On top of the Lunar New Year, there are other celebrations underway this weekend that are sure to get you in a bubbly mood, from art and mesmerising night displays to a traditional Hindu harvest festival.
1. Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations
Till 22 Feb
Where better to fully soak in the festivities of CNY than Chinatown? Take in the dazzling light displays that adorn the streets, load up on snacks and decorations, and be awed by the stunts on show at the International Lion Dance Competition. Details.
2. Light to Night Festival 2020: Invisible Cities
10 to 19 Jan
See the precinct’s iconic cultural institutions like National Gallery Singapore and Asian Civilisations Museum transformed with light, sound and movement, and packed with an array of arts programmes that span from day to night. More info.
3. Pets’ Day Out
11 Jan, 2 pm to 7 pm
Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park
Come enjoy free pet health checks, get to know the animals at the Animal Welfare Groups adoption drive, or pick up treats and accessories for your furry pal. Kids can even learn basic pet care and role-play at being a vet or pet-trainer. Find out more.
4. Singapore Art Week 2020
11 to 19 Jan
Taking place all across Singapore in galleries, museums and even unconventional spaces, Southeast Asia’s leading visual arts festival is back for another showcase of quality visual arts projects, discussions and exhibitions. Learn more.
5. Indian Heritage Centre Pongal Open House
11 to 18 Jan
Indian Heritage Centre
Relive the kampung spirit through Indian Heritage Centre’s Pongal celebrations, with programme highlights including a Kranji farm tour, planting and painting workshops, a discovery trail and more. Details.
6. Mothercare Ultimate Baby Fair ’20
9 to 12 Jan, 11 am to 9 pm
Mothercare Experience Store, HarbourFront
Don’t miss Mothercare’s final fair, with storewide discounts of 15% and more, and some prices reduced by up to 90%. Find out more.
7. “Grow with Nature” Drama Series: The Enormous Turnip
11 Jan, 10 am to 11 am
Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden
Teach your child to care for nature and develop an appreciation for biodiversity through this workshop which dramatises stories based on plants and animals. Learn more.