Roads to close for Chingay Parade

A performer from Rwanda performs a victory dance (L), a Singaporean girl performs a fire stunt (C), and an Indonesian performer dances to percussion beats (R).

SINGAPORE - The Chingay Parade this year will be held at the F1 Pit BUilding on Feb 19 and 20, and the National Education Show will take place on Saturday, Jan 30.

The facilitate the event, the carriageway of Republic Boulevard in the direction of Raffles Avenue (between Republic Avenue and Raffles Avenue) and Raffles Avenue (between Raffles Boulevard and Temasek Avenue) will be closed to vehicle traffic in stipulated periods during the three days.

Police said in a statement today (Jan 26) that the roads will be closed from 5pm to 12am the next day on Saturday, Jan 30.

On Feb 19 and 20, the roads will be closed from 6pm to 12am the next day.

Access will be granted only to police and emergency vehicles during the closures.

Parking restrictions will also be strictly enforced, the police said. Vehicles parking illegally and causing obstruction traffic will be towed.

sinsh@sph.com.sg

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