Celebrate Chinese New Year 2013 in Singapore
Experience the festive atmosphere in Singapore by visiting during the Chinese New Year 2013.
Marina Bay in Singapore is the place to be, if you are planning to visit Singapore during the Chinese New Year | CNY 2013. Marina Bay area wears a festive look during the period of two days that are celebrated as part of welcoming the Chinese New Year. The cultural village in the bay area displays a huge variety of wonderful Chinese artefacts including handcrafted wooden articles. Chingay Parade that happens in the bay area during the Chinese New Year 2013 is another highlight of the season and attracts visitors from all corners of the globe.
Chinese New Year 2013 Singapore Celebrations.
In 2013, Chinese New Year festival is being celebrated for two days that include the 9th of February 2013 and 10th of February 2013. Chinatown in Singapore is one of the famous landmarks in Singapore attracting visitors throughout the year. Particularly Chinatown wears a festive atmosphere for fifteen days starting from the 1st day of the Chinese New year. On the first day of the Chinese New Year, you could also pay a visit to Thian Hock Kheng Temple, one of Singapore’s oldest and largest Buddhist temples. There is also a heritage centre that showcases the rich cultural show pieces of the Chinese artisans.
The main and the side streets of the Chinatown are beautifully decorated with colourful light fixtures. You could walk along these streets and experience the festive atmosphere. You could also take photos with your family members along the garden bridge that acts as a perfect backdrop to the festive atmosphere in Chinatown. There are more than 500 Chinese shops that are colourfully decorated during the Chinese year in Chinatown.
Chingay Parade 2013.
This parade is one of the major highlights of the Chinese New Celebrations in Singapore. This is Asia’s largest street and float parade, where in colourfully decorated floats and performers from different parts of Singapore participate in the parade. After the glittering parade, there will be an after parade party at the city Hall that acts as a perfect backdrop for the parade.
Where to stay during your visit.
Singapore has many fine Hotels to make your stay enjoyable. Here is a selection.