Archive for the tag 'chinese new year'

Jan 19 2012

Chinese New Year traditions in Singapore

Published by under Festivals

With nearly three out of every four Singaporeans being of Chinese heritage, it’s no surprise that Chinese New Year is the biggest festival of the year in the city state. It’s also the only multi-day public holiday in this high-stress society, and for many Singaporeans it’s the one time of year when they can forget … read the full post

Jan 12 2012

Singapore’s Chinese New Year celebrations 2012

Published by under Festivals

It feels like I’ve barely had time to put away the champagne glasses but it’s New Year’s in Singapore once again. Chinese New Year, also known as the Lunar New Year or Spring Festival, officially begins on January 23, 2012, and is celebrated for 15 days. This is the biggest event of the year in … read the full post