Tag Archives: Mid-Autumn

Giant Grapes at Chinatown (Mid Autumn Festival 2012)

We were both thrilled to spot the huge grapes at Chinatown and as we drove through, rows and rows of pastel paper lanterns. I refer to this festive period as the lantern or mooncake festival but it’s officially known as … Continue reading

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A Walk through Wheelock Place to Swanky ION

Now that we can’t walk through Borders, we go through the first level instead and always come across the toy store. An adorable huge kewpie doll was displayed in the window. Then on to ION. Being super lazy, I appreciate … Continue reading

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Mid-Autumn Celebrations at Central: Food Stalls for the Lantern Festival

If you don’t mind standing and eating (I prefer to have a sit down meal), you can check out the food stalls with all kinds of specialities, including Penang Laksa and Taiwanese minced pork rice. They start at Central and … Continue reading

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Mid-Autumn Festival 2011: Lanterns by the River as Night Falls

Now that I am blogging consistently, it seems that last year’s event was just yesterday. It blows my mind how fast time passes. This time all the zodiac lantern figures were white and blue, which I found a whole lot … 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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Dragon by the River (Lantern Festival)

Out of all the lanterns I have seen for the Mid-Autumn Festival, the huge colourful dragon at Clarke Quay impresses me the most, especially with the government building (Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts) in the background with its … 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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Autumn Festival By The River (Part II)

Splitting this post up, because I took so many photos today. Let’s continue our walk down the river while looking at lantern animals. Here’s the dragon and you can see Clarke Quay (where young people chill out and go clubbing … Continue reading

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