What local stars did during Chinese New Year

It was a short two-day break, but everyone made the most of it

What local stars did during Chinese New Year
What local stars did during Chinese New Year
07 Feb 2019

What local stars did during Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is all about spending time with your loved ones, pigging out on festive goodies and having some good old fashioned fun as the local celebs spent their two-day break with the people that matter the most.

If 48 hours wasn’t enough for you to fully enjoy the festive spirit, take some pointers from these stars and put them to good use this weekend – there are 15 days of Chinese New Year after all.

Read on for more.

Qi Yuwu, Joanne Peh head home to Guangzhou
Qi Yuwu, Joanne Peh head home to Guangzhou
07 Feb 2019

Qi Yuwu, Joanne Peh head home to Guangzhou

They might spend most of their time in Singapore, but the couple headed to Yuwu’s hometown, Guangzhou, for Chinese New Year. Joanne shared that they’ve been “finding time to date, exercise, run errands, while managing a preschooler and a toddler” there.

Photos: Joanne Peh/Instagram

Dennis Chew spends time with Rui En
Dennis Chew spends time with Rui En
07 Feb 2019

Dennis Chew spends time with Rui En

Some friendships are built to withstand almost everything, including Rui En and Dennis Chew’s sibling-like relationship. Not only did they meet up during Chinese New Year, they also indulged in some selfies complete with cute filters. We like.

Photo: Dennis Chew/Instagram

Cheryl Wee goes all-out with matchy-matchy outfits
Cheryl Wee goes all-out with matchy-matchy outfits
07 Feb 2019

Cheryl Wee goes all-out with matchy-matchy outfits

What’s better than twinning with your other half? Having matchy-matchy outfits for the entire family, of course.

Photo: Cheryl Wee/Instagram

Aden Chen indulges in unique snacks
Aden Chen indulges in unique snacks
07 Feb 2019

Aden Chen indulges in unique snacks

Now, this is something that’s definitely hard to come by in Singapore. Aden, who is in Taiwan with his family, chomped on pig's blood cake – a snack that his mum, Kate Pang, shared that he enjoys, along with pig’s ears and duck’s blood.

Photo: Kandie Family/Instagram

Sheila Sim basks in the love of her big(ger) family
Sheila Sim basks in the love of her big(ger) family
07 Feb 2019

Sheila Sim basks in the love of her big(ger) family

After getting married, Sheila is clearly loving being part of a bigger family as she shared that her reunion dinner now involves three families, and that she “loves how lively and bustling it is now”.

Photo: Sheila Sim/Instagram

Shane Pow, Kimberly Wang remind us that sweetness doesn’t only come in the form of pineapple tarts
Shane Pow, Kimberly Wang remind us that sweetness doesn’t only come in the form of pineapple tarts
07 Feb 2019

Shane Pow, Kimberly Wang remind us that sweetness doesn’t only come in the form of pineapple tarts

We’re sure with how lovey-dovey these two are, they might have fielded their fair share of awkward “When are you getting married ah?” questions from concerned relatives this year.

Photos: Shane Pow/Instagram

Shaun Chen heads home for Chinese New Year
Shaun Chen heads home for Chinese New Year
07 Feb 2019

Shaun Chen heads home for Chinese New Year

Not only did Shaun head home for Chinese New Year, he also gained extra huat points with the lions and dragons that surrounded him and his family.

Photos: Shaun Chen/Instagram

Xu Bin basks in daddy duties
Xu Bin basks in daddy duties
07 Feb 2019

Xu Bin basks in daddy duties

Declaring that the world felt warmer and his life felt fulfilled as he carried his bundle of joy, Xu Bin took the opportunity to wish everyone a Happy New Year from back home.

Photos: Xu Bin/Instagram

Lin Peifen hangs out with Zhu Bao Bao
Lin Peifen hangs out with Zhu Bao Bao
07 Feb 2019

Lin Peifen hangs out with Zhu Bao Bao

What family photo is complete without Zhu Bao Bao? We spy the prosperity piggy in this snap that Peifen and her family took during the holidays.

Photo: Lin Peifen/Instagram

Desmond Tan hangs out with his furkids
Desmond Tan hangs out with his furkids
07 Feb 2019

Desmond Tan hangs out with his furkids

It might not be the Year of the Dog any more, but that doesn’t mean that your furkids can’t be a part of the festive action, as Desmond showed us. Just make sure that they don’t sneakily eat the festive goodies – that’s a big no-no.

Photo: Desmond Tan/Instagram

Elvin Ng, Ian Fang, Rebecca Lim, Romeo Tan hang out together
Elvin Ng, Ian Fang, Rebecca Lim, Romeo Tan hang out together
07 Feb 2019

Elvin Ng, Ian Fang, Rebecca Lim, Romeo Tan hang out together

Hopping from house to house to visit those you see once a year might be a daunting task, but it’s always made better with the company of close friends, as these actors showed.

Photo: Elvin Ng/Instagram

Yvonne Lim cozies up to her family for wefie
Yvonne Lim cozies up to her family for wefie
07 Feb 2019

Yvonne Lim cozies up to her family for wefie

There’s something about wefies that photos that others take for you can never replicate, and Yvonne’s cozy photo shows just that. Plus points for the adorable filter that she used.

Photo: Yvonne Lim/Instagram

Zoe Tay gets surrounded by prosperity
Zoe Tay gets surrounded by prosperity
07 Feb 2019

Zoe Tay gets surrounded by prosperity

Why settle for one Cai Shen Ye when you can have two? Huat ah!

Photo: Zoe Tay/Instagram

Felicia Chin, Jeffrey Xu spend time together even while apart
Felicia Chin, Jeffrey Xu spend time together even while apart
07 Feb 2019

Felicia Chin, Jeffrey Xu spend time together even while apart

Even while they’re separated by physical distance, these lovebirds managed to stay close to each other with the help of technology.

Photo: Felicia Chin/Instagram

Jeremy Chan, Jesseca Liu share rare photo together
Jeremy Chan, Jesseca Liu share rare photo together
07 Feb 2019

Jeremy Chan, Jesseca Liu share rare photo together

This couple previously shared that they rarely take photos together even when they’re vacationing, but we’re glad that they shared this couple photo this time around, which was complete with a romantic sunset. Awww…

Photo: Jesseca Liu/Instagram

Bonnie Loo hints at good things to come
Bonnie Loo hints at good things to come
07 Feb 2019

Bonnie Loo hints at good things to come

“Who will get married first among the three flowers?” Bonnie captioned these photos of herself, He Ying Ying and Hong Ling together. We don’t know about you, but this seems like a hint of good news to come soon.

Photos: Bonnie Loo/Instagram

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