A walk around Geylang Serai during Ramadan

A walk around Geylang Serai during Ramadan

Singapore is a wonderful place to be in when it comes to the celebration of festivals. From colourful street parades to religious processions and even street light-ups, Singapore has it all. With three main celebrations associated with the three main ethnic groups, plus Christmas thrown in, there is always something to look forward to throughout the year. One recently celebrated festival is the Muslim festival of Hari Raya Puasa , which involves a month of fasting known as Ramadan . It is during that month that the traditional Malay cultural district of Geylang Serai is transformed into a world of light and colour, with a street light-up and bazaars, as crowds throng the streets and markets to buy up on festive goodies, home decorations, and new clothes on offer, as well as to find food for the breaking of fast. It is during Ramadan that the Geylang Serai of old returns to...

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