To celebrate Lunar New Year, the Istana grounds will be open to the public on Saturday 5 February 2022.

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istana open housePhoto Credit: Eugene Yeo

Visitors who wish to visit the Istana will have to apply for tickets in advance. Each application is limited to a maximum of five tickets. Tickets will be allocated by an electronic balloting system. There are no charges for the tickets. Ticket application will open from Monday, 24 January 2022, 10am to Tuesday, 25 January 2022, 10am here.

There will be no performances, tours, or food trucks at this IOH. Only the outdoor gardens will be accessible to visitors. Do check back for details on future IOHs.


There will be merchandise booths with limited-edition Istana souvenirs and President’s Challenge souvenirs. Only cashless payments via PayNow will be accepted.

All proceeds will go towards charities supported by President’s Challenge. Social service agencies supported by President’s Challenge 2022 include those from the following sectors:

  • Children, Youth & Family
  • Disability
  • Eldercare
  • Mental Health
  • Rehabilitation
  • Healthcare
  • Disability Sports

The souvenirs include memorabilia such as:

For more information, visit here.


We have compiled a list of Where to go during Chinese New Year 2022 especially for our readers. Click on the image to read more.

Where to Go During Chinese New Year 2022

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