Fireworks fans staying put for countdown party

A selfie of Ms Sherline Lee (left) and her husband Steven Ng at the River Hongbao event at The Float @ Marina Bay in February, 2018.
A selfie of Ms Sherline Lee (left) and her husband Steven Ng at the River Hongbao event at The Float @ Marina Bay in February, 2018.PHOTO: COURTESY OF SHERLINE LEE

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Some Singaporeans love fireworks and would travel overseas to catch these mesmerising displays.

As the new year approaches, some are staying put here for the Star Island Singapore Countdown Edition, an hour-long multi-sensory musical featuring performances and a series of breathtaking fireworks leading to midnight.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 30, 2018, with the headline 'Fireworks fans staying put for countdown party'. Print Edition | Subscribe