Getting there early for the fireworks

As early as 4pm yesterday, people started turning up along the waterfront by the Esplanade to get the best views of the annual fireworks display, the highlight of Singapore's largest countdown party. The year-end celebration is expected to draw some
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As early as 4pm yesterday, people started turning up along the waterfront by the Esplanade to get the best views of the annual fireworks display, the highlight of Singapore's largest countdown party.

The year-end celebration is expected to draw some 300,000 people, including tourists.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on January 01, 2017, with the headline 'Getting there early for the fireworks'. Print Edition | Subscribe