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  • Chinese New Year Greetings: A Throwback to Singapore in the Sixties

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    Technology advancement has brought about an increased popularity of emails and e-cards in place of traditional greeting cards. In today’s society, Chinese New Year greeting cards are on the verge of extinction, with only seniors and some organisations keeping the practice alive. Sending Chinese New Year greeting cards is now often perceived as an old-fashioned afterthought.

  • Yu Sheng and Lo Hei

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    Nothing gets the festivities of Chinese New Year started like a good lo hei - the tossing tradition of the colourful and flavorful Yu Sheng salad for good fortune.

  • Roosters of the National Collection

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    Whether it’s a pair of delicate traditional slippers or a vessel from the 15th Century, the National Collection has many special artefacts that feature this year’s zodiac animal - the Rooster. Let's take a closer look at some of these pieces.

  • Festivals in Singapore

    Mid Autumn Festival Light Up in Chinatown

    Modern Singapore is well-known to be a society where a hybrid of cultures and communities of different faiths and beliefs coexist in harmony. This rich and vibrant multicultural heritage of Singapore is celebrated through her many diverse festivals, spread over the calendar year.

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