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Fun and festivities in Singapore - celebrations, festivals and cultural events

Raffles Place by Day Singapore is unique in that tourists can enjoy festivals, carnivals and other colorful festivities at any time. They are all held here as if without any reason. Fans of fireworks and cheerful festivities should schedule a visit to the country during national holidays. In addition to ethnic festivals often superior to public celebrations, the Chinese New Year is the first in popularity and scale among all other holidays. All the inhabitants of the island celebrate it with great splendor. Active preparation for the festival takes two weeks before the celebration. According to the Chinese tradition, this is a family holiday. All relatives gather to ring out the Old Year and welcome the new one with gratitude.
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People visit friends and acquaintances, necessarily exchanging envelopes from red paper with coins inside. The envelope's color symbolizes wealth and reliability. After a joint visit to a temple, people go out into the city streets, and then the magic begins Participants of the procession wear carnival costumes designed with the predominance of red color, which resembles the movement of burning lights. Singapore's streets are decorated with lanterns and colorful garlands. In Chinatown, you can watch famous folk dances in tiger and dragon costumes. During this time, all Chinese shops offer big sales - such generosity is considered prestigious.
The Spring Festival of Lights is celebrated later. It is distinguished by the atmosphere of tenderness and shining smiles, which are customary given to all passers-by. The Chingay Parade is a world-famous procession along the main street of the city, which passes into the sea parade. Circus artists from all over Asia come to Singapore to entertain the audience with acrobatic shows and spectacular performances. After the parade, public dances begin. Throughout the city, residents gather in separate dancing groups. The fun and joy last for several days. The Dragon Boat Festival has Chinese roots, and in Singapore, it is celebrated with no less grand scale than in its historical homeland. Thousands of boats decorated in dragon style descend on the water at the beginning of summer, and a speed competition begins. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Not only Singaporeans but also foreign boaters take part in the competition. At this time, it is customary to treat oneself with the holiday's main dish - festive Chinese dumplings, which are handed out for almost free of charge. Festival of Running - there is no similar event anywhere else. In Singapore, there is a national type of marathon running, which is fundamentally different from the traditional western one. The route runs through the most beautiful places in the city and starts from the historic railway station. If applied in advance, anyone can take part in a ten-kilometer marathon. Singapore Restaurant Week presents a surprise to all gourmets and deli lovers. Reserve a table in one of the Singaporean restaurants in advance to try masterpieces of Asian culinary arts. The festival begins on March 19.
River Tour The famous Singapore Yacht Show is annually held on the island of Sentosa. All comers can see first-class racing models, as well as get right into cabins and learn the history of a particular yacht. A yacht can be bought directly at the show: fans of beautiful and luxurious leisure gather in Singapore between 6th and 9th April. One of the public holidays is the Heritage Festival. This event was initiated by the government to strengthen the unity of the nation. Numerous fairs and workshops are organized, folk groups perform during the holiday. Colorful Singapore is striking with the unique flavor and beauty of every ethnic community for several days. Local residents wear national costumes and demonstrate the best qualities of their nation.
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Vesak Day is a celebration that takes place on a traditional scale and embodies the birth of Buddha at the moment when Prince Gautama attained enlightenment. All followers of Hinduism visit temples and actively donate on these days. Buddha temples are decorated with solemn lights, hymns in Sanskrit sound everywhere, the atmosphere of peace and joy penetrates even into the business district of the city, which never seems to be sleeping. Seasonal sales often reminiscent of holidays, the Festival Of Dance, the Holiday of the Name, the Festival of Food and many other fun wonders every day open to tourists in Singapore.
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Uniques spots of Singapore

Esplanade Theatre

From the series “Top 16 Most Amazing Buildings of the Planet”
In Singapore there is a unique architectural attraction - the beautiful Esplanade Theater, located on the coast Marina-Bay. The theater is located next to the district of the same name and the old park, to whose honor it was named. The main feature of the modern building are two huge glass domes with thorns that are illuminated at the dawn with the incredibly beautiful artillumination.

Looking at the building from the bird's eye view, it reminds of Durian, the exotic fruit, which is also covered with small spines. The organizers of the project, however, had the other associations, they wanted to make the theater building similar to the large two-shell shell. The huge domes were made of glass, and in order to protect the theater from the hot weather, the special sun roofs were put on the … Read all

Fountain of Wealth

From the series “The Most Spectacular Fountains in the World”
The wonderful sights are in Singapore. In the Suntek City district is the world-famous fountain of wealth. Every day, hundreds of people come to the fountain to perform the symbolic ritual. They walk around the central part of the fountain, holding their hands in the water, and thinking of the longing desire. Thousands of people around the world claim that their dreams come true after this ritual.

Certainly, after this symbolic event, one is splashing. The experienced tourists know, however, that the fountains of the fountain are switched off several times a day, which allows the free and 'dry' access to the center of the fountain. The fountain is part of the Suntec City trading center and was built in 1995 specifically to ensure prosperity and flourishing the center.

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Top European Cities Hold Their Positions Despite COVID-19 Restrictions

City tourism has always been an important part of the European economy. For years, major EU cities benefited from the constant flow of travelers but the pandemic changed the usual lifestyle of the region. Without a doubt, 2020 was not the best year for European tourism as the entire industry was stagnant. The impact of COVID-19 is truly dreadful – according to the data provided by ECM Benchmarking Report 2020-2021, the average decline in the industry was 60.9% in 2020. A year earlier, European tourism posted a growth of 4.3%. Read this

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Attractions and entertainment in top cities of Singapore

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The largest choice of clubs and discos will definitely please devotees of evening entertainments. The largest part of entertainment venues is located on Mohamed Sultan Road Street. The opening of the club Next Page was held in 1992. Since then the club has become one of the most favorite night spots among both city dwellers and tourists. Club Room is decorated in a traditional oriental style. It is decorated with Chinese lanterns and other national decor items. The club changes the style of its … Read more

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