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Chinese New Year 2019 in Singapore

The first day of Chinese New Year 2019 in Singapore falls on Tuesday, 5 February 2019 and the upcoming year is known as Chinese Year of the Pig. Also known as the Lunar New Year, the festival is celebrated as a time of reunion with family with friends, and plenty of feasting too.

Chinese New Year’s Eve is traditionally the time for reunion dinners. It is followed by visitations with the extended family and friends over the next few days.

Here is a collection of various things to do and ideas on celebrating Chinese New Year 2019 in Singapore.

What's Happening During Chinese New Year 2019 in Singapore

Chinese New Year Events 2019

Little Day Out's Guide to Chinese New Year 2019

Little Day Out’s Guide To Chinese New Year 2019

Chinese New Year 2019 falls on 5 February 2019 and it is a season of feasting and familial bonds. Not only are there two days of public holidays but there are also plenty of activities...
HarbourFront Centre Is Celebrating Chinese New Year 2019 With The First-Ever Badanamu Live Performance In Singapore, Interactive Activities, Auspicious Giveaways And More

HarbourFront Centre Is Celebrating Chinese New Year 2019 With The First-Ever Badanamu Live Performance...

Usher in Chinese New Year 2019 at HarbourFront Centre with family-friendly activities, including LIVE character performances, meet-and-greets, colouring and interactive walls, craft activities and giveaways, from now till 10 Feb 2019. The world of Badanamu,...
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Child’s Play – The Story of the Banyan Tree

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Chinese New Year Highlights 2019

Where To Watch Lion Dance And Dragon Dance Performances In Singapore During Lunar New Year 2019

Where To Watch Lion Dance And Dragon Dance Performances In Singapore During Lunar New...

Chinese New Year 2019 is fast approaching and an integral part of every Lunar New Year’s celebration are lion dance performances in Singapore. The rousing beat of the drums and cymbals are sure to...
Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2019: Highlights To Look Out For At This Year's Festivities

Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2019: Highlights To Look Out For At This Year’s...

This year, Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2019 will span seven vibrant weeks, from 20 January to 6 March 2019. In this time, Chinatown will be particularly lively with the annual Festive Bazaar and hundreds...
Dahlia Dreams at Gardens by the Bay 2019: Wandering Through A Chinese Garden

Dahlia Dreams at Gardens by the Bay 2019: A Chinese Garden

The rooftops of Chinese pavilions rise up above the foliage, beckoning visitors looking down at the Flower Field below to experience Dahlia Dreams at Gardens by the Bay 2019. Dahlia Dreams is the first floral display of the...
Chinese New Year 2019 Events In Singapore: Festivities & Things To Do

Chinese New Year 2019 Events In Singapore: Festivities & Things To Do

There are plenty of festive events and activities taking place in Singapore as we approach the Year of the Pig. For those looking for things to do for Chinese New Year 2019 in Singapore to get...
Chinese New Year Feasts, Reunion Dinners & Meals 2019: Savour & Celebrate

Chinese New Year Feasts, Reunion Dinners & Meals 2019: Savour & Celebrate

With Chinese New Year just a couple of weeks away, many are gearing up for yet another period of festive feasting with family and friends. If elaborately prepared home-cooked meals aren’t your thing, it’s not...
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Visiting Chinatown With Kids During Lunar New Year: What To See And Do

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Chinese New Year Indulgences

Where To Buy Mandarin-Collared Shirts And Cheongsams In Singapore

Where To Buy Mandarin-Collared Shirts And Cheongsams In Singapore

Growing up, getting a new outfit for Chinese New Year was always a highlight for me, and naturally, I’d like to keep this little tradition going for my daughter. Nothing says Lunar New Year...
Chubby Chubby - Chinese New Year Clothes For Boys and Girls in Singapore

8 Stylish Shops To Shop For Chinese New Year Clothes For Boys and Girls...

Too busy to head out to the stores for Chinese New Year clothes? We’ve curated a line-up of chic, comfy apparel for the little ones from shops where you can shop for Chinese New...

Chinese New Year Decorations and Craft Ideas

Angpow Fish

How to Make Chinese New Year Angpow Fishes

Keep your kids' little fingers busy! Let them have fun folding these fishes from angpow paper. Thereafter, hang, paste and display these fishes around the house, and you'll get all festive and ready for...
Chinese New Year Decorations - Lion Dance Lions

Chinese New Year Decorations: Decorate To Get Into The Festive Mood

Get into the festive spirit by putting up Chinese New Year decorations. Red and gold are the auspicious colours for the season and will definitely help to get you into the xin nian mood....
Chinese New Year Craft Ideas: Ang Pow Bow Tie

Chinese New Year Craft Ideas: Ang Pow Plum Blossom, Bow Tie and Hair Accessory

Looking for Chinese New Year craft ideas for some bonding craft time with the little one? Here are two that make use of red packets, or ang pows, to create festive decorations – one for the...
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Chinese New Year Activity Sheets

Thanks to Chinese New Year, it is a long weekend! Looking for something to keep your friends' children busy while the adults get to catch up or want something to keep your kids occupied over...
Where To Buy Chinese New Year Plants In Singapore

Where To Buy Chinese New Year Plants In Singapore

It has become quite a tradition to have auspicious Chinese New Year plants in Singapore such as pussy willows, and kumquats for the Lunar New Year. Many families will welcome the Chinese New Year...

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Spring Cleaning, the KonMari Way: Decluttering Ideas Inspired By Marie Kondo

Spring Cleaning, the KonMari Way: Tidying Up Ideas Inspired By Marie Kondo

Japanese organising consultant and author, Marie Kondo’s latest venture Tidying Up with Marie Kondo premiered on Netflix on 1 January 2019, and it has sparked off a joyful spring cleaning craze across the globe. If you...
Where To Donate Preloved Toys In Singapore

Where To Donate Preloved Toys In Singapore

If your home is running out of space, and the kids’ toys are piling up - it’s time for spring-cleaning. But where can parents donate preloved toys in Singapore? Instead of throwing these things away,...
Disposing of e-waste in Singapore

Ways to Recycle E-Waste in Singapore

Clearing out the home and discover that you have accumulated a pile of e-waste over the years? Looking for places to recycle e-waste in Singapore? E-Waste in the Age of Electronics E-waste is a reality in...
Have A Wild Encounter At The Artground's Wild Rumpus

An Encounter With Cuddly Monsters At The Artground’s Wild Rumpus

The Artground ushers in the new year with Wild Rumpus, a brand new installation by artist and designer, Adeline Loo, featuring some of the...
Love In Art: Sculptures Which Communicate Beyond Words

Love In Art: Sculptures Which Communicate Beyond Words

For those taking a stroll around Singapore’s public spaces, there are public art works and sculptures that are easy to appreciate. And, if the...


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