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Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year in Singapore is the first day of the Chinese Calendar. Sometimes referred to as the Spring festival or the Lunar New Year based on the Chinese lunar calendar.

Celebration\ Observance

People from Singapore will celebrate by attending parades and dragon dances in various communities that have a large Chinese presence. People hope to attract prosperity and good fortune in the New Year. Many will spend time with family and friends. Chinese New Year is not an official national holiday, so government and businesses will be open.

History

The influence of Chinese immigrants over hundreds of years made Chinese New Year a widely celebrated observance in the Singapore.