With roots dating back to 3500 years ago, the Lunar New Year is a massive and most beloved celebration in Chinese culture. Singapore is no exception, with a variety of celebrations in our sunny island. One of the most iconic since 1987, being the River Hongbao. From giant lanterns to mouth-watering foods, it’s a lively festival celebrated by all.
This Lunar New Year marks the year of the Rat, the animal making the start of a new 12-year cycle. Visitors will be amazed with larger-than-life lanterns depicting figures of Chinese myth and legends, handcrafted onsite by craftsmen from China. Crowd favorites include the God of Fortune, and of course, the 12 animals of the Chinese Zodiac
With a range of activities, including amusement ride, carnival games, and performances from international and local troupes, we can assure you there’s just never a dull moment.
What’s a festival without delicious food? Treat your taste buds to a spread of exotic delicacies served at the outdoor Food street.
A Lunar New Year celebration isn’t complete without a firework extravaganza. Everyday of the festival, keep an eye out for four distinctive styles of firework performances, made by companies hailing from all across the world.
Head down to NS Square (Marina Bay floating platform) to catch this unforgettable extravaganza which takes place against the magnificent Marina Bay skyline.