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Chingay Parade of Dreams 2005

 

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Something for everyone to party on in the non-stop CHINGAY PARTY-ON! fever over three spectacular weekends from 19 February to 6 March 2005.

Re-live your dreams of having many great party nights!

Highlights:

Extended* all-night Chingay Parade of Dreams 2005

a.  Date: Friday, 18 Feb 2005

     Time: From 7.30pm - 10.30pm (3 hours)

     Venue: Orchard Road

b.  Date: Saturday, 19 Feb 2005

     Time: From 7.00pm - 11.00pm (4 hours)

     Venue: Orchard Road

*previous parades from 8.30pm to 9.30pm or 1-1/2 hours

Chingay 2005 will offer everybody an exciting one-hour “Everybody’s Street Party” comprising cool percussion pieces and exciting body grooves for all audiences, including the longest Chingay Wave, for all standing and seated, young and old.

The young and young-at-heart are invited to re-live their dreams of partying in a big street party in the heart of Orchard Road. Everybody is involved. Street party is free.

Everybody's Street Party:

Date: 18 Feb 2005

Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Venue: Orchard Road

Date: 19 Feb 2005

Time: 7.00pm - 8.00pm

Venue: Orchard Road

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President Chingay Floats Segment:

Dates: Fri & Sat 18 & 19 Feb 2005

Venue: Orchard Road

For the first time, local and international commercial companies will be showing their dreams through a spectacular line-up of floats parading down Orchard Road in the President Chingay Floats segment during the parade on both days.

On Saturday, 19 February 2005, this spectacular floats segment will parade its way all the way from Orchard Road right up to Chinatown, making it the longest float parade in terms of road miles covered. The floats segment is likely to end in Chinatown near/past midnight.

3600 Seconds Saturday Night Disco Fever:

Date: Saturday 19 Feb 2005

Time: 10.00pm - 11.00pm

Venue: Orchard Road

Re-live Saturday Night Fever when the streets of Orchard Road is transformed into a discotheque with a count-up of one to 3600 Seconds (or one hour) of Saturday Night Disco Fever exclusively on Saturday, 19 February 2005.

Everyone is invited. Party is free.

Floats Parades:

There will be at least four floats parades over three weekends from 19 February to 5 March 2005.

The Chingay has grown to become one of the grandest street and floats parade in the region. Our dream is to be the world’s prettiest and largest floats parade for its beauty, diversity, and distance traveled to all major sectors of Singapore life.

At the end of each floats parade, audiences can dance, snap pictures and videos, and party on with the wonderful events of the local party organizers hosting the final destination points of the floats parades.

Chingay Party-On! Floats Parades Details:

Sunday, 20 February 2005 From Orchard Road to Little India to neary HDB estates in Central Singapore District

Saturday, 26 February 2005 From Orchard Road to Chinatown

Sunday, 27 February 2005 In Tampines HDB Town

Saturday, 5 March 2005 In Jurong GRC

For more details, visit www.chingay.org.sg.

Source: People's Association Chingay Organising Committee

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