Singapore Celebrates Chinese New Year with Style
Singapore's biggest traditional event is Chinese New Year, often called Spring Festival. The lunar new year begins with the festival, when families gather to exchange presents and eat traditional food.
Singapore celebrates with many colorful events and activities. The Orchard Road Chinese New Year light-up is the climax of the events. Lion and dragon dances and the Chingay Parade are also available.
Singaporean Chinese New Year celebrations include cuisine. Locals and tourists love bak kwa, yusheng, and pineapple tarts. Food festivals and street markets offer a variety of tasty foods and refreshments over the holidays.