Chinese New Year celebration in Singapore

Chinese New Year, which is also referred to as the Spring Festival and Lunar New Year, is celebrated with much enthusiasm and ado in Singapore as well. To mark the celebration of this festival, Singapore hosts several special events. And the popularity of the Chinese New Year Celebration in Singapore is so wide spread that thousands of tourists plan their visits to bask in the revelry.

The colorful celebrations of the festival of Chinese New Year in Singapore usually start with a family reunion dinner on the occasion of New Year’s Eve. After family dinner, people take part in the open house discussions that are basically held at the local community clubs.

Everybody enjoys the Chinese New Year celebration in Singapore to the hilt that lasts for almost 15 days. On the final day of the celebration, a special event called ‘Chap Goh Mei’ is held.

Also known as the festival of Chun Jie, the celebrations in Singapore include three major events such as –‘Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations’, ‘Singapore River Hongbao’ and ‘Chingay Parade of Dreams’. These events are the traditional way of celebrating New Year in the country and present a fine example of the multi cultural activities.

During the Chinese New Year celebration in Singapore, Chinatown is extensively adorned with colorful lights. Besides, you can also see the performances of the various dancing troupes from Chongqing, China. Live performances by acrobats from Taipei are also organized.

Streets decorated with multi-colored lights and other decorative items enhance the look of the place beyond comparison. You will equally be delighted to see the amazing display of the fireworks at night. Don’t miss the countdown part here. The way revelers burst out in cheers and welcome New Year is truly exciting.

Apart from these, during Chinese New Year celebration in Singapore, you will also enjoy the famous Chingay Parade, puppet shows, and drum festivals. While taking delight in all these, don’t forget to pamper your taste buds with delicious preparations of Sweet-and-Spicy Garlic Shrimp and Steamed Whole Fish with Ginger Green Onions.

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