- January 1: New Year’s Day
- Singapore is known for celebrating New Year’s Day vibrantly. By this I mean that there is a party going on almost anywhere you look. The young crowd usually hits the streets to celebrate the coming year loudly and with plenty of spirits. Other people choose to stay home and celebrate with family, friends, and a whole lot of traditional delicacies. Places to count down the New Year in Singapore include the beautiful Marina Bay, family-friendly Clarke Quay, and the grand Central Fountain Square.
Singapore is officially referred to as the republic of Singapore. It is a south East Asia state off the Malay Peninsula. It is specifically located about 137 kilometers from the equator. Singapore is made up 63 islands and its closest neighbors are Indonesia and Malaysia. It is separated from these two neighbors by the Singapore and Jonah straits. Singapore has been under reclamation to increase the land of the country in general.
Singapore is the perfect combination of age-old beauty and modern allure. If there is one country in Asia that is worth visiting, it’s definitely Singapore. This small, but progressive city-state in Southeast Asia boasts a rich history, diverse culture, and modern society like no other. Despites its small size, Singapore is known to offer a thousand and one exciting things that tourists will undoubtedly enjoy.
Many of the public Singapore Holidays 2012 are based on the lunar calendar as well as on various religious calendars. This is why most of the public holidays that the people of Singapore celebrate change every year. There are also several long weekends that the Singaporeans will enjoy this 2012, and it includes the following: