Tag Archives: Chinese New Year

A Trip to the Chinese New Year Street Bazaar at Chinatown

One of the most important Chinese festivals is the Chinese Lunar New Year or Chinese New Year for short. While this means a time to visit and catch up with family and relatives, it also means a nice early 2 day public holiday early in the year for most here in Singapore. For some it also means the yearly pilgrimage …

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Chinatown Chinese New Year Official Light Up Ceremony 2015

Chinatown Chinese New Year Official Light Up Ceremony 2015

It was a night to remember as thousands thronged the streets of Chinatown to catch a glimpse of the Chinese New Year Official Light Up Ceremony. Guest of Honour, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, together with the various VIPs, kicked off the night with lighting of sparklers to simulate a giant firecracker structure (For our foreign friends, fireworks are only …

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Happy Chinese New Year to All~!

Chinatown Chinese New Year Light Up 2015

It is the time of the year again where we celebrate the Lunar New Year or more commonly known as the Chinese New Year. While originally a Chinese festival, here in Singapore it also means a nice long weekend for everyone. For the team at POPCulture Online, we are also back after a good break to bring to you our …

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Ushering in the Year of the Goat this Chinese New Year at Chinatown

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Chinatown ushers in an “Abundance of Joy & Prosperity” With SG50 and the Year of the Goat! The Chinese New Year Celebrations at Chinatown are always one to look out for and this year will see a strong SG50 theme interwoven with the iconic traditional event ushering the new lunar year. With the theme “Abundance of Joy & prosperity”, the …

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Welcoming The New

Chinatown Chinese New Year of the Horse

It’s that time of the year again where we have a valid excuse to get new clothes, new furniture, new bedsheets, new curtains, eat all the goodies we want and not feel one bit guilty at all. Yup the Chinese New Year is upon us as I write this month’s Editor’s Note and it is hard not to notice especially …

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Firecrackers & Bombshells Review

Imagine being a part of traditional Chinese family that’s not quite traditional. The eldest son chooses to marry an Indian girl but lies to his parents that she’s from China. A youngest son who chooses the love of a man and a middle son who’s about to get his world turned upside down. We make fun of them Channel 8 …

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Chinatown Celebrates “Galloping to Prosperity” in the Year of the Horse

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Welcoming visitors to Chinatown till the end of February will be 88 life-sized horse-shaped lanterns and dazzling gold coins which are part of the celebrations to usher in the Chinese New Year. Organised by Kreta Ayer-Kim Seng Citizens’ Consultative Committee (KA-KS CCC), these celebrations are part of the Hua Qing Spring Festival celebrations, an umbrella branding for Chinese New Year …

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Top 5 Anticipated Games of 2013

The Chinese New Year is always one holiday many look forward to. Not only does it mean 2 days of public holiday, lots of goodies to eat but it also means ang bao or red packets for those of us who are still not married. And for the benefit of our non chinese readers, these red packets usually contain money …

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I have a plan to stay slim this CNY

Greetings my friends and welcome to the brand new month of February! This is gonna be a great month, there’s so much to look forward to. You have Chinese New Year first where you eat and grow fat, then you gonna want to work out double time to look slim enough for Valentines Day. Well that game plan is probably …

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