Singaporeans are a festival-loving bunch. And as a testament to our multicultural society with a myriad of customs and traditions, there is almost always a festival around the corner. Even as the festivals are observed by each respective community, it's not uncommon for other communities to join in the celebrations as well.

Celebrations in Singapore begin early in the year with the most anticipated event for the Chinese community – the Lunar New Year. For the Muslims, Hari Raya Aidilfitri marks the end of the fasting month with performances and festivities extending late into the night. Deepavali, the most important festival for Hindus, is a colourful celebration of good overcoming evil and is also known as the Festival of Lights.

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