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Festivals in Singapore, 2024 - Events & Celebration Guide

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Singapore's multicultural landscape is filled with countless festivals, each offering a glimpse of the rich diversity of traditions and customs that define the Lion City. From vibrant Chinese New Year celebrations to official Vesak Day reflections, Singapore's festivals are a testament to the harmony and diversity that characterise the cultural fabric. Have a look at the top festivals in Singapore that decorate the streets of Singapore with enthusiasm and excitement, making it a perfect time to book Singapore tour packages.

1.

Chinese New Year

Lunar New Year, also known as Chinese New Year, marks the beginning of 14 days of extravagant celebrations in Singapore. Bright red and gold colours adorn the streets of Chinatown as families gather to announce good luck and prosperity. The lion and dragon dance enthrals the spectators, while the Chingai Parade enthralls the crowd with its colourful processions. It is a great time to plan a trip to Singapore, as locals welcome the Lunar New Year with open arms and embrace the spirit of rebirth and abundance.

2.

Thaipusam

During Thaipusam, a festival of faith and devotion, devotees embark on a spiritual journey from Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple to Sri Thendayuthapani Temple. As the devotees took their vows, the atmosphere echoed with chants and prayers. Some carry a pointed kavadi as a symbol of penance. Witness the spectacular processions during this holy festival and immerse yourself in the spiritual energy that prevails in Little India.

3.

Lantern Festival

As the curtain falls on the Lunar New Year, Singaporeans welcome the Lantern Festival with dazzling lanterns. Chinatown lights up the night sky with thousands of lanterns and is a mesmerising sight. Enjoy the MoonFest Chinese Arts Festival and dine on delicious mooncakes as you bask in the warm glow of this enchanting festival on your Singapore trip from India.

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Vesak Day

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Vesak Day is a festival of enlightenment and compassion, in which believers participate in charity events and meditation. Buddhist temples across Singapore are filled with believers paying homage to the teachings of the Buddha. On this auspicious day, participate in the Buddha Bathing Ceremony and immerse yourself in the peaceful atmosphere of Singapore's sacred sites.

5.

Hari Raya Puasa

The next amazing festival in Singapore is Hari Raya Puasa which celebrates the end of Ramadan with joyous festivities and intimate gatherings. Muslims wear their best clothes and go to mosques to offer Thanksgiving prayers. The Geylang Sarai market comes alive with the smell of delicious sweets, and the sound of Takbeer echoes in the Sultan Mosque. Experience the feeling of unity and rebirth as Singaporeans come together to celebrate this festival.

6.

Deepavali (Diwali)

The festival of lights, Diwali, illuminates Little India with a dazzling display of lamps and fireworks. Homes and streets are decorated with colourful decorations as families come together to celebrate the victory of light over darkness. Wander through the bustling markets of Mustafa Centre and enjoy the vibrant Diwali atmosphere as Singaporeans celebrate the auspicious occasion.

Each festival offers a glimpse of the rich diversity of Singapore's culture. From the vibrant colours of Lunar New Year to the peaceful atmosphere of Vesak, Singapore's festivals offer an experience that celebrates the diversity and unity of our people. Immerse yourself in the spirit of celebration of Singapore's top festivals by booking Singapore tour packages with Pickyourtrail at best prices. Travel is just a click away with us, See you soon :)

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