Huat with large and lustrous pineapples, bags of gold and supersized mahjong tiles as the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre transforms its Roof Garden into a festive wonderland to usher in a prosperous Chinese New Year (CNY). With the city skyline as a backdrop at the Cultural Centre’s Roof Garden, Huat Huat Land promises Instagram-worthy moments for the family with larger-than-life pineapple installations that span up to 3-metres in height, illuminated in gold as night falls. One can also shuffle gigantic mahjong tiles and even sit on a pile of gold for that perfect photo-opportunity. Completing the Huat Huat Land experience, one can get close to lit-up murals of CNY celebrations designed by illustrator Lee Xin Li.
A highlight of the celebrations is the Cultural Centre’s highly anticipated red packets which places a spotlight on works by local artists each year. This year, award-winning illustrator Lee Xin Li will present a refreshing rendition of CNY celebrations in the heartlands, which are further brought to life by local creative technology studio MeshMinds, making it Asia’s first interactive Augmented Reality (AR) red packet powered by Spark AR from Facebook.