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24 Jan 2018
A Look Into Chinatown Heritage Through Yip Cheong Fun’s Eyes - Photo Exhibition
The photographer, Mr. Yip Cheong-Fun , was elected Honorary Outstanding Photographer of the Century by the photographic Society of New York for his artistic achievements and for Seascape. He was conferred the 1984 Cultural Medallion by the Government of the Republic of Singapore for artistic excellence and contributions to Photography. Poem by Andrew Yip, Author, Chinatown-Different Exposures, and other publications, psychologist, Educationist, and UNESCO Fellow.

Date: 9 and 10 Feb 2018
Time: 9am-9pm
Venue: Chinatown Visitor Centre

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5 Jan 2018
Festivals@Chinatown – Chinese New Year Celebrations 2018
In celebration of the upcoming Chinese New Year 2018, Chinatown Business Association has put in place a CNY workshop event for tourist and locals to experience and soak in Chinese customs such as red packet lantern making, Chinese calligraphy, Chinese Knot making, Bracelet Customization, Greeting Card Stamping, James Koh Silk Painting, Paper Cutting and Sew Your Own CNY Fabric Trays. All these workshops are offered by our very own Chinatown Street Market tenants who have many years of experience.

Date: 3rd Feb 2018
Time: 1.30pm-5pm
Venue: Kreta Ayer Square

All are welcome!

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5 Jan 2018
Spring Walk @ Chinatown Old Streets 春临牛车水,旧街寻旧情
Happening this Chinese New Year, Society of Tourist Guides (Singapore) brings you "Spring Walk @ Chinatown Old Streets" for only SGD. They will be sharing stories of greater Chinatown and you get to try free Lunar New Year Goodies at the end of the walking tour.

Dates for the tour: 17 Jan, 19 Jan, 24 Jan, 26 Jan, 31 Jan, 2 Feb
Time for the tour: 6.30pm to 8pm
Assemble Area: Outside Telok Ayer MRT (DT 18) Exit A

To participate, simply scan QR code to download PageAGuide User App.

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10 Nov 2017
Chinatown Featured in The Ultimate Guide to Singapore
We all know what an exciting destination Singapore is, and can understand why so many people travel from around the world to come here. After all, in Singapore there is so much to see and do. Those of us living here know all about this great city’s many fine restaurants, the historical locations, and world famous attractions. But with the vast number of things on offer, it can be difficult for people in other parts of the world to know just what they should be seeing and doing when they visit us.

This is why travel experts Jetline Cruise have assembled an ultimate guide to Singapore, and we are very happy that they decided to include Chinatown as a must visit destination while in Singapore! Jetline Cruise reached out to us and asked us for our own tips on what to see and do in Chinatown, which have been included in the article. It was great to be involved in the piece and tell the world about what makes Singapore’s Chinatown such a special location.

Click here to read the full piece, including the complete section on Chinatown with all our top tips and advice for visitors. Enjoy!
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