The Chinese New Year, an important traditional Chinese holiday, is one of the top festivals celebrated in Singapore. The W Singapore Sentosa Cove is a hotel in Sentosa Island you should consider staying at as it is conveniently located just approximately 16 minutes away from Chinatown, the best place to celebrate Chinese New Year in Singapore. The ‘Year of the Sheep’ is welcomed in a festival of 15 days starting from the beginning on the first day of the first month of the Chinese calendar which is February 19th this year. Also known as the Lunar New Year the festival brings together a collection of traditional dances and music including the spectacular dragon and lion dances. The whole of Singapore comes alive with festive spirit and visitors to Chinatown are struck in awe by the colorful display of red lantern decorations along the streets.