Weekend Picks: 4 – 5 Jan

Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2018

Still recovering from all the Christmas and New Year festivities? Take it easy this weekend with leisurely outings to the parks or use the opportunity to catch programmes that are about to come to a close.


1. Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2020 Official Light-Up and Opening Ceremony

4 Jan, 6 pm to 10 pm

New Bridge Road and Eu Tong Sen Street

This year’s Lunar New Year celebration comes hot on the heels of yuletide and year-end bashes! Get the ball rolling at the annual Chinatown Light-Up and be wowed by entertaining performances and spectacular fireworks. Details.

Chinatown Chinese New Year Opening Ceremony


2. Cats

Till 5 Jan

Sands Theatre at Marina Bay Sands

With more shows added to its run, be sure to catch Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical if you didn’t manage to get tickets earlier on. Find out more.


3. Musical Rhapsodies in the Garden

4 Jan, 6 pm to 7 pm

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Enjoy a relaxing evening amidst lush greenery as the New Gen Wind Symphony and Woodgrove Secondary School Symphonic Band present a feel-good repertoire of classical and pop music. More info.

Photo by Wim van ‘t Einde on Unsplash


4. We Are Stars

Till 31 Jan

Omni Theatre

Discover answers to some of the biggest questions surrounding the origins of life like “What are we made of?” and “Where did it all come from?” in this illuminating short documentary. Suitable for ages seven and above. Learn more.


5. Poinsettia Wishes

Till 5 Jan, 9 am to 9 pm

Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay

Still lingering in the mood of Christmas? Here’s your last chance to get a taste of wintry Nordic magic amidst the region’s distinct architecture and a landscape of poinsettias and winter blooms. Details.

Display at the Flower Field, Flower Dome, November, December 2019




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