Despite its reputation as one of the more straight-laced nations in Asia Singapore transforms itself in to a celebratory epicenter come 31st of December. Globally renowned for its late night New Years Eve parties and iconic fireworks displays the Lion City is a one stop party central like no other in the region. Catering to party-goers of all ages and origin the wide variety of events taking place across the island nation provides the perfect atmosphere to hark in the New Year in style. Whether one is stopping over for a holiday or especially dropping in to welcome the New Year in Asia’s festive heartland revelers from around the world can be guaranteed of a memorable New Years Eve celebration when in Singapore.
The Marina Bay Countdown is the country’s largest New Year event to date and is best known for its illuminating fireworks displays. Live performances by some of the globe’s biggest artists also take centre stage at this large scale event with acts the likes of John Klass, Trick, Jersey Boys and M.I.B decorating the illustrious line-up of performers. The Bay of Hope and Light also sets forth “wishing spheres” symbolizing the country’s hopes for the year ahead.
The Siloso Beach Party is the best venue for those who wish to welcome the New Year on a pristine beachfront. The over 18 mêlée includes a large dance floor with Dj’s spinning Latin, Mambo and house beats while attendees let loose on a large foam pool. The Tanjong Beach Club also annually hosts its own beach event with floating lanterns, fire spinners and international Dj’s thrown in to the fray whereas the Clarke Quay NYE is renowned for its fireworks and thumping clubs. The Supernova Countdown on the other hand is geared for the whole family with numerous rides and outdoor activities such as shows by celebrity impersonators while the Sky Party affords views of the Singapore skyline from a great vantage point. A four course meals is also part of the itinerary on the Ferris wheel with air-conditioned pods that look out over the night sky at 360 degree angles. Dj music follows the Ferris wheel ride that culminates with participants dancing the night away.
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Thanuja Silva is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Auburn Silver. She has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world. Google+