYKidO is a platform aimed at helping you discover the latest events, activities and classes to bring your kids out to! Get ideas of places to go and things to do - and start creating your Family Memories! Listed with hundreds of family events and activities...

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