From fuss-free spring cleaning to multiple reunion dinners: Celebrating CNY, the Singaporean way

On the first day of the Year of the Rabbit, The Sunday Times takes a look at which CNY traditions have lived on, and which have changed over time.

Here are six ways Singaporeans celebrate CNY traditions and have made them truly their own. PHOTOS: GIN TAY, DESMOND WEE, SI CHUAN DOU HUA, SINGAPORE CHINESE CULTURAL CENTRE
Gift this subscriber-only story to your friends and family

SINGAPORE - After three years of pandemic disruptions, Chinese New Year (CNY) celebrations in Singapore are back in full force.

No longer bound by restrictions on the number of household guests – which earlier led to staggered reunion dinners and even cancelled visits – Singaporeans are heading out in droves to visit relatives and friends.

Already a subscriber? 

Read the full story and more at $9.90/month

Get exclusive reports and insights with more than 500 subscriber-only articles every month

Unlock these benefits

  • All subscriber-only content on ST app and straitstimes.com

  • Easy access any time via ST app on 1 mobile device

  • E-paper with 2-week archive so you won't miss out on content that matters to you

Join ST's Telegram channel and get the latest breaking news delivered to you.