If this is your first time celebrating Chinese New Year, start with our guide of Dos and Don'ts for Lunar New Year in Singapore.
If you’ve been invited to visit your friends’ home, take note of the preferable colours to wear and which colours to avoid. Better yet, join the fun and get dressed for the occasion with some festive traditional Chinese clothing!
Don’t forget to prepare some red packets (also known as “hong bao” or “ang pow”) before heading over. Brush up on your Chinese New Year greetings, too, and consider bringing some Bak Kwa or other popular goodies as a gift.
Now, here's a quick primer on the world's biggest travel holiday of the year. Also commonly termed the Spring Festival and Lunar New Year, CNY is observed from the first to the fifteenth day of the first lunar month of the Chinese calendar, usually between mid-January and mid-February.