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The animal lanterns, as with the abundance of Chinese lanterns are suspended from the ceiling, an internally lit so that the animals change colour before your eyes. This is a delightful display for children.
There will also be traditional lion dance performances on the stately staircase at the atrium from February 1-10 to chase away any bad spirits. The performances are at 7 pm and 9 pm (Feb 1-7) and 7 pm and 10.30 pm (Feb 8-10).
The Hawkers' Bazaar
The Hawker's Bazaar along Crown Riverwalk has 30 food vendors and specialty stores selling great food and oriental objects. You will also find music, acrobats, beautifully dressed oriental showgirls, magicians, Chinese opera face-changing and Cai Shen and Fu Lu Shou (Chinese deities of prosperity, happiness, and longevity) milling with the crowds. There will be over 120 performers involved in this extravaganza.
Last year Crown converted their famous flame towers into fire breathing dragons for the first time and they are doing the same this year. The five especially painted dragons come to life breathing fire into the night sky. This will happen on the hour from 9pm to midnight. And for night revellers there will be an extra performance at 1 am on Fridays and Saturdays. See the video below.
Immerse yourself in a world of optical illusions at Crown's first Lunar New Year edition of ArtVo. You can take a photo at each of the five interactive 'trick-art' 3D murals that make you feel like you're inside the painting. You can find them at various locations across Crown including on Level 1 near the retail stores. For sharing, use the hashtag #ArtVoCrown. There are five installations across Crown
Events are not always on the same day, so here is a master timetable.
Flame-breathing dragons 30 Jan – 12 Feb
Zodiac Spectacular- Friday 25 January – Monday 18 February -The Atrium at Crown Towers
Lion Team Performances in the Atrium:1 – 7 February: 7pm and 9pm, 8 – 10 February: 7pm & 10:30pm