Singaporeans young and old will usher in 2009 in their own inimitable fashion in Marina Bay on December 31st.
The Countdown event will see thousands of locals and visitors on Singapore tours descend on this fabulous coastal spot on this occasion for reflection and, above all, celebration.
Across the country people are being asked by the organising body to participate in Wishing Spheres, which will see thousands of New Year messages written by members of the public released into the night sky over the bay in a gesture of goodwill and hope for the world.
The evening will also see the culmination of a photography competition which will have recorded countless special moments in the lives of ordinary people from across this most fascinating of countries.
Singapore – Enjoy the wonderful shops or explore Singapore’s colonial history, whatever you do end the day with a Singapore sling at Raffles.