Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebration 2022

2022 年牛车水农历新年庆祝活动

Usher in a Roaring New year

虎岁生威迎新态 鸿运呈祥过好年

Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2022

Usher in a Roaring New Year

Join us to welcome the Year of Tiger this Chinese New Year!­

7

January

Official Street Light-up and Opening Ceremony

Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebration 2022 Official Street Light-up and Opening Ceremony

Social Media Platform: Noontalk Media, and Chinatown Festivals Facebook Page and YouTube channel

7 PM

Along New Bridge Road, Eu Tong Sen Street and South Bridge Road

We are currently in an endemic and although some measures are more relaxed, but we are not letting down our guard. We continue to stay vigilant and put the necessary safe management measures in place to protect the public health and safety. Therefore, most of our activities will be organized virtually.

Chinese New Year is an important festival for Chinese around the world. For this year Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2022, it will be launched virtually and live-streamed on Noontalk Media, and Chinatown Festivals facebook page and YouTube channel. Do visit the said social media platform and join us at our official light-up and opening ceremony as we usher in the Year of the Tiger with good luck and prosperity.

Street Light-Up

07 January 2022 – 02 March 2022

7:00pm – 12:00am (Daily)

Along New Bridge Road, Eu Tong Sen Street and South Bridge Road

Chinatown is once again beautifully decorated with street light-up to mark the celebration of Lunar New Year. Designed by students from the Singapore University of Technology and Design, this year street light-up will feature sculptured lanterns from cub to tiger striving to achieve strength and vitality in their growing up to depict how we will stay united and emerge stronger from this Covid pandemic. Not forgetting the centrepiece between New Bridge Road and Eu Tong Sen Street that comprise a family of tigers to signify reunion, harmony and prosperity.

WWF and Temenggong Tigers Sculptures Display

7 January – 15 February 2022

All Day

Kreta Ayer Square

This year Chinatown Festival Organizing Committee is collaborating with World Wild Fund for Nature (Singapore) and Temenggong Artists in Residence. Local artists have been invited to paint different Tiger sculptures which will be displayed at various parts of Chinatown to promote the importance of global animal conservation and the environment. http://thetigersarecoming.wwf.sg/ & http://www.temenggong.sg/

Chinatown Wishing Tree

7 January – 15 February 2022

10:00am - 10:00pm

Chinatown Point Atrium

Make your Lunar New Year wishes come true at the Chinatown Wishing Tree! Write wishes for yourself and your loved ones on the “Make a Wish” card and hang them on the wishing tree. The public may donate a minimum of $2/- or more for each wishing card. All proceeds will go to Kreta Ayer – Kim Seng Community Development Welfare Fund that will be used to organise community programmes to help the needy elderly and low-income families.

Adopt a Lantern

RECYCLE. REUSE. REDECORATE.

Chinatown Festivals Organising Committee, the official organiser for both Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations and Mid-Autumn Festival, has launched the “Adopt a Lantern” campaign since 2014. For this comingChinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2022 where we celebrate the Year of the Tiger, the Organising Committee is glad to announce that all street lanterns are available for adoption.

The public may adopt one or more lanterns they like after the Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebration Street light-up ends on 2 March 2022. The adoption is free but the interested party will have to submit an online application and arrange their own transport and manpower to collect their adopted lanterns upon confirmation of the application by the Organiser.

Priority will be given to the community organisation, educational institution and voluntary welfare organisation. Individual who like to adopt the lanterns to decorate their house or corporationwho is interested to decorate their office or factory premises with the adopted lanterns are also welcome.

One of the main objectives for this adoption exercise is to allow the organisation, individual or corporation to share these beautiful lanterns with the people around them and continue to spread the festive cheers.

While the Organiser Recycles the lanterns, the public Reuse the lanterns to Redecorate their house and organisation premises. This is indeed a great community effort by everyone to promote recycling and being environmentally friendly.

Please be informed that only successful application will be notified.

Application Start Date: Day Month 2022

Application Closing Date: Day Month 2022

In view that there is limited quantity of lanterns, the Organiser will be reviewing the application based on the type of organisation and the purpose for adoption.

Successful applicant will be notified by Day Month 2022.

Lantern Collection Date: Day Month 2022

The contractor will contact you to arrange for the collection of lanterns. Please arrange your own transport and manpower to handle the collection.

For any enquiry, please email to adoptalantern@chinatownfestivals.sg.

Thank you.

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Directions

BY MRT

  • North-East Line – Chinatown Station (NE4)
  • Downtown Line – Chinatown Station (DT19)
  • East-West Line – Outram Park Station (EW16/NE3)

BY BUS

  • Bus stop (05022) at Eu Tong Sen Street (People’s Park Centre): 54, 124, 145, 147,147e, 166,190, 851
  • Bus stop (05039) at New Bridge Road (New Bridge Centre): 2, 12, 12e, 33, 54, 63,124, 143, 147, 147e, 190, 520, 851, 961, 961C, 970, CT8, CT18
  • Bus stop (05013) at Eu Tong Sen Street (People’s Park Complex): 2, 12, 12e, 33, 61,63, 80, 143, 197, 961,961c, 970, C T8, CT18

As we expect Chinatown to be very crowded during this festive season, public transport is highly encouraged.

BY TAXI

Chinatown is conveniently located near the central business district of Singapore. Taxi services is available from the following companies:

  • Comfort Taxi or CityCab @ 6552 1111
  • SMRT taxi @ 6555 8888
  • Trans-Cab @ 6555 3333
  • Premier Taxis @ 6363 6888
  • Smart Taxis @ 6485 7777
  • Prime Taxi @ 6778 0808

BY CAR

As we expect Chinatown to be very crowded during this festive season, public transport is highly encouraged.

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