Revel Chinese New Year At These Places In Singapore

Post by Uzma Kidwai | Jan 16, 2017

Hey, guys! Is everything up for Chinese New Year? The festival is as much important in Singapore as in China. A 15 days celebration is filled with bright colors, non-stop festivities, sheer liveliness, fun and lots of traditions. As we know that Singapore is always throbbing with lively festivals, thrilling parades and larger-than-life lanterns during the festival. It is a festival that demands all your attention and energy.

We know that Singapore is comprised of Chinese, Malay and Indian ethnic groups. So, as the CNY comes around the corner, the whole country dives into the celebration mood. The thing that fascinates here most is the blend of old and new traditions and the impacts that came from varied cultures. From giant lanterns to traditional song and dance to spreads of exotic delicacies to spectacular firework displays, this festival celebrates everything Chinese.

Chinese New Year is a great time to visit all the places that attract crowd. If you still cannot decide where to go and what to do during the holiday season then find the ways to experience this riveting time of the city. But if you’re planning to visit the city during CNY then make sure to reserve your accommodations and flight tickets earlier from Hotels.com or Expedia to enjoy the festive vibes.

Take a look at the coolest places to rejoice the festivities-

Visit River Hongbao Expect extravaganza fireworks and performance for 10 days as this festival is an annual staple in Singapore's event calendar. Nibble on festive delicacies, amusement rides, enjoy opera performances, try your hand at Chinese calligraphy or just gawk at the giant handcrafted lanterns on display at this cultural extravaganza. It is a perfect way to usher in Spring Festival for locals, as well as tourists.

Watch the Chingay Parade If a single event can capture the essence of Singapore's unique multicultural personality, then it is Chingay Parade. This street parade evokes a carnival atmosphere with its glittering floats and dazzling accompaniment of acrobats, jugglers, percussionists and dancers.

Explore a Bustling Chinatown Chinatown explodes in as much color and excitement during the New Year as does even the biggest cities in China. Dive into its bustling streets for shopping at Festive Street Bazaar; find all the Chinese goodies here- from pineapple tarts and peanut cookies to waxed duck meat. Not only food, also get lost in ocean of handmade lanterns, bright lights and unique decor.

Catch a Show At Esplanade's Huayi Festival If you're in mood of some art and looking for it then grab a ticket to Huayi Festival. It shows traditional and cutting edge work by Chinese artists.

So whether you’re a localite or a traveler, make sure to visit these spectacular places and get indulge into spellbound celebration there.