Chinese lanterns hang in a doorway in downtown Singapore. Photo: EPA Chinese lanterns hang in a doorway in downtown Singapore. Photo: EPA
Chinese lanterns hang in a doorway in downtown Singapore. Photo: EPA
Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year: as coronavirus crashes the party, Southeast Asians find other ways to celebrate

  • Covid-19 restrictions have put a spanner in the works for traditional festivities that emphasise family gatherings and communal meals
  • But people in Southeast Asia say there are other ways to make the period special, even if the ‘prosperity toss’ needs to be toned down

Topic |   Lunar New Year
Chinese lanterns hang in a doorway in downtown Singapore. Photo: EPA Chinese lanterns hang in a doorway in downtown Singapore. Photo: EPA
Chinese lanterns hang in a doorway in downtown Singapore. Photo: EPA
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