|Pic credit Then Lisha 😉
In the next few days, our Chinese friends will be welcoming and celebrating their New Year. This few days would be busy and exciting for everyone as they get busy preparing the goodies, new clothes and spring cleaning of their home.
Where else would we see all the busy and bustling people? of course it is none other than Chinatown, packed with all the small shops which will be brightly lit and colourfully decorated to attract all the passerby to come in and shop.
I went with some friends for dinner and also took a walk at Chinatown night markets to squeeze in with the crowd…>_<
It is all about the lights and lights and more lights. Visiting Chinatown in the evening allow us to see more of the lighted displays and enjoy the walk in the breeze. There are however instance when the crowd may get stifling and block the wind direction but all is well as long as you can maneuver around flexibly.
The Chinese New Year Bazaar will go on for about a month from 31st January 2015 till 19th February 2015. This year, the designing and conceptualising theme was done by Singapore University of Technolody and Design (SUTD). There are various corners which you can look for such as: Nightly Stage Shows, Chinatown Wishing Tree, Festive Street Bazaar and Carnival and more. It only happens once a year so why not go down for a visit!
2015 being the year of the Goat, means that most of the decorations sold this year will have a lot of goats or sheep or even lambs design. Though honestly, I can’t really tell the difference between a lamb and a sheep cause they are both woolly and cute.
Of course, the main wishes that are exchange every time would wish for abundance of wealth, good health and joy. Definitely you would see plenty of gold adornments, coins and treasures alike to embellish the light display and roads. Thus creating a feast for the eyes of the tourist or locals. Be ready to snap a picture any moment cause you will always be in the bright limelight.
Oh an of course if we are walking around Chinatown, we would definitely have to take a look at Wink Hostel. Bringing my friend for a tour inside the hostel, since I am planning for an upcoming project in Singapore. I would love to be able to work with Wink Hostel
for this event. The clean place and welcoming atmosphere tempts us to take pictures….everywhere 🙂
Everything is red and full of happy things as we squeeze through the lanes and crowd but I am happy and pleased with my shopping items and craft ideas which I will bring back to decorate my workplace 😉 (sometimes copying requires some talent and I HAPPEN to have them…ehhemm #justsaying)
To all my Chinese Friends and Singaporeans, have a great Chinese New Year 2015. May You be blessed with everlasting Joy & Prosperity! Huat Ah….
Till we meet again, this has been zsiti.