A cosmopolitan society with multicultural nature, Singapore has a full calendar of various fests and events celebrated all through the year. The people from varied communities, particularly from Chinese, Malay and Indian, live harmoniously here, and celebrate their events according to their own cultures. This simply means Singapore hosts the festivals of varied nature, which are awesome and hard to surpass over.
Chinese New Year: This amazing fest falls in January or February that turns Singapore colorful for half a month. The New Year welcomed with parades, dragon dance and red posters demanding goodness of human beings. Atmosphere, especially at night, becomes vibrant. On the eve of the New Year, people savor a reunion dinner and visit to their friends and relatives.
Vesak Day: Buddhist community in Singapore celebrates this fest to memorialize Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and Nirvana. Temples are decorated with lights and flags, and caged birds and animals are released. Apart from that, poor and needy people are provided with food, clothes and other gifts, and masses of youths donate blood. Actually, Vasak Day is celebrated to pay homage to the Lord Buddha through various holy activities. This festival falls in April or May.
Singapore Food Festival: One of the Island’s spiciest events, Singapore food festival is celebrated in/throughout July. Magical cuisines infused with spiced rule the island throughout the month. Markets get laden with delicious meals, restaurants and food stalls offer great deals on food and a number of themed food events take place to please the tourists and the locals alike.