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Major Festivals and Events of Singapore:เทศกาลงานประเพณีของประเทศสิงคโปร์
National Day of Singapore
The National Day of Singapore is celebrated every year on 9 August, in commemoration of Singapore's independence from Federation of Malaysia on 9 August 1965.
Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is the biggest and most significant event of the Chinese community in Singapore. The festival is observed from Singaporeans from all walks of life. Lasting for 15 days, the eve and the first two days are public holidays in Singapore.
The Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Mooncake Festival, is celebrated yearly in August or September. The festival is held on the 15th day of the eight month in the Chinese calendar. It is the occasion when the full moon shines brightly and families gather under the moonlit sky to savour mooncakes.
Hungry Ghost Festival
เทศกาลสารทจีนThe Ghost Festival or Hungry Ghost Festival is a traditional Chinese festival and holiday celebrated by Chinese in Singapore and many countries. The event is on the 15th night of the seven Chinese lunar month. Activities during the month would include preparing ritualistic food offering, burning incense and a paper mache form of material such as clothes, gold, and other fine goods for the spirits of the ancestors.