8 Huat places in Singapore to visit with your family and friends during the Chinese New Year 2017 Period

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Usher in the Year of Fire Rooster, the spring festival celebrations returns Singapore with more lively and lovely on its traditional culture located at the tourist-hotspot places. During this festive period, other than the usual house visiting, the next “must-do” thing will be visiting those CNY decorations places located in the heart of Singapore.

It’s time to get your camera ready! Here are the 8 recommended attraction places for you and your family and friends to visit during the Chinese New Year period from 28 January to 11 February 2017.

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Dahlia Dreams Floral displays at Gardens by the Bay
Be greeted by the auspicious, gilded hues of yellow, orange and red Dahlias (大丽花) and Begonias (秋海花) as you step into the crisp climate of the Flower Dome. Take in the beautiful sights while strolling through the Chinese garden inspired landscape, complete with a three-tier pagoda, a pavilion, moon gates, and even intricate sculptures of adorable chickens to welcome the Year of the Rooster. Read more: http://bit.ly/2jBZlGS

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Blossom and Prosper at Resorts World Sentosa
Unlock the Golden Treasures, savour 8,888 lobsters at our Celebrity Chef restaurants, indulge your taste buds at our Supper Club, and win cash & prizes worth over S$3,000,000! Read more: http://bit.ly/2iNUmyx or http://bit.ly/2jscHWb

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River HongBao 2017 at Marina Bay Floating Platform
Nestled at the Singapore’s iconic floating platform, the River HongBao returns this year with more futuristic- spectacular elements to welcome the Year of the Rooster. Larger-than-life lantern displays are colourful and fun, with interesting play on the Chinese word for Rooster. With nightly fireworks and laser displays, intricate handicrafts and crowd-pleasing performances featuring local and exotic programmes from the region, be prepared to treat your senses this coming spring. Read more: http://bit.ly/2iWFdyc

Chinatown Chinese New Year 2017
Chinatown Chinese New Year 2017 celebrations welcome the Lunar year of the Fire Rooster with the theme of “Rise to Good Fortune & Prosperity” (金鸡报喜迎新春, 狮城欢腾庆丰年). Located in the heart of Chinatown, visitors will be able to witness the spectacular street light displays features about 5,500 handcrafted lanterns from 7 January to 25 February 2017. Read more: http://bit.ly/2iQw62J

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Fortune Bowl 2017 at Singapore Turf Club
Get yourself away from town and try something different in this Rooster New Year! Delight all your senses and celebrate the traditional Lunar New Year at the Fortune Bowl 2017 held on 29 Jan (Sunday) at the Singapore Turf Club. You will get a chance to meet and greet with the ‘God of Fortune” for good luck and watch the dragon and lion dance at the Outdoor Prize Presentation Dais too. Read more: http://bit.ly/2jBTktZ or purchase your package here: http://bit.ly/2jCSGMd

Chinese New Year at The Istana Open House
The Istana Grounds will be open to the public visitors during the 2nd day of Chinese New Year on 29 January 2017. Grab this golden opportunity to visit the Istana and capture as many beautiful photograph as you can. Admission to the Istana grounds is free for Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents. Other visitors are required to pay an entrance fee of $2 per person. Entrance to the grounds is via the main gate at Orchard Road. Opening hours are usually from 8.30am to 6.00pm.

Chingay 2017 Parade at the F1 Pit Building
Chingay 2017 will be held on 10th & 11th February from 8pm to 9.30pm at the F1 Pit Building with the theme of “Soundwaves Chingay, WeCare Singapore”, a spectacular parade event with more than 600 performers from all races, ages and background, showcasing the most stunning water, fire, snow and lighting effects as well as pyrotechnics and fireworks display. Read more: http://bit.ly/2iFwsdc

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Love in Springtime at Sentosa Island
Love in Springtime encourages all to celebrate love in its many forms; with abundant opportunities for families and loved ones to bond.

Strike a pose in front of 12 huge Zodiac lanterns at Palawan Green, and enjoy stories of kinship, friendship and romance from 21 January to 26 February, 11am – 11pm. Measuring up to two metres in height, the lanterns feature light-hearted depictions of acts of love by the 12 Chinese Zodiac signs. Learn about the meanings behind each story and take pictures with the colourful lanterns in the day, or bask in the glow of the lanterns after dark. Read more: http://bit.ly/2k4AxnC

We hope that you had a wonderful and memorable Chinese New Year celebration in Singapore this year. Cheers!

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