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Chinese New Year Light up 2022 - Tigers in Chinatown


Chinese New Year in Singapore will not be complete without a visit to Chinatown.

Due to Covid-19, the annual festive market will once again be postponed. Nonetheless, Chinatown will be light up with festive decorations.

Street Light up
7 Jan to 2 March 2022  
7pm -12 mn (Daily)
Along New Bridge Road, Eu tOng Sen Street and South Bridge Road

Since it is the Year of the Tiger, this year street light-up will feature sculptured lanterns of 10.5 metre tall Tiger family as the centrepiece. There are also 60 tigers handcrafted by experienced craftsmen along the street.

Source: Peh Lian Soon FB

Here are some good shots were taken by Peh Lian Soon. You can see more on her FB page

Along with it 300 lanterns along New Bridge Road and Eu Tong Sen Street spanning over 880m will add additional flavour to the street.

While there are no lion dance competitions or performances for this year, there will be virtual activities on Chinatown Festival Facebook (

Here are some activities you can expect during this festive period

Bak Kwa – Gourmet Platter
Date: 16 January 2022
Learn new recipe of using bak kwa to add on to all kind of dishes and engage the senses through Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response.

Love Letters Baking
Date: 22 January 2022
Learn to bake crispy love letter for your loved ones and satisfied their sweet appetite.

Tiger Origami
Date: 31 January 2022
Planning to decorate your home for the Chinese New Year? Learn to make tiger origami with angbao and display your creativity.

‘Pen Cai’
Date: 5 February 2022
A reputable chef from Chinatown Complex Hawker Centre will do a cooking demonstration on how to prepare a good ‘pen cai’ for family and friends.

Chinatown Wishing Tree
Visitors can also write wishes on the "Mask a Wish" card and hang them on the wishing tree. The public may donate a minimum of $2 or more for each card. All proceeds will go to Kreta Ayer - Kim Seng Community Development Welfare fund that will be used to organise community programmes to help the needy elderly and low-income families.

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