Countdown to Chinese New Year in cinemagraphs

We count down to Chinese New Year with a set of cinemagraphs* that capture the hustle and bustle of Chinatown and give you a glimpse of what you can expect at River Hongbao.

One cinemagraph will be uploaded every day until Feb 8.

* Cinemagraphs are still photos with small parts that move

Happy Chinese New Year - One of the highlights of this year's River Hongbao is this gigantic Monkey God display. Here's more of what you can expect: http://str.sg/Z9G5

Posted by The Straits Times on Sunday, 7 February 2016

Happy Chinese New Year - One of the highlights of this year's River Hongbao is this gigantic Monkey God display. Here's more of what you can expect: http://str.sg/Z9G5

1 day to go - It's not too late to join in the celebrations at the Chinatown bazaar. Don't worry about how to get home - public transport hours will be extended: http://str.sg/Z9Gg

Posted by The Straits Times on Saturday, 6 February 2016

One day to go - It's not too late to join in the celebrations at the Chinatown bazaar. Don't worry about how to get home - public transport hours will be extended.

2 days to go - Other than shopping for Chinese New Year goodies, you can also find traditional crafts like these paper cuttings at the Chinatown bazaar. Check out what else is happening there: http://str.sg/Z9Gx

Posted by The Straits Times on Saturday, 6 February 2016

Two days to go - Other than shopping for Chinese New Year goodies, you can also find traditional crafts like these paper cuttings at the Chinatown bazaar.

 

3 days to go - This year marks the 30th anniversary of River HongBao, known for its gigantic handcrafted lantern displays. Also look out for special performances by renowned dance troupes. Find out more here http://str.sg/Z9G5

Posted by The Straits Times on Friday, 5 February 2016

Three days to go - This year marks the 30th anniversary of River HongBao, known for its gigantic handcrafted lantern displays. Also look out for special performances by renowned dance troupes.

4 days to go - Chinatown is all decked out for Chinese New Year with more than 2,600 handcrafted lanterns lighting up its streets. Here's more on this year's Chinatown CNY celebrations: http://str.sg/Z95Q

Posted by The Straits Times on Thursday, 4 February 2016

Four days to go - Chinatown is all decked out for Chinese New Year with more than 2,600 handcrafted lanterns lighting up its streets.

5 days to go - We're counting down to Chinese New Year, just like this vendor organising his wares at the Chinatown Festive Street Bazaar.Here's our survival guide for the festive season: http://str.sg/Z9o5

Posted by The Straits Times on Wednesday, 3 February 2016

Five days to go - We're counting down to Chinese New Year, just like this vendor organising his wares at the Chinatown Festive Street Bazaar.