Singapore Lantern Festival 2011

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Singapore Lantern Festival 2011

Highlight Events in Chinatown

  • Street Light Up. Lanterns galore!

  • Festive Bazaar. Buy delicious mooncakes and snag a handmade lantern.

  • Lantern Procession. Take the kids there and join in.

Highlight Events @ Chinese Gardens

  • Giant lanterns, games, food stalls, stage performances.

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Singapore Lantern Festival 2011:
Some Tips for Visitors


The Lantern Festival ("Mid-autumn Festival") falls on the 8th Lunar Month, which runs from 30 Aug 2011 to 25 Sep 2011.

Here are the highlights for Singapore Lantern Festival 2011...

  1. Lantern Festival Events in Chinatown


    • Chinatown Lantern Festival Street Light Up

      • Huge lanterns and fairy lights brightened up Eu Tong Sen Street, New Bridge Road and the street bazaars along the side streets.

      • From Sat, 30 Aug 2011 to 25 Sep 2011.

      • From 7pm till late nightly.

      • Lantern Festival Opening Night.The festival will be launched on the evening (7pm-10pm) of Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 near Chinatown MRT - with a flurry of energetic activities. Enjoy the lantern street parade, lion dance performance and fireworks.


    • Street Bazaar

      • Pagoda Street, Terrenganu Street, Sago Street and Chinatown Complex become pretty busy with vendors selling mooncakes, savouries, lanterns and other festive wares.

      • From Mon, 29 Aug 2011 to Mon, 12 Sep 2011.

      • From 11am till late daily.


    • Stage Shows

      • A good mix of traditional and comtemporary entertainmnet at Kreta Ayer Square (near Buddha Tooth Relic Temple).

      • From Tue, 30 Aug 2011 to Mon, 12 Sep 2011.

      • From 8-10pm nightly.


    • Mass Lantern Procession

      • From 7.30pm to 10pm on Sat, 10 Sep 2011.

      • The procession starts at the open field near Outram MRT Station and loops around Eu Tong Sen Street back to the heart of Chinatown. Join in with your own lanterns!


  2. Lantern Festival @ Chinese Gardens

    • Check out the huge lanterns over 8 hectares of the Chinese Gardens. This year's theme: The World of Legends.

    • Find also food stalls, carnival games and cultural performances.

    • Nightly, 26 Aug - 18 Sep 2011.

    • Tickets: $12 per adult, $8 per child (11 years and younger).





Singapore Lantern Festival Photo Tour

Photos from 'Hello Kitty Go Races' Lantern Fantasy 2008 at the Chinese Garden. It's quite surreal, actually...

Argggh... How we miss those huge lanterns at Chinese Gardens in years past...

Singapore Lantern Festival - Hello Kitty lanterns line the bridge to Chinese Gardens, Singapore.

Hello Kitty welcomes you on the bridge to Singapore's Chinese Garden.

Awesome and orderly!


 
Singapore Lantern Festival - Hello Kitty Go Races, theme for 2008.

Hello Kitty and all her friends get ready for the races.

Are they going to the Singapore F1 Grand Prix?

   
Singapore Lantern Festival - Hello Kitty's friends, Dear Daniel and Keroppi, at the Races! Dear Daniel and Keroppi get ready to race.
   
Singapore Lantern Festival - Magical Hello Kitty lantern over the lake at Singapore Chinese Gardens.

Magical lanterns with their reflections in the still waters at Chinese Garden.

A lovely spot for a romantic date. But the kids are just as enchanted here.

   
Singapore Lantern Festival - more magical Hello Kitty lanterns.
It's other-worldly, isn't it?
   
Singapore Lantern Festival - Hello Kitty's friend on a jet ski.
Minna no Tabo on a jet ski.
   
Singapore Lantern Festival - Hello Kitty and her reflection.

Hello Kitty catches the surf.

Watch her perform at Chinese Gardens during Singapore Lantern Festival.

   
Singapore Lantern Festival - My Melody on a sail boat.
My Melody...
   
Singapore Lantern Festival - sail boats and friends of Hello Kitty. Keroppi on sail boat.
   
Singapore Lantern Festival - more sail boats. More sail boats...




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