Adopt a Lantern

Recycle. Reuse. Redecorate.

Chinatown Festivals Organising Committee, the official organiser for both Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations and Mid-Autumn Festival, has launched the “Adopt a Lantern” campaign since 2014. For this coming Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2019, the Organising Committee is glad to announce that all street lanterns are available for adoption.

The public may adopt one or more lanterns they like after the Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2019 Street light-up ends on 28 September 2019. The adoption is free but the interested party will have to submit an online application and arrange their own transport and manpower to collect their adopted lanterns upon confirmation of the application by the Organiser.

Priority will be given to the community organisation, educational institution and voluntary welfare organisation. Individual who like to adopt the lanterns to decorate their house or corporation who is interested to decorate their office or factory premises with the adopted lanterns are all welcome.

One of the main objectives for this adoption exercise is to allow the organisation, individual or corporation to share these beautiful lanterns with the people around them and continue to spread the festive cheers.

While the Organiser Recycles the lanterns, the public Reuse the lanterns to Redecorate their house and organisation premises. This is a great community effort by everyone to promote recycling and being environmental friendly.


Please be informed that only successful application will be notified.

Application Start Date: 14 September 2019
Application Closing Date: 25 September 2019

In view that there is limited quantity of lanterns, the Organiser will be reviewing the application based on organisation and the purpose for adoption.

Successful applicant will be notified by early October 2019.

Lantern Collection Date: Mid-October 2019

The contractor will contact you to arrange for the collection of lanterns. Please arrange your own transport and manpower to collect the your adopted lanterns..

For any enquiry, please email adoptalantern@chinatownfestivals.sg.

Application Form
*Application Form with missing detail will be considered void.