Chinese New Year Celebrations in Singapore
Singaporeans and people around the world always anticipate Chinese New Year. Chinese New Year is famed for its life and vibrancy. There are many key events during Chinese New Year. You should visit Chinatown and witness how it comes to life during the New Year. Immerse yourself with the celebratory atmosphere. What takes place during Chinese New Year?
Be amazed with the dazzling display of lights, decorations and spectacular arches themed to welcome the year. You should look out for interactive displays. There is an endless photo opportunities as you walk through Chinatown too.
Official Light up and Opening Ceremony
The official light up and opening ceremony is the right way to kick off the celebrations. This is a must see event for both locals and tourists. You will see cultural performances, lion dances, firecrackers and pyrotechnics display.
Festive Street Stalls
You can wander around the festive street stalls. There are over five hundred stalls that promise to enthral visitors with a stunning selection of festive goodies like waxed duck, barbequed sweet meats, cookies, fresh flowers and other things.
Nightly Stage Shows
If it is not enough, you can witness festive entertainment. You should head down to Kreta Ayer Square for the night stage shows. You will be charmed with local and international cultural performances. The stage shows are near the Buddha Tooth Relic and the Trishaw Park.
Another highlight is the countdown. You can jumpstart the beginning of the Chinese New Year in the countdown party. Local celebrities are invited to amuse you with their songs and dances. What makes the evening more exciting is the display of the fireworks.