Your question: Why is Chinese New Year important Singapore?

What happens in Singapore on Chinese New Year?

Some activities you may see in public in Singapore this time of year include: lions dances, dragon dances, parades with traditional musical instruments, lantern festivals at local temples, fireworks displays and people making as much noise as possible by striking bamboo sticks together or setting off small firecrackers …

Do they celebrate Lunar New Year in Singapore?

Chinese New Year is celebrated by most Chinese in Singapore. The first day of the lunar new year usually falls between the winter solstice (dongzhi) and spring’s beginning (lichun). This typically falls between 21 January and 20 February each year.

What does the Lunar New Year symbolize?

The Lunar New Year is a holiday that marks the first new moon of the lunisolar calendar, which is the calendar traditionally used in many east Asian countries including China, Vietnam, Singapore and South Korea. In these and other Asian countries, it is one of the most important holidays of the year!

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