Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2019

Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2019
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Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2019 will showcase an exciting, colourful and vibrant 7 weeks long programmes from 20 January to 6 March 2019. During the festive celebrations period, Chinatown will be soaked in festivities and beautifully adorned with colourful lanterns and dazzling decorations. We would like to invite you, your family and friends to join us in this festive celebration at Chinatown so as to better understand and experience the allure and significance of this traditional festival.

Official Light-Up and Opening Ceremony
20 January 2019
6pm – 10pm
New Bridge Road and Eu Tong Sen Street

Street Light-Up
20 January – 6 March 2019
7pm – 6am (4 & 5 February 2019)
7pm – 2am (Friday & Saturday)
7pm – 12mn (Sunday – Thursday)
Eu Tong Sen Street, New Bridge Road, South Bridge Road and Garden Bridge
The official Light-Up and Opening Ceremony will be followed by 6 weeks of street light up along the streets of Chinatown. The light-up will feature handmade sculptured lanterns of Pigs, flowers and greetings. Combining traditions with modern design, visitors will be enthralled by the creativity of the contemporary street light-up design.

Chinatown Chinese New Year Countdown Party
4 February 2019
9.30pm – 12.30am
New Bridge Road and Eu Tong Sen Street
Usher in the Year of the Pig with live performances and a rousing countdown celebration with MediaCorp artistes in the heart of Chinatown. Be entertained by the lively performances from a medley of festive songs, skits to interactive games as the countdown party culminates with rousing firecrackers and a spectacular display of fireworks.

Festive Street Bazaar
18 January – 4 February 2019
6pm – 10.30pm (Daily)
Pagoda Street, Smith Street, Sago Street, Temple Street and Trengganu Street

Nightly Stage Shows
19 January – 4 February 2019
8pm – 10.30pm
Kreta Ayer Square

12th International Lion Dance Competition
26 January 2019
6.30pm – 10.30pm
Kreta Ayer Square
$10 per ticket
Calling all lion dance enthusiasts, head over to Kreta Ayer Square to witness the power and strength of the ‘King of the Lions’ over an intense competition!

This annual event which is already into its 12th year will see numerous reputable top lion dance troupes from Singapore and Asia Pacific, all vying for the grand prize and the honour of being recognised as ‘the best of the best’ as they pit against one another with skillful stunts and intricate manoeuvres on the meihuazhuang.

 

 


Event Information

Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2019

Start date: 20/1/19 0:00
End date: 6/3/19 23:59

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