Chinese New Year in Singapore 2010:
Where, When, How

Are you celebrating the 2010 Chinese New Year in Singapore?


Planning to celebrate Chinese New Year in Singapore 2010?

Here are some quick tips to get you going...

  1. Chinese New Year in 2010 falls on 14 Feb 2010.

  2. So 14-15 Feb 2010 are public holidays in Singapore.

  3. Expect a lot of actions on the following days:
    • the 3 weeks leading up to 14 Feb 2010: Chinatown Light Up, Chinatown Night Markets & Stage Performances.
    • 12-20 Feb 2010: River Hong Bao Carnival .

  4. The information on this page relates to Chinese New Year in Singapore 2009; but it gives you a sense of what Chinese New Year 2010 will be like.

    For a more accurate (and updated) schedule of events, read:

    Chinese New Year in Singapore 2010 - An Updated Guide to Events

Here's what happened in Singapore during Chinese New Year 2009...

Chinese New Year in Singapore

Highlights of Chinese New Year in Singapore 2009

In Chinatown:

  • Street Light Up
  • Stage Performances
  • Chinese New Year Night Market

At Marina Bay:

  • River Hong Bao 2009
  • Chingay Parade 2009
  • Hua Yi - Chinese Festival of Arts

On Sentosa Island:



Chinese New Year Celebrations in Chinatown

  1. Chinese New Year Street Light Up
  • 3 Jan 09 - 15 February 09

  • Opening ceremony
    • 3 Jan 09 from 6pm to 9pm
    • On Eu Tong Sen Street near Chinatown MRT Station

  • Lanterns, lights and festive decorations nightly from 7pm

  • Eu Tong Sen Street, New Bridge Road, South Bridge Road
  1. Chinese New Year Stage Performances
  1. Shopping for Chinese New Year in Singapore 2009
  • Day and night markets with 588 stalls
  • 3-25 Jan 09, from 11am daily
  • Streets around Chinatown MRT Station, People's Park Complex
  1. Countdown to Chinese New Year in Singapore 2009
  • 25 Jan 09, 9.30pm-12.30pm
  • Eu Tong Sen Street and New Bridge Road
  • Songs and dances by local celebrities
  • Firecrackers and Fireworks at midnight!

Chinese New Year Celebrations at Marina Bay

  1. River Hong Bao 2009
  • At Marina Bay Floating Platform (Nearest MRT: City Hall)

  • 24 Jan 09 - 1 Feb 09
    • Opening ceremony on the night of 24 Jan 09
    • 6pm - 11pm daily; except 25 Jan 09 (6pm - 12.30am)
    • Chinese cultural performances, food stalls, and lanterns
    • Firecrackers & Pyrotechnics Show at 8pm nightly
      (except 11.59pm on 25 Jan 09, Chinese New Year's Eve)


  • Schedule of nightly performanes, 8-10pm
    • 24, 25 Jan 09 - Hubei Art College & Nanjing Acrobatic Troupe
    • 26 Jan 09 - Performances by new Singapore citizens
    • 27 Jan 09 - Beijing opera - 'Journey to the West'
    • 28 Jan 09 - Performances by youth groups
    • 29 Jan 09 - Best Singapore Youth Festival groups
    • 30,31 Jan 09 - Local and foreign artistes
      • Taiwanese celebrity 'Wa Wa' Jin Zhi Juan
      • Singapore Project Superstars winners Kelvin Tan, Kelly Poon
    • 1 Feb 09 - Wa Wa, Hubei Art College & Nanjing Acrobatic Troupe

  • Past River Hong Bao celebrations & Fireworks
  1. Chingay Parade 2009
  • Singapore's Biggest Street Parade
  • 30 & 31 Jan 09
  • Fireworks on 31 Jan 09 about 9pm-9.30pm
  • More information about Chingay 2010
  1. Hua Yi - The Chinese Festival of Arts
  • Chinese cultural performances at the Esplanade Theatres
  • Free and ticketed events
  • 30 Jan 09 - 8 Feb 09


Related to Chinese New Year in Singapore

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Near to the River Hong Bao Carnival and Chingay Parade.

Chinese New Year in Singapore 2010 (Updates)







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