Chinatown is always fascinating, and even more bustling and vivid during the Chinese New Year celebrations. Hear about the customs, taboos and traditions of this exciting and colourful holiday. As we wander through the streets of Chinatown, learn about the history, enjoy the lights and atmosphere at this time of year. We will drop by a bakery that makes traditional Chinese cakes, meet sellers of incense and paper money, visit a clan house and a temple with a storied history. See beautiful Pussy Willows, cheery Chrysanthemums, Kumquats, colourful decorations; and at the end of the tour, you can take the opportunity to do shopping.
Date and time: Saturday, 3 February 2023 from 9.30am - 12.30pm
Meeting point: At the pergola behind the bus stop at Block 3 Everton Rd, postal code 080003. Note: Parking is available at the start of this tour but as we will finish at different point, you are advised to use taxis or public transport to the meeting point. The nearest MRT is Outram Park.
Tour language: English
Member price: 39$
Non-member price: 49$
As there will be a lot of walking, please put on comfortable footwear that is easy to remove and bring your umbrella and lots of drinking water. For Vox sets, please bring along headphones with 3.5mm jack if possible.
Please note: A minimum number of participants is needed for the tour to proceed. Tour will be cancelled should the required minimum number of participants not be met 2 days before the tour date. Your ticket will be refunded in this case.