Archive for the 'Festivals' Category

Oct 15 2011

Deepavali celebrations in Little India

Published by under Festivals

Just when you thought Little India couldn’t get any more colourful or chaotic, the biggest festival on the Hindu calendar pulls into town. This year Deepavali falls on October 26 but, like Christmas, half the fun is the weeks leading up to the big day. If you’re in Singapore this month you must come down … read the full post

Aug 30 2011

Mid-Autumn mooncakes and lanterns

Published by under Festivals

As Hungry Ghost Month draws to a close, Singapore shifts from feeding the spirits to feasting on Mid-Autumn Festival treats with family and friends. This fall festival is second only to Chinese New Year as the most colourful time of year to visit Chinatown and runs from August 30 to September 25. The Mid-Autumn Festival … read the full post

Aug 10 2011

Singapore’s Hungry Ghost Festival

Published by under Festivals

While many people in Singapore are fasting this month for Ramadan, the city’s ghosts are feasting! The seventh lunar month is the Hungry Ghost Festival in Singapore and this year it falls from July 31 to August 28. But Hungry Ghost month isn’t really a celebration – it’s a downright spooky affair. Chinese Taoists believe … read the full post

Jul 05 2011

Singapore Food Festival 2011

Published by under Festivals,Food

Deciding where to go for dinner in Singapore will be even harder this month during the Singapore Food Festival. Throughout July, Singapore’s signature dishes like chilli crab, laksa, and chicken rice will be celebrated with special food-themed tours and pop-up dining opportunities around the city. The main event, The Singapore Food Festival Village, will be … read the full post

Feb 01 2011

Where to celebrate Chinese New Year in Singapore

Published by under Festivals

The Year of the Rabbit is almost here and Singapore is in full party mode. Though Chinese New Year is largely a holiday spent to be spent with family, there are many places around the city where you can join the festivities. Gong xi fa chai! Chinatown Eu Tong Sen Street is the epicentre of … read the full post

Page 2 of 212