Parades, lion dances and temple worshipping to celebrate the lunar new year ......
Parades, lion dances and temple worshipping to celebrate the lunar new year, one of the most eagerly anticipated events of the year. Symbolically, new clothes are usually worn to signify the new year and homes are thoroughly cleaned to sweep away any ill-fortune. Families visit one another, with little red packets, or “hong bao”, filled with money, gifted to children. During this time, the streets come alive with the sound of traditional music, the sight of hanging red lanterns and the aroma of food stalls set up in various neighbourhoods.
Chinatown and various locations.
Huayi - Chinese Festival of the Arts
Date (To be confirmed):
Enjoy Chinese dance, opera and arts from local and international groups, wh ......
Enjoy Chinese dance, opera and arts from local and international groups, which forms a key part of the Singapore’s Chinese New Year festivities.
Singapore loves to shop, especially during the 'GSS', which galvanises stor ......
Singapore loves to shop, especially during the 'GSS', which galvanises stores and malls citywide. From Orchard Road to Marina Bay and the suburbs, there are bargains to be had including discounts, warehouse sales, clearance sales and all types of other sales and promotions. It's a must for hard-core shoppers.
A much-cherished, four-week festival celebrating Singapore's pan-Asian cuis ......
A much-cherished, four-week festival celebrating Singapore's pan-Asian cuisines featuring 60 stalls laden with local dishes like black pepper crabs, chilli crabs, BBQ sambal stingray, and other tempting delights.
The two-day dragon boat racing commemorates the search for a Chinese poet a ......
The two-day dragon boat racing commemorates the search for a Chinese poet and patriot. The races take part on the Bedok Reservoir, a 20-minute taxi ride from the city, and the festival is a great spectator sporting event for of all ages. Accompanying the event, there will be a host of traditional Asian rituals performed.
One of Asia's best and most varied arts festival with international dance, ......
One of Asia's best and most varied arts festival with international dance, music and drama has been revamped with new organisors for 2014. Details have yet to be released but British composer Michael Nyman, New York’s experimental theatre company The Wooster Group and French choreographer Jerome Bel are among some of the names performing this year.
Art & Literature
Singapore Grand Prix
Date (To be confirmed):
Singapore held the first night-time Formula One Grand Prix in September 200 ......
Singapore held the first night-time Formula One Grand Prix in September 2008, with 5km (3 miles) of smooth course snaking around Marina Bay under specially designed lights. The thrilling event - which saw Fernando Alonso storm up the field from 15th place to claim victory - is now held every September in Singapore, and the terrific atmosphere and enthusiasm of the locals make it one of the best times to visit.
The Indian Festival of Lights celebration takes place on the main road of L ......
The Indian Festival of Lights celebration takes place on the main road of Little India, which is decorated with many colourful and bright lights, street decorations and fireworks. Traditional and culture activities, street parade, concerts and impressive bazaars with traditional clothing, saris, oil lamps, fragrant flowers and jewellery all come together, as well as delicious Indian food.