2017年牛车水中秋节庆祝活动

Walk down memory lane with your loved ones at Chinatown’s annual Mid-Autumn Festival Celebrations this September! Soak in the joyous atmosphere that will bring back nostalgic memories of your childhood, as the streets of the Chinatown precinct are illuminated by a plethora of dazzling and brightly-hued LED lantern displays, guaranteed to leave visitors in wide-eyed wonder.

Other than the impressive lantern display that seeks to bring out one of the most well-known and beloved traditions of the Mid-Autumn Festival this year, visitors to Chinatown can look forward to various other festival activities organisedby KretaAyer-Kim Seng Citizens’ Consultative Committee (KA-KS CCC) from Wed, 20 Sep to Thu, 19 Oct 2017.

Themed “Celebrations of our Traditions <<传统新意庆中秋, 同心共乐贺团圆>>”, event highlights for the Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2017 include:

1. Official Light-Up and Opening Ceremony 开幕典礼与亮灯仪式

Date: 23 September 2017
Time: 7pm – 10pm
Venue: New Bridge Road and Eu Tong Sen Street

chinatown street light up

The celebration for Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2017 will kick start with the highly-anticipated Opening Ceremony, which includes the Official Street Light-up, dragon dance performance, as well as an exciting line-up of multicultural song and dance performances by local and overseas troupes from China. Finally, catch the spectacular fireworks displays lined up for the grand finale!

2. Street Light-Up 牛车水庆中秋亮灯

Date: 23 September to 19 October 2017
Time: 7pm – 2am (Fri & Sat) 7pm – 12am (Sun – Thu)
Venue: Eu Tong Sen Street, New Bridge Road and South Bridge Road

Soak in the festivities and celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival in Chinatown, where traditional Chinese culture comes alive. Be enchanted by the flower-themed decorations of Chinatown as New Bridge Road, Eu Tong Sen Street, South Bridge Road and the inner streets of Chinatown are adorned with colourful lanterns of varying shapes and sizes.

3. Festive Trade Fair and Street Stalls 中秋街头市集

Date for Carnival: 20 September to 9 October 2017
Time: 11am – 10.30pm
Venue: Open Space In Front of People’s Park Complex

Date for Street Stall: 20 September to 4 October 2017
Time: 10.30am – 10.30pm
Venue: Pagoda Street, Trengganu Street, Sago Street and Smith Street

The full moon represents an auspicious symbol of abundance, harmony and prosperity. Chinese communities all over the world celebrate its appearance on this important occasion. During the Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival, visitors can bask in the festivities, walk along the bustling festive street stalls and shop for festive goodies. Be spoilt for choice as over 300 festival stalls will offer a dazzling variety of festive treats like moon cakes, pomelos, lanterns, handicrafts, tea and more.




4. Lantern Painting Competition 灯笼彩绘比赛

Date: 17 September 2017
Time: 9am – 12pm
Venue: Chinatown Point

Display Date: 23 September to 19 October 2017
Time: All Day
Venue: Pagoda Street

lantern painting competition mid autumn festival

Let the artistic flair in your child shine at Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2017’s Lantern Painting Competition! We invite families and children of all ages to join in this fun-filled competition where you can display your creativity in painting lanterns. Let Lanterns Be The Canvass For Your Inspiration!

Who Can Join?

Categories:
Group A – Age 6 years old and below
Group B – Age 7 to 9 years old
Group C – Age 10 to 12 years old
Group D – Age 13 to 16 years old

Win Attractive Prizes!
3 Winners for each category – A Trophy + $300, $200 & $100 cash prize
10 Consolation Prize – A Trophy + $30 cash prize
Creative Award for each category – A Trophy + $50 cash prize

This event is sponsored by Singapore Turf Club, the competition is organised by Kreta Ayer-Kim Seng Citizens’ Consultative Committee (KA-KSCCC) and co-organised by Life Art Society.

Registration is FREE but pre-registration is required for all participations. Please download the registration form from here or obtain it from Kreta Ayer Community Club Temporary Office and submit via email or mail by 1 September 2017.

Registration is FREE but pre-registration is required for all participants.

Please email to personnel in-charge, Ms Irene Tan or Mr Matthew Chua, for more information.

Email: irene_tan@pa.gov.sg / matthew_chua@pa.gov.sg

5. Nightly Stage Shows 中秋综艺晚会

Date: 23 September to 4 October 2017
Time: 8pm – 10.30pm
Venue: Kreta Ayer Square

Nightly Stage Shows

Gather around for the nightly performances at Kreta Ayer Square during the Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations. Even today, the Square remains a popular gathering point for local Chinese communities. Catch and be entertained by the animated and dynamic Chinese cultural acts, folk songs, and music and dance numbers by local entertainers and troupes from China.

6. Mass Lantern Walk 中秋大型游灯会

Date: 1 October 2017
Time: 7pm – 10pm
Starting Point: Kreta Ayer Square
Ending Point: Along New Bridge Road (Main Stage in front of Lucky Chinatown)

mass lantern walk

Enjoy a fun night out with family and friends with your creative lanterns – or dress up as one! – as you join in the Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2017 Mass Lantern Walk that is open to the public. Immerse yourself in the festive spirit as you soak in the leisurely-paced lantern parade procession under the full moon and the dazzling displays around Chinatown. Don’t forget the impressive acts of the dragon dance troupes, energetic cheerleaders and the percussion band along the way! The lantern walk will conclude with stage performances and pyrotechnics display in the heart of Chinatown.

7. Mid-Autumn Family Fest @ Chinatown 中秋”家”节@牛车水

Date: 24 September 2017
Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm
Venue: Kreta Ayer Community Club, Multi-purpose Hall (Level 2)

Gather around for the nightly performances at Kreta Ayer Square during the Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations. Even today, the Square remains a popular gathering point for local Chinese communities. Catch and be entertained by the animated and dynamic Chinese cultural acts, folk songs, and music and dance numbers by local entertainers and troupes from China.

For more information, please visit: here

Photos credit: Kreta Ayer-Kim Seng Citizens’ Consultative Committee

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