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A look back at Deepavali in Singapore

In Pictures: Chinese New Year preparations in Singapore through the years

Here's a look at how Singaporeans prepare for The Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival through the years.

Spirit of Singapore through the years

In Pictures: Chinese New Year preparations in Singapore through the years

Here's a look at how Singaporeans prepare for The Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival through the years.

A look back at Sungei Road

In Pictures: Chinese New Year preparations in Singapore through the years

Here's a look at how Singaporeans prepare for The Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival through the years.

A look back at Hari Raya

In Pictures: Chinese New Year preparations in Singapore through the years

Here's a look at how Singaporeans prepare for The Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival through the years.

A look back at growing up in Singapore

In Pictures: Chinese New Year preparations in Singapore through the years

Here's a look at how Singaporeans prepare for The Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival through the years.

A look back at Qing Ming

In Pictures: Chinese New Year preparations in Singapore through the years

Here's a look at how Singaporeans prepare for The Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival through the years.

A look back at S-League

In Pictures: Chinese New Year preparations in Singapore through the years

Here's a look at how Singaporeans prepare for The Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival through the years.

A look back at public housing in Singapore

In Pictures: Chinese New Year preparations in Singapore through the years

Here's a look at how Singaporeans prepare for The Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival through the years.

A look back at NS in Singapore

In Pictures: Chinese New Year preparations in Singapore through the years

Here's a look at how Singaporeans prepare for The Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival through the years.

A look back at CNY in Singapore

In Pictures: Chinese New Year celebrations in Singapore through the years

The Chinese New Year is a major event in Singapore, with celebrations traditionally running from the evening before the first day to the 15th day of the first month of the Chinese calendar.

In Pictures: Chingay parade through the years

Chingay is an annual street parade held as part of the Chinese New Year celebrations. The word “Chingay” is derived from the Chinese term zhuangyi, meaning "the art of costume and masquerade".