Spring Surprise

Leap right into a prosperous year and celebrate spring with exciting festive performances and activities!

spring surprise gardens by the bay

Don’t miss “Carps Leaping Over The Dragon’s Gate”, a magnificent LED performance of an auspicious Chinese myth! Catch exciting lion dances – Traditional Lion Dance and Lion Dance on Poles, and two Chinese Orchestra performances by top notch musicians from the Singapore Chinese Orchestra and Ding Yi Music Company.

Date: 2 to 10 February 2019
Time: Refer to programmes for various timings
Venue: Gardens By The Bay




EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

Carps Leaping Over The Dragon’s Gate 鲤鱼跳龙门

The carp is an auspicious symbol in the Chinese culture. According to a well-known legend, once a carp successfully leaps over the celestial Dragon’s Gate, it transforms into a powerful dragon. This story tells of courage, perseverance and accomplishment.

Carps Leaping Over The Dragon's Gate

Watch a special performance showcasing the richness of Chinese culture, including a carp dance with the biggest dragon fish in Singapore to date. This performance is one not to be missed.

Date: 9 to 10 February 2019
Time: 8pm – 8.20pm
Venue: Supertree Grove


Singapore Chinese Orchestra: Spring Celebrations at the Gardens

Singapore Chinese Orchestra: Spring Celebrations at the Gardens

Usher in the Year of the Pig with an evening of melodious Chinese New Year favourites with SCO Assistant Conductor Moses Gay and the Singapore Chinese Orchestra.

Date: 2 February 2019
Time: 6.30pm – 7.30pm
Venue: Supertree Grove


Ding Yi: Musical Spring at the Gardens

Ding Yi: Musical Spring at the Gardens

Celebrate your Chinese New Year with Ding Yi Music Company! Conducted by Assistant Conductor Dedric Wong, the ensemble will bring to you traditional Chinese music and showcase Singaporean festive tunes, arousing your aural senses in this festivity!

Date: 3 February 2019
Time: 6.30pm – 7.30pm
Venue: Supertree Grove


Lion Dance on Poles

Lion Dance on Poles

Usher in the Lunar New Year with thrilling lion dance performances by an award-winning local lion dance troupe! Hold your breath as the lion leaps from pole to pole and performs heart-stopping stunts.

Date: 9 to 10 February 2019
Time: 7pm
Venue: Supertree Grove


Traditional Lion Dance

Traditional Lion Dance

A traditional lion dance performance is rich in Chinese cultural expressions, agility and wit. Come find out what fascinating story is told at this performance by an award-winning local lion dance troupe.

Date: 9 to 10 February 2019
Time: 7.15pm
Venue: Supertree Grove






School Performances

Rev up the festive mood this Lunar New Year with energetic drum beats, graceful dance performances, and melodic orchestral music by talented students from various schools.

Date: 8 February 2019
Time: 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 4.30pm – 8.20pm
Venue: The Canopy and Supertree Grove


Spring Street

Spring Street

From Chinese New Year souvenirs and crafts or artisan handmade accessories, there’s so much to buy and do at this festive bazaar!

Date: 2 to 10 February 2019
Time: 12pm – 6pm
Venue: Flower Dome and The Canopy (Get your tickets online to enjoy more discounts from Voyagin or Klook.)


Colours of Spring

Colours of Spring

Vibrant colours brighten up the Gardens this spring! Take a photo with the carp lanterns painted by many creative hands from different community groups.

Fish symbolise abundance and happiness, and carp in particular represent strength and determination as they are known to swim against the current.

Date: 2 to 24 February 2019
Time: All day
Venue: Golden Garden


Gongxi Pandas

Gongxi Pandas

Pose for a photo with playful panda mascots that entertain visitors with their antics – they’re too cute to miss!

Date: 9 to 10 February 2019
Time: 1pm and 3pm
Venue: Flower Dome (Get your tickets online to enjoy more discounts from Voyagin or Klook.)

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