Tag Archives: Lanterns

River Hongbao 2013: Sticky & Hot at the Floating Platform

It’s like a tradition of ours to check out the Chinese New Year display at the Marina Bay Floating Platform near the Esplanade. Last year it was scorching hot and even though it’s been raining it was still super hot … Continue reading

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Snakes, Durian & Lanterns in Chinatown

Was exciting to spot the huge snake that has just been put up as part of the Chinese New Year Street decorations. Also the lanterns were lit tonight. It was much nicer to walk around in the cool of the … Continue reading

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CNY 2012: Festive Fun at Singapore’s Chinatown

This was our second visit and it was fun. Each time I see something new. This is the only time I don’t mind getting bumped into. It actually adds to the festiveness. Just knowing that everyone is out shopping for … Continue reading

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Chinatown: Lunar New Year Festivities Begin

It’s always good to come here early.  A week before Chinese New Year the crowds will literally crush you.  Years ago I was with my dear friend on the eve of lunar new year in Chinatown.  It felt like we … Continue reading

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Mid-Autumn Festival 2010: Streets of Chinatown

I have never seen the Mid-Autumn Festival done on such a grand scale before. It must be because of our million tourists, but I like it as well. I was thinking it would be much prettier here at night when … Continue reading

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Mid-Autumn Festival 2010: Chinatown’s World Lantern Display

While wandering around Chinatown with the tourists, we came across this hotchpotch display of lanterns and later discovered they were from all over the world.  If you wanna have a look, it’s just outside the Chinatown MRT (subway) station). We … Continue reading

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Mooncakes & Lanterns: Mid-Autumn Fair at Bishan Junction 8

Bishan was decorated with pretty blue pink and yellow diamond shaped lanterns.  As with most malls during this season, there was a mooncake bazaar at the first floor.  Many of the mooncakes are made by the hotels and come in … Continue reading

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Autumn Festival By The River (Part V)

There were lanterns hanging from the ceiling inside The Central mall as well. Huge crowds were gathering around the stage in front of The Central mall to watch the performers from China. Saw a little blonde girl covering her ears … Continue reading

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Autumn Festival By The River (Part IV)

The Zodiac Lantern Animals all lit up and pretty at night. Little girl posing with the cow. The tiger up close. The zodiac goat lantern. All the animals look so much more impressive at night. Here’s the dragon. The whole … Continue reading

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Autumn Festival By The River (Part III)

Down the river we go to gaze at the Monkey Lantern. The rooster’s next. And finally the dog. I might have missed a few, but it was getting hot. Ok just one more. Last but not least was the pig. … Continue reading

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