What the stars did on New Year's Day

It was a weekend filled with fun, merry-making and loads of celebrations, of course!

What the stars did to welcome 2018
What the stars did to welcome 2018
02 Jan 2018

What the stars did to welcome 2018

From performing at the various countdown shows, to spending a day together with their family and loved ones or working away from home, we round up the various ways our beloved stars spent the long New Year's weekend.

Read on for more!

BIGBANG ends their Last Dance tour in Seoul.
BIGBANG ends their Last Dance tour in Seoul.
02 Jan 2018

BIGBANG ends their Last Dance tour in Seoul.

The boys of BIGBANG sent off 2017 together with their fans at the last stop of their Last Dance tour in Seoul, singing and dancing their way through their numerous hits.

​​​​​​​Photos: Taeyang/Instagram

Rainie Yang has a relaxing countdown
Rainie Yang has a relaxing countdown
02 Jan 2018

Rainie Yang has a relaxing countdown

It's been 18 years since the singer-actress debuted, and to our surprise, Rainie Yang shared that this is the first time she's not performing onstage at countdown parties. The 33-year-old also looked back at the busy year she's had, both in terms of her career and her personal life, and greeted 2018 with a wide smile on her face.

Photo: Rainie Yang/Instagram

Rui En wishes everyone a Happy New Year
Rui En wishes everyone a Happy New Year
02 Jan 2018

Rui En wishes everyone a Happy New Year

It's been a while since we've seen Rui En on our timeline, and she looks as stunning as ever, doesn't she?

​​​​​​​Photo: RBKD/Instagram

Carrie turns 24!
Carrie turns 24!
02 Jan 2018

Carrie turns 24!

The New Year's Day baby celebrated her 24th in style overseas, together with Hayley Woo and a couple of her good friends. Happy belated birthday, Carrie!

Photo: Carrie Wong/Instagram

Derrick Hoh finally manages to spend New Year's Eve in Singapore
Derrick Hoh finally manages to spend New Year's Eve in Singapore
02 Jan 2018

Derrick Hoh finally manages to spend New Year's Eve in Singapore

According to the singer, it's been a while since he was able to spend New Year's Eve in Singapore, as he always had other work engagements overseas in previous years. This year, Derrick was able to countdown in Singapore, and you bet he made the most of it, by going home to spend the first day of the year together with his family and loved ones.

Photo: Derrick Hoh/Instagram

Christopher Lee spends New Year's Day working
Christopher Lee spends New Year's Day working
02 Jan 2018

Christopher Lee spends New Year's Day working

Unfortunately for Christopher Lee, who's currently filming for his latest project in China, he had to usher in the new year apart from his wife, Fann Wong and baby Zedzed. But, we're sure he still had a good time, judging from the smiles on everyone's face in the picture.

Photo: Christopher Lee/Instagram

The best way to usher in 2018?
The best way to usher in 2018?
02 Jan 2018

The best way to usher in 2018?

Tanya Chua showed us the best way to usher in the year, by eating and drinking her way into the new year with her friends and family. We know what to do on December 31st later this year!

Photo: Tanya Chua/Instagram

Felicia Chin and Jeffrey Xu's unplanned couple wear
Felicia Chin and Jeffrey Xu's unplanned couple wear
02 Jan 2018

Felicia Chin and Jeffrey Xu's unplanned couple wear

"We laughed at each other's faces when we met," Felicia shared in her caption, adding that the day was spent with her family and loved ones. (P.S We think that the couple looks mighty good in their matching sweater. More couple wear in the future perhaps?)

Photo: Felicia Chin/Instagram

Sora Ma bids goodbye to 2017 and Mediacorp
Sora Ma bids goodbye to 2017 and Mediacorp
02 Jan 2018

Sora Ma bids goodbye to 2017 and Mediacorp

The former actress, who's contract ended earlier, shared that she will be leaving Mediacorp and The Celebrity Agency to pursue her interests. Good luck in all your future endeavours, Sora!

Photo: Sora Ma/Instagram

Jay Chou and Hannah Quinlivan enjoy the fireworks in Sydney
Jay Chou and Hannah Quinlivan enjoy the fireworks in Sydney
02 Jan 2018

Jay Chou and Hannah Quinlivan enjoy the fireworks in Sydney

Celebrity couple Jay Chou and Hannah Quinlivan were one of the first people in the world to usher in 2018, as they took in the spectacular fireworks show in Sydney, Australia.

​​​​​​​Photo: Jay Chou/Instagram

No fireworks allowed? No problem
No fireworks allowed? No problem
02 Jan 2018

No fireworks allowed? No problem

Who needs fireworks when you have the company of your family and a couple of sparklers? Judging by the bright grin on Joanne Peh's face, Joanne, Qi Yu Wu and their brood definitely had a good celebration

​​​​​​​Photo: Joanne Peh/Instagram

Elvin Ng starts the year right with Elvinology
Elvin Ng starts the year right with Elvinology
02 Jan 2018

Elvin Ng starts the year right with Elvinology

"Other than my family, the first people I see this new year!" the actor wrote on his Instagram. 

​​​​​​​Photo: Elvin Ng/Instagram

Romeo Tan meets up with The Juliet Club as well.
Romeo Tan meets up with The Juliet Club as well.
02 Jan 2018

Romeo Tan meets up with The Juliet Club as well.

Judging by the bright smile on Romeo's face, the first day of 2018 was indeed very well spent for him.

Photo: Romeo Tan/Instagram

Show Luo and EXO's Zhang Yixing snap a picture together
Show Luo and EXO's Zhang Yixing snap a picture together
02 Jan 2018

Show Luo and EXO's Zhang Yixing snap a picture together

Show Luo and Yixing both look broodingly handsome in this picture, don't you think?

Photo: Show Luo/Instagram

Dennis Chew ushers in 2018 with Rui En
Dennis Chew ushers in 2018 with Rui En
02 Jan 2018

Dennis Chew ushers in 2018 with Rui En

We're not sure where the best pals celebrated the day, as the dark picture doesn't give anything away, but hey, anywhere's fine when you have the company of your friends by your side, right?

​​​​​​​Photo: Dennis Chew/Instagram

A family lunch to kick off 2018
A family lunch to kick off 2018
02 Jan 2018

A family lunch to kick off 2018

Nothing's better than spending some time with your family on the first day of the year, and Choo Hou Ren looks like he had a splendid time during lunch yesterday.

Photo: Choo Hou Ren/Instagram

Have a great year ahead!
Have a great year ahead!
02 Jan 2018

Have a great year ahead!

Our local celebs got pretty into this year's 2018 picture filters, with Huang Biren opting for a simple 'Happy New Year 2018', while Kate Pang, Aden and Edmund Chen went the cutesy route.

Photos: Kate Pang/Instagram, Huang Biren/Instagram, Edmund Chen/Instagram

Sonia Sui and Lucy bond over some mother-daughter yoga
Sonia Sui and Lucy bond over some mother-daughter yoga
02 Jan 2018

Sonia Sui and Lucy bond over some mother-daughter yoga

There's no time like the present to get started on your New Year's Resolution of getting fit.

Photo: Sonia Sui/Instagram

Shen Momo's every one of us after all the celebrations and parties
Shen Momo's every one of us after all the celebrations and parties
02 Jan 2018

Shen Momo's every one of us after all the celebrations and parties

But, chin up everyone! There's only three more days till the weekend.

Photos: Alfred Sim/Instagram

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The best thing that happened to me in 2017: local celeb edition
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