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A Day in the Life of a Lion and Dragon Dance Troupe

This year, the pandemic has cast a gloomy shadow over the Lunar New Year celebrations, particularly on the lion and dragon dancers. Members of the traditional dance troupe face new challenges this year as boisterous performances involving dragons and lions have been restricted in Singapore.   While the annual Lunar New Year performances at Marina One have been put on a halt in the interest … Continue reading “A Day in the Life of a Lion and Dragon Dance Troupe”

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7 Simple and Heartfelt Valentine’s Day Ideas

Ah, it’s the season of hearts once again, and love is definitely in the air. Surely, this year’s Valentine’s Day will be quite different than previous years due to the pandemic. In spite of the constraints, you can still paint the town red by planning a heart-warming bash at the comforts of your home. And … Continue reading “7 Simple and Heartfelt Valentine’s Day Ideas”

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5 Fun and Meaningful Ways to Celebrate International Women’s Day

Who run the world? Phenomenal women! International Women’s Day (IWD) is upon us and we’re beyond thrilled to celebrate women’s achievements throughout history and across the globe. Not just that, we’re also here to support gender equality and fight for women’s rights. For many of us, IWD can be a time to reflect on current … Continue reading “5 Fun and Meaningful Ways to Celebrate International Women’s Day”

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8 Last-Minute Preparations to Make Your Family and Home Ready for the Lunar New Year

With barely a week to go before we welcome the Year of the Metal Ox, we are sure many households are busy preparing their Lunar New Year festivities at home. Of course, as the new normal dictates, this year’s celebration will be quite different than usual, as we prioritise public health and safety, and opt … Continue reading “8 Last-Minute Preparations to Make Your Family and Home Ready for the Lunar New Year”

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What’s for Reunion Dinner?

With the Lunar New Year just around the corner, many of us are looking forward to gathering with our families for the traditional Reunion Dinner. While it might be a different celebration this time due to restrictions and social distancing measures, it’ll still be special as long as you’re surrounded with family. Held on the … Continue reading “What’s for Reunion Dinner?”

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WELCOMING SPRING INTO YOUR LIFE: ZODIAC PREDICTIONS, AUSPICIOUS DÉCOR, AND FESTIVE CELEBRATIONS

Marked by dancing dragons and colourful lanterns, the Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is considered one of the most important Asian holidays celebrated around the world. We welcome the Year of the Metal Ox with high hopes and a sigh of relief knowing that we survived 2020, a challenging year of … Continue reading “WELCOMING SPRING INTO YOUR LIFE: ZODIAC PREDICTIONS, AUSPICIOUS DÉCOR, AND FESTIVE CELEBRATIONS”

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Six Ways to Inspire a Fresh Mindset #FreshStartAtMarinaOne

To say that 2020 was a challenging year would be an understatement, and there’s no doubt that we’re all relieved it’s finally over. It’s safe to say that many of us are eagerly anticipating to begin a fresh start this 2021. After all, the new year signals new hope for better days and a chance … Continue reading “Six Ways to Inspire a Fresh Mindset #FreshStartAtMarinaOne”

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8 ways to ring in 2021 this New Year’s Eve

You don’t need to be part of a big countdown or party to have a good time. You may be tempted to call this year a total wash and lament that new year’s eve festivities won’t be like past year’s. While the latter isn’t completely untrue, it would be inaccurate to immediately jump to the … Continue reading “8 ways to ring in 2021 this New Year’s Eve”

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How to make Christmas this year the most meaningful one yet

As the year draws to a close and Christmas beckons from right around the corner, it’s easy to feel buoyed by all the festivities. It’s also the best time to put on the brakes on life, to take time for rumination and reflection, to take stock of the year and to count one’s blessings. Is … Continue reading “How to make Christmas this year the most meaningful one yet”

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Take joy in the simple things this Christmas

There’s always an imperceptible shift towards a joyful mood when December rolls around – a slight chill in the air, the first strains of Christmas carols you hear over the sound system in shopping malls, and of course, the appearance of twinkling Christmas lights dotting the facades of buildings.  This year, the mood is perhaps … Continue reading “Take joy in the simple things this Christmas”

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Be a tourist in your own backyard

There’s something whimsical about seeing a familiar location with new eyes, or stumbling upon a previously undiscovered spot right in your own backyard. “Wow” you might exclaim. “How did I not know that this existed in Singapore?”  As travel restrictions around the world continue to put limitations on our travel plans for the year, there’s … Continue reading “Be a tourist in your own backyard”

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The 101 to throwing a Halloween party for grown-ups

There’s little that’s subtle about Halloween, what with the over-the-top parties, gaudy costumes and spooky decorations that are often associated with it. Even its origins – which dates back over 2,000 years to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain – are deeply rooted in death and the supernatural. But this year, subtlety might be a … Continue reading “The 101 to throwing a Halloween party for grown-ups”

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