Monday, February 6, 2012

Chinese New Year "YuanXiao" Celebration at Chinatown, Singapore on 5 Feb 2012

"Yuan Xiao" 元宵节 is a festival celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first month in the lunisolar year in the Chinese calendar. This year, Yuan Xiao festival falls on 6 Feb 2012 which is a Monday, Chinatown celebrated Yuan Xiao a day earlier. There were parade of the Chingay floats, fireworks and firecrackers. With Yuan Xiao, it marked the end of Chinese New Year celebration for this year of the water dragon.

Here are some pictures taken at Chinatown on 5 Feb 2012 evening