Where To Watch Chinese New Year Lion Dance Performances In Singapore 2020

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Lion dance performances are a quintessential part of the Chinese New Year experience. There are many places to watch lion dance performances in Singapore 2020 – from shopping malls to the attractions.

Lion Dance in Singapore

f lion dance singapore 2020A thrill for families and children, lion dance performances in Singapore 2020 provide a good dose of excitement and culture at the same time. The tradition of lion dance goes back to ancient China. There are different variations of lions with the northern lions having a thick shaggy coat while the southern lions have a shorter coat.

When watching lion dance performances in Singapore 2020, you may be able to watch them perform the plucking of the greens or cai xin, while others may carry out pugilistic acts leaping about on high poles. Their performances are said to bring good luck and prosperity – another reason to catch lion dance performances in Singapore 2020.

More rare nowadays are dragon dance performances in Singapore. This year, you can catch one at Gardens by the Bay. For fans of lion dance, the 13th International Lion Dance Competition which will be taking place in Chinatown is a must-see. Another special lion dance related activity taking place during the Chinese New Year period in Singapore that families may want to take note of is a children’s lion dance workshop.

Little Day Out’s Guide to Where to Watch Lion Dance Performances in Singapore 2020

To find a lion dance performance in Singapore 2020 during the Chinese New Year festivities, refer to the Little Day Out list below. While we have taken the utmost care to prepare the table, it is best to re-confirm the timings with the specific venues you intend to visit.

Kreta Ayer People's Theatre13th International Lion Dance Competition (Ticketed)11 & 12 Jan6 pm to late
Waterway PointLED War Drums & Lion Dance18 Jan8 pm
The GrandstandLion Dance Roving18 Jan11 am, 2.30 pm and 5.30 pm
Northpoint CityLED War Drums & Dragon Dance Performance18 & 19 Jan1 pm & 7 pm
Northpoint CityLion Dance on High Poles20 & 21 Jan1 pm, 4 pm & 7 pm
The CentrepointLion Dance on High Poles22 & 23 Jan1 pm
Resorts World Sentosa, B1 ForumSpring Jubilations25 Jan11 am
Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial HallAuspicious Lion Dance Performance25 Jan10.15 am
Sentosa Beach PlazaSouthern Meet Northern Lion Dance25, 26, 27 Jan4 pm & 5.30 pm
Sentosa Beach PlazaLED Dragon Dance25, 26, 27 Jan7 pm & 8 pm
Singapore Zoo (Entrance Courtyard)Majestic Lion Dance25, 26, 27 Jan10 am & 2 pm
Night Safari (Entrance Plaza)LED Lion Dance25, 26, 27 Jan7.30 pm & 8.30 pm
Jurong Bird Park (Penguin Coast)Majestic Lion Dance25, 26, 27 Jan11.30 am, 12.30 pm & 1.30 pm
Resorts World Sentosa, B1 ForumSpring Jubilations26, 27 Jan & 1 Feb3 pm
National Museum of SingaporeLion Dance Performance27 Jan1.30 pm
Gardens by the Bay, Supertree GroveLion Dance27 Jan6 pm
Tampines MallLion Dance Blessings28 Jan11 am
White SandsLion Dance28 Jan12 pm
The CentrepointLion Dance on High Poles28 to 30 Jan1 pm & 6 pm
The CentrepointLion Dance Cai Qing29 Jan11.08 pm
The Clementi MallDance of Prosperity29 Jan11 am
KINEX MallLion Dance29 Jan12 pm
AnchorpointLion Dance Cai Qing30 Jan10 am
Changi City PointLion Dance Cai Qing30 Jan1 pm
ARCDance of Spring30 Jan12.45 pm
Suntec CityLion Dance Performance30 Jan12.28 pm
Tampines 1Lion Dance30 Jan12 pm
NEXPluck the Green30 Jan12 pm
The Seletar MallLion Dance Performance30 Jan2 pm
Jurong PointLion Dance Performance30 Jan3 pm
YewTee PointLED War Drums & Lion Dance Cai Qing31 Jan10 am
AMKHubLion Dance31 Jan11 am
Lot One Shopper's MallLeap into Festive Joy31 Jan1 pm
Gardens by the Bay, Supertree GroveGolden Pyro Dragon Dance31 Jan to 2 Feb9.10 pm
Gardens by the Bay, Supertree GroveLion Dance31 Jan to 2 Feb6 pm
Changi City PointLion Dance on High Poles31 Jan to 2 Feb12 pm & 7 pm
Esplanade - Theatres on the BayHuayi Huat Opening31 Jan6.45 pm
Cross Street ExchangeLion Dance Cai Qing31 Jan10 am (Office Tower) & 11 am (Retail Mall)
VivoCityLeap of Abundance31 Jan12 pm
Tiong Bahru PlazaLion Dance Performance31 Jan12 pm
Great World CityLion Dance Performance31 Jan1 pm
Century SquareLion Dance31 Jan12 pm
City Square MallLion Dance31 Jan4.30 pm
Hougang MallLion Dance31 Jan12 pm
Bedok PointLion Dance Cai Qing31 Jan2.38 pm
I12 KatongLion and Dragon Dance Performance31 Jan & 1 Feb12 pm
Parkway ParadePower Performances31 Jan to 2 Feb (Cancelled)7.30 pm (Cancelled)
Eastpoint MallLion Dance Performance & Cai Qing31 Jan to 2 Feb2 pm
VivoCityLeap of Abundance1 Feb4 pm
Forum the Shopping MallLion Dance1 Feb11 am
Tanglin MallLion Dance Performance1 Feb12 pm
The GrandstandThe Grand Performance1 FebAfter 12 pm
Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial HallAuspicious Lion Dance Performance1 Feb6 pm
Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial HallChildren's Lion Dance Workshop1 Feb4.30 pm to 5.30 pm
Waterway PointLion Leaping on High Poles1 & 2 Feb1.30 pm
Our Tampines HubRoaring Lion Dance1 & 2 Feb2 pm
Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial HallAuspicious Lion Dance Performance2 Feb7 pm
Thomson PlazaDragon Dance2 Feb3.30 pm
Thomson PlazaLion Dance2 Feb4.30 pm
IKEA Alexandra (All Around)Auspicious Lion Dance2 Feb3 pm to 5 pm
IKEA Tampines (All Around)Auspicious Lion Dance2 Feb10 am to 12 pm
Causeway PointLion Dance Cai Qing3 Feb11 am
Causeway PointLion Dance on High Poles3 Feb11 am & 7.30 pm
HarbourFront CentreLion Dance Performance6 Feb11.30 am

Beside lion dance performances, look out for other Chinese New Year 2020 festivities. Pay a visit to the Chinatown Chinese New Year 2020 Celebrations or make a date to attend the Chingay 2020 Parade.

There are also other ways to enjoy Chinese New Year. Families can carry out simple activities to pass on the traditions and customs of the Lunar New Year.

READ: What You Need To Know About Booking a Lion Dance Troupe


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