Lunar New Year: I’m a Hongkonger X Do I belong here?

  Lunar New Year, or the Spring Festival (春节)is an elaborate occasion embraced by the Chinese around the world, traditionally celebrated to mark the end of a reap harvest and the start of a new year on the lunar calendar. Typically celebrated across 2 days not just in China, but cities and countries across the globe with a concentrated Chinese population, the highly-regarded festival is reminiscent of aged-old traditions such as the gathering of an annual family reunion meal, the lighting of fire crackers, visitation from family and friends near and far and more than often or not, this results in the city coming to a standstill with everyone closing […]

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What Gives: Dakota Adventures

As part of Giving Week 2017, Peatix partnered with the National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre (NVPC) to extend a preferential ticketing fee, encouraging organisers to come onboard, organising an event or activity that aims to spread awareness of a cause with the objective of spreading good vibes through 28 Nov – 5 Dec. As an added measure, Peatix also pledged to donate $0.50 for every paid ticket sold to the beneficiary of our choice – Transient Workers Can Too (TWC2), a non-profit organisation that seeks to improve and provide support to underprivileged transient workers in Singapore. The initiative saw almost 12 organisers coming onboard, with more than 30 events designed […]

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December: Your year-end guide to all things merry & nice, with a dash of spice

  News Flash: We’ve made it people, Christmas (and the New Year) is knocking on our doors and regardless of how the past 350 days have panned out, it’s time to put the good, bad and the ugly behind us and soldier on to bigger and better things that await. If you’re looking to slide down the last week of 2017 with a different spin that’s albeit, still a scenic route, we’ve got just the right quirky picks for you. Because, always leave the regular, for later. 1 – A Merry Latecomers Christmas (Improv) Say Whut? Celebrate the Jolly season with folly, some may say. Together with The Latecomers, Singapore’s […]

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Be a Force for Good at Giving Week Festival 2017

The year is fast approaching to an end and with Christmas upon us, what better way to wrap up 2017 than with the spirit of giving? In partnership with the National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre (NVPC), we’re calling for the Peatix community (yes you!) to be a part of Giving Week Festival 2017.   Giving Week Festival includes Giving Week, a national movement that encourages everyone to give back. From 28 November – 5 December, businesses, non-profit organisations and individuals across Singapore are encouraged to come together and make a difference towards building a City of Good. Organisers on Peatix can too be a part of Giving Week Festival and events […]

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