Usher in the Year of Metal Rat with a variety of festive programmes and activities this Lunar New Year. Watch The Story of Nian unfold through music, puppetry, and drama, and don’t miss out the spark-tacular Golden Pyro Dragon Dance making its first appearance in Singapore. Visitors can also look forward to thrilling acrobatic stunts by a lion dance troupe, music performances by local ensembles, shadow puppet shows telling the story of the Chinese zodiac, meet-and-greet sessions with the God of Fortune, and a festive bazaar!

Lunar New Year at Gardens by the Bay

Date: 27 January to 9 February 2020
Time: Refer to programmes for various timings
Venue: Gardens By The Bay


EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

GOLDEN PYRO DRAGON DANCE

Golden Pyro Dragon Dance Gardens by the Bay

Usher in the year of the Metal Rat and be the first in Singapore to catch the sparktacular Golden Pyro Dragon Dance under a shower of firework-like sparkles achieved through the use of special metal granules to create these pyrotechnic displays!

Date: 31 January to 2 February 2020
Time: 9.10pm
Venue: Supertree Grove


THE STORY OF NIAN

The Story of Nian comes to life with the use of puppetry, music and of course, drama.

A village finds itself under threat from a terrifying monster, the Nian, who descends upon them from the mountain every year. Little do they know that it is actually the discord and squabbling amongst them that draws the monster to the village every year. A wise old man holds the key to repelling the Nian, but will the villagers be able to put their differences aside long enough, in order to unite and fight off the beast together?

Date / Time: 1 to 2 February (5pm, 6.15pm & 9.30pm) | 7 to 9 February (7pm, 8pm, 9pm)
Venue: Supertree Grove


COLOURS OF SPRING

COLOURS OF SPRING

Did you know that rats are believed to be thrifty and they hold dear to things that they cherish? Some even say they have good financial luck, so stroll along a vibrant display of colourful rat lanterns with their abundance of treasures.

The display is put up in collaboration with REACH Community Services.

Date: 23 January to 23 February 2020
Time: 6pm – 11pm
Venue: Golden Garden


GOD OF FORTUNE MEET & GREET

God of Fortune Meet and Greet

Meet the God of Fortune and make the new year a prosperous one! Keep your eyes peeled for him at the Flower Dome for a chance to be blessed with luck and wealth in the coming year.

Date: 1 to 2, 8 to 9 February 2020
Time: 12pm & 4pm
Venue: Flower Dome (Get your tickets online to enjoy more discounts from Voyagin or Klook.)


LION DANCE

lion dance

The Rat zodiac symbolizes strong vitality in the chinese culture and display both agility and alertness. Usher in the Lunar New Year with thrilling lion dance performances by an award-winning local lion dance troupe! Try not to hold your breath as the lion leaps from pole to pole and performs difficult stunts.

Date: 27, 31 January to 2 February 2020
Time: 6pm
Venue: Supertree Grove




SHADOW PUPPET PERFORMANCE – THE ZODIAC RACE

Why did the rat finish first in the zodiac race? Watch the story unfold through the traditional shadow puppet performance in the Flower Dome.

Suitable for all ages.

Date: 1 to 2, 8 to 9 February 2020
Time: 3pm & 5pm
Venue: Flower Dome (Get your tickets online to enjoy more discounts from Voyagin or Klook.)


FESTIVE BAZAAR

Stock up on Chinese New Year goodies such as homemade snacks to DIY crafts from our festive lineup of stalls!

Date: 27 January to 9 February 2020
Time: 12pm – 5pm
Venue: Flower Dome (Get your tickets online to enjoy more discounts from Voyagin or Klook.)


DING YI MUSIC COMPANY CONCERT

DING YI MUSIC COMPANY CONCERT

Celebrate your Chinese New Year with Ding Yi Music Company! Together with Assistant Conductor Dedric Wong, the ensemble brings you a medley of traditional Chinese music and some of our local favourites.

This is part of “Go Local” Series by Ding Yi @ Gardens.

Date: 1 February 2020
Time: 7pm & 8pm
Venue: Supertree Grove


ZODIAC TANGRAM

ZODIAC TANGRAM

Be as witty and resourceful like the intelligent rat and challenge yourself at this fun-filled zodiac-themed tangram boards. Sharpen your problem-solving skills as you put together the different puzzle pieces to form the shape of the animals hidden.

Additionally, you can join us on our weekend workshops to create your own mini tangram set and bring the fun anywhere you go!

Workshop sessions:
Sat, 1 Feb – Sun, 2 Feb, 12pm to 6pm
Sat, 8 Feb – Sun, 9 Feb, 12pm to 6pm

Date: 27 January to 9 February 2020
Time: 12pm and 6pm
Venue: The Canopy

WUSHU DISPLAY

Don’t miss out on the exciting martial arts showcase, and marvel at the display of strength, agility and grace.

Date: 1 to 2 February 2020
Time: 9pm
Venue: Supertree Grove


SINGAPORE CHINESE ORCHESTRA CONCERT

With a colourful and enthralling performance lined up, Chinese New Year with the Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) is anything but subdued. Join us and revel in festive celebrations as SCO presents a vibrant evening filled with modern and traditional music!

This is part of SCO’s Music Oasis.

Date: 31 January 2020
Time: 7pm & 8pm
Venue: Supertree Grove


DRUM FENG

DRUM FENG

Be prepared for a strong and expressive night of drum and music performance displayed by Drum Feng as they rev up the celebratory mood!

Date: 2 February 2020
Time: 7pm
Venue: Supertree Grove






DICAPELLA

Soak in the celebratory mood this Lunar New Year with melodic festive music by talented musicians from Dicapella.

Date: 2 February 2020
Time: 8pm
Venue: Supertree Grove

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