The Year of the Rat is just around the corner. We welcome all to register for Lantern of Blessings, Light of Blessings and Fortune Rice Bucket, and also join us in the celebrations!

lunar new year at thian hock keng temple

A 17-day festival at the 180-year-old ‘living’ national monument and an architectural masterpiece. Enrich your experience by learning about the Singapore Chinese heritage, culture, traditions and customs.

Date: 24 January to 9 February 2020
Venue: Thian Hock Keng Temple

Highlights of the programmes:

  • Guided Tours (Registration required) on
    Chinese New Year Traditions & Customs
    – 24 Jan 2020
    ★ Birthday of the Jade Emperor
    – 1 & 2 Feb 2020
    ★ History and Architectural Significance of Thian Hock Keng + 3D Wall Mural: Our Roots Our Bonds
    – 24 Jan to 9 Feb 2020

thian hock keng temple singapore

  • Traditional Temple Fair
    – 24 Jan 2020 @ 10pm to 1am
  • Lion and Dragon Dance Performances
    – 24 Jan 2020 @ 11.45pm
  • Traditional Hokkien String Puppets
    – 24 Jan 2020 @ 10pm & 25 Jan 2020 @ 10am and 2pm
  • Getai – Local Song & Dance Show
    – 1 Feb 2020 from 7pm to 10pm
  • Lion Dance Performance
    – 1 Feb 2020 @ 11pm
  • Traditional Rice Turtle
    – 8 & 9 Feb 2020

Chinese New Year at Thian Hock Keng

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