Vibrant floats, dancing dragons, prancing lions, stilt walkers, wushu masters, performers of different races in their traditional costumes and many, many more…
Held on 27 and 28 Feb, 2015, at F1 Pit Building, this years Chingay parade was themed as “We love SG”. More than 11,000 multicultural performers from various countries participated this year.
This years Chingay is the biggest parade in history of Singapore as country celebrates 50 years of freedom.
The word Chingay is equivalent to the Mandarin zhuang yi (妆艺), which means “the art of costume and masquerade” in the Hokkien dialect.
The grand opening was spectacular with “We Love SG Flowers” hand crafted from used plastic bags and bottles.
Viewer turnout was estimated at between 180,000 and 200,000 people.