Young Parents Team
Chinatown Chinese New Year celebrations
Feb 7 to March 8
Save the date – Sunday, Feb 7 is when the Chinatown Chinese New Year Countdown Party turns New Bridge Road and Eu Tong Sen Street into a giant festival of interactive games, live performances, fireworks and firecracker displays. On other days until March 8, stroll through Chinatown to check out the light decorations, which feature special mechanic monkey figurines and 3D ones that hang from the trees.
More than Monkeys Exhibition
Until September 25
Singapore Philatelic Museum
Monkey are more than just the cheeky creature that run off with your food in the parks. Learn more about them as you walk through the displays of stamps, philatelic materials and interactive exhibits. The kids will pick up tidbits of information related to important world issues like deforestation, poaching and conservation, as well as lesser known facts about these primates and their everyday habits. The storyline is created from over 300 stamps mostly from Asia, Africa, Central and South America, dating back to 1947.
Free admission to National Museum of Singapore
All visitor enjoy free admission to permanent galleries and special exhibitions at the National Museum on Feb 8 and 9. Plus, the promotion extend untile Feb 14 for those who are born in the year of the monkey. Don’t forget to bring you identification card to show your birthday. The musuem is open daily from 10am to 7pm.
Chinese New Year Festivities at S.E.A. Aquarium
Until Feb 22
Have you ever seen a dragon dance performed underwater? Here’s your chance – as part of the Chinese New Year festivities at S.E.A. Aquarium at Resorts World Sentosa. After the performance, which is done by the agile divers of the aquarium, kids can set off on the SEAA Monkey Mission to track down the special underwater zodiac animals (Seadragon, Monkey Fish, Tiger Fish and more) in the S.E.A. Aquarium by searching for clues in the cheeky monkeys. Also walk through the Trail of Fortune, a themed zone located next to the Bao Chuan that features exhibits and interactive stations that allows guests to uncover fun facts about Chinese New Year customs and symbols.