Festivals in Singapore

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There are many colourful festivals and events held in Singapore. At the begining of the year, there is a festival called Chinese New Year which is at the begining of the year celebrated by the majority of Chinese. There are two public holidays in wich every household will do spring cleaning  in advance to welcome the New Year. Next year is the year of the Tiger, one of the Chinese zodiac signs. 

Take a trip to Chinatown, immerse yourself into the spirit of the festive season, there will be a bazzar with a lot of New Year goodies and colorful street decorations and lightup.The area will be very crowded towards the date and it will be a great place to shop in, as well as bargain in.

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The festival was held from 23 Mar to 3 April at Orchard Road. It was one of the most glamourous events of the year. It features the latest local and international designer fashion. Come and see for yourself at the virtual tour of SFF at www.singaporesights.com.

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Singapore Arts Festival 2005-The Season of Brilliance

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Singapore Arts Festival 2005
Singapore Arts Festival 2005
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This year the Singapore Arts Festival begin from 26 May to 26 June 2005. An international arts festival with a distinctive Asian flavour, the 2005 Singapore Arts Festival will feature some 4 400 artists from 27 countries and regions in 22 main productions and over 400 free performances, exhibitions and special events, offering something for everyone.

Take a virtual tour of the Arts festival and discover the brilliant gems in the arts from all over the world at http://www.singaporesights.com/events-singapore-arts-festival-2005.htm

See you there!!!

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Mid-Autumn Festival 2005

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Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2005
Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2005
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Once again Chinatown has been dressed up for the Mid-Autumn Festival.It was a fantastic evening, with a street procession, dragon and lion dances, and even a spectacular fireworks display during the opening ceremony. To experience the grand opening, take a visual tour at singaporesights.com for the coverage.

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Chingay Parade Of Dreams

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Chingay Parade of Dream 2005
Chingay Parade of Dream 2005
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Chingay began in Singapore as an expression of communal unity and celebration in 1973 to replace the absence of the traditional firecrackers released every Chinese Year after its ban in 1972. The first procession was totally Chinese with a potpourri of stilt walkers, big-headed dolls, pugisitic groups, mini opera, prancing lion and dragon dancers and flag bearers.

Today, Chingay has evolved to be the grandest street parade in Asia showcasing the rich, vibrant multi-culturalsim of Singapore, and the exotic and exciting cultures from all over the world. The parade features not more..

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Thaipusam

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Thaipusam 2005
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Thaipusam is celebrated by the Hindu community in Singapore, Malaysia, Southern India and Sri Lanka.This festival commermorates the devotion of Idumban, a devotee of Lord Subramaniam, who received great burden of offerings to pay homage to his deity. Today, it is believed that any devotee carrying a kavadi in fulfillment of vows will have their wishes granted.

In order to prepare for the procession, the devotee has to be a strict vegetarians, offer prayer and observing austerities for a month before the festival. The procession will begin from Sri Srinivasa Perumal more..

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Singapore Fashion Festival 2005

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SFF 05
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The festival was held from 23 Mar to 3 April at Orchard Road. It was one of the most glamourous events of the year. It featured the latest local and international designer fashions. Come and see for yourself at the virtual tour of SFF at www.singaporesights.com.

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