Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2013 Official Light-Up and Opening Ceremony

CHINATOWN CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS 2014

OFFICIAL LIGHT-UP AND OPENING CEREMONY

Opening Ceremony
11 January 2014 (Saturday) 6.00pm – 10.00pm

Chinatown Light-Up
11 January 2014 (Saturday) – 28 February 2014 (Friday)
7.00pm – 2.00am (Friday and Saturday) 7.00pm – 12.00am (Sunday – Thursday)

Venue: New Bridge Road and Eu Tong Sen Street

Chinatown dazzles in oriental glitz and splendour as the main street lights up on 11 January 2014. Ushering in the Year of the Horse, Eu Tong Sen Street and South Bridge Road will each be adorned by 88 illuminated life-size horse figurines. To add to the glamour of 2014’s contemporary design, trees on both streets will be spruced up with 2,000 “floating” gold coins. The entire setup is specially designed by the students from Singapore University of Technology and Design and produced by skilled craftsmen from Chengdu, China.

President Tony Tan Keng Yam will grace the Opening Ceremony as the Guest-Of-Honour.

Event is Free-of-charge

Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2013 Official Light-Up and Opening Ceremony Singapore

Photo Credit: Kreta Ayer – Kim Seng Citizens’ Consultative Committee


CHINATOWN CHINESE NEW YEAR WALKING TRAIL

Dates:
12 January 2014, Sunday
18 January 2014, Saturday
19 January 2014, Sunday
25 January 2014, Saturday
26 January 2014, Sunday

Times:
3.00pm – 4.30pm
7.00pm – 8.30pm

Meeting Point: Information booth in front of the stage at Kreta Ayer Square

For the first time, heritage walking tours will be conducted at Singapore’s best-kept Chinese enclave – Chinatown, during Chinese New Year 2014. Visitors can weave through five-foot ways and restored colonial shophouses, taking in the stunning sights of Chinese New Year décor and the sounds of Festive Street Bazaar.

This free walking trail covers four bustling streets in the heart of Chinatown, namely Kreta Ayer Road, Sago Street, Pagoda Street and New Bridge Road.

Event is Free-of-charge

To register, please email to weijie_cfc@hotmail.com. Registration comes on a first-come-first serve basis. Each trail will be capped at 10 pax.