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Chinese New Year Events and Activities for families in SIngapore 2017


Lunar New Year is less than 3 weeks away.

This year CNY comes earlier than before the rooster can crow. Time to swap the Christmas tree for the vase of pussy willows and look forward to a slew of events and activities to ring in the Year of the Rooster.

Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebration
Official Lightup and Opening Ceremony
7 Jan 6pm-10pm
New Bridge Road

The Official Light Up and Opening Ceremony marks the opening of the Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2017. Be entertain by local and China leading troupes. Expect an opening with spectacular firecrackers and fireworks display to usher in the Year of the Rooster

Chinatown Festive Street Bazzar
6-27 Jan 6pm-1030pm Daily
Pagoda Street, Smith Street, Sago Street, Temple Streetand Trengganu Street

Stalls will line up the streets of Chinatown. Shop for New Year goodies from cookies, decorative items, waxed duck, clothing and preserved fruits.

10th International Lion Dance Competition
14-15 Jan 630pm-1030pm
Carpark at Banda Street (off Sago Lane)

This one is for the  fans of Lion Dance

The annual event which has gone into its 10th year will see more than 10 reputable top 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.

Huayi 华艺节 2017
3-12 Feb

Huayi 2017

Immerse in the Chinese culture with a mix of shows and programmes for all ages.
Watch Child Play ( for age 7-10)  The brainchild of Singapore theatre director Danny Yeo, in collaboration with 3 Pumpkins Projects.

Catch Golden Horse Award-winner Anthony Wong and acclaimed Hong Kong actress Candice Yu sizzle onstage as the Fairy King and Queen, Oberon and Titania, alongside talented actors Alex Lam, Rosa Maria Velasco, Kate Yeung and Angus Chan, as the intrepid young lovers in A Midsummer Night Dream.

LEGO LNY Rooster Family Build
7-8 Jan 
Toys 'R' Us Vivocity
Source : LEGO

The Year of the Rooster is just around the corner and LEGO presents the perfect opportunity for the whole family to play together and get closer this festive holiday! Bring your family along to Toys R Us @ VivoCity on 7th and 8th January to join in the Rooster Challenge where the fastest family to complete building the LEGO® Rooster together will win attractive prizes!

In addition, LEGO has the perfect gift to celebrate the upcoming Lunar New Year! Introducing the limited edition LEGO® Year of the Rooster set, a great addition to the collectible zodiac sets that LEGO has released as part of its LNY campaign.

Simply spend over $88 on LEGO® toys in a single receipt to redeem the Year of the Rooster set, while stocks last!

River Hongbao 2017
26 Jan - 4 Feb
The Float @ Marina Bay
See large scale dazzling displays, traditional Chinese arts and craft , taste street food and have fun in amusement rides at this annual festival celebrating CNY

Chingay 2017
10 - 11 Feb 2017
F1 Pit Building

Having been to last year Chingay Festival, we would love to attend another one.
A spectacular water, fire, snow, Xinyao and musical Parade to celebrate Chingay 45

There are plenty of mall events and activities featuring Lion Dances, Dragon Dances, God of Fortune all around Singapore. Keep a look out for them too!

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