Usher in The Year of the Rat with Two Spectacular Dragon Dance Performances at Resorts World Sentosa!

  • The Auspicious Dragon Trail returns to Universal Studios Singapore for an entertaining and unforgettable park-wide experience where you can meet your favourite characters in festive outfits
  • Always popular and a hit with guests, S.E.A. Aquarium’s iconic Underwater Dragon Dance is set to enthrall everyone with its graceful and majestic movements

Chinese New Year at Resorts World SentosaUsher in the Lunar New Year and step into a world of abundance with two majestic dragon dances, bringing visitors boundless blessings of fortune.

For an auspicious beginning to the Year of the Rat, Resorts World Sentosa is bringing back two signature crowd-pleasing dragon dance performances that are bound to delight and excite everyone this festive season. The ever-popular dragon dances will be making their highly-anticipated return from 11 January to 9 February 2020 at both Universal Studios Singapore and S.E.A. Aquarium, promising lots of upbeat fun and spectacular entertainment.

dragon dance performances resorts world sentosaA taste of what visitors can expect from both dragon dance performances this coming Lunar New Year, with The Auspicious Dragon Trail (Left) and Underwater Dragon Dance (Right). Photos are taken from 2019 performances.

Usher In Chinese New Year 2020 at Universal Studios Singapore

Get the Lunar New Year off to a rousing start with an entertaining line-up of joyous and auspicious activities at Universal Studios Singapore. Follow The Auspicious Dragon Trail as it makes its way around the park accompanied by up-tempo drum beats. Favourite characters from each themed zone will be dressed in festive outfits, ushering in the Year of the Rat in a most fun and delightful way that will endear all in the family. This yearly extravaganza is a must-watch for fans of the different iconic movie franchises featured across the award-winning theme park.

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Illumination’s Minions are ready to join guests in celebrating the festivities, too, as Bob shows off his all-new and specially designed rat costume, which will be available for all to see exclusively during this event period. For fans of the iconic and mischievous Minions, this is a rare photo opportunity not to be missed.

In addition to the special programming during this season, guests can also enjoy adrenaline-filled rides, world-class entertainment and performances, and a delectable range of food and beverage offerings all across Universal Studios Singapore. During this period, guests who spend a minimum of S$35 in a single receipt at retail outlets will receive a pair of limited-edition Sesame Street Chinese New Year-themed couplets. Those who purchase their admission tickets online will receive Minion-themed couplets. Annual and Season Passholders can join in on the festivities by redeeming their Minion couplets at the Membership Lounge.

Find out more about the event here.

A World of Underwater Treasures Await at Abundance In The Sea

At S.E.A. Aquarium, visitors will discover a colourful world of Abundance In The Sea and meet eight iconic marine animals commonly associated with wealth, prosperity or even customary Lunar New Year must-haves. Among them are the mouse grouper with its beautifully striking black spots – named due to its resemblance to the mouse—and the yellow hued pineapple fish, symbolic of wealth because of its pineapple-like appearance. As visitors marvel at these ornately-patterned dwellers of the marine world, the festive décor and displays throughout the aquarium will provide countless Insta-worthy opportunities.

The highlight of the event and a perennial favourite every Lunar New Year, the auspicious Underwater Dragon Dance returns to delight guests with its graceful and fluid movements. Joined by 40,000 marine inhabitants in the Open Ocean Habitat, this one-of-a-kind performance will leave onlookers spellbound and in awe.

All guests to the aquarium during the festive event will receive a pair of limited edition S.E.A. Aquarium-themed New Year couplets as a festive keepsake (while stocks last). Additional information on the event can be found here.

Enjoy three attractions for the price of two!

Starting 1 January 2020, all guests who purchase admission tickets to both Universal Studios Singapore and S.E.A. Aquarium in a single transaction will receive a free admission ticket to Adventure Cove Waterpark. This promotion is valid for both online and onsite purchases and will run until 30 June 2020.

Ticket purchases can be made here. Additional terms and conditions apply.


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