It was indeed a vibrant and colourful evening at the Sungei Wang Plaza as yours truly was there to witness the launch of its annual thematic “Mid-Autumn Festival Celebrations” with its signature event - “Sungei Wang Plaza Thousand Lanterns Parade”!
Sungei Wang Plaza has been beautifully transformed into a colourful mall with a thousand colourful lanterns decorated all around the mall for this mid-autumn festival, embracing the iconic theme “Sungei Wang Plaza Thousand Lanterns Festival”.
To make the celebrations even more meaningful, a series of mid-autumn related events & activities has been scheduled to hype up the shopping mall beginning from 4th September (Friday) to 27th September 2015 (Sunday) at the Stage & Concourse Level of Sungei Wang Plaza.
Why A Thousand Lanterns?
“As we all know, Lantern or light symbolizes blessings or hopes and wishes in Chinese culture. Therefore we would like to use a thousand lights to represent or to bring a thousand hopes and blessings from our mall to our valuable shoppers in this festive season,” said Ms. Yuen May Chee, the Complex Manager of Sungei Wang Plaza.
To complete the celebratory ambience, an interesting line-ups of Mid-Autumn themed traditional lanterns dance performances, Chang-er & Hou Yi character meet & greet, kids’ animal lantern making workshop is also planned for shoppers during weekends.
Tourists and shoppers will be tempted to pick up some local delicacies at the Mid-Autumn promotional booths which is showcasing and selling all the mid-autumn related products in the atrium.
You can find participating brands such as Baker’s Cottage, Bee’s Bakery Cake Café, Bee Cheng Hiang, Natural Tea Land, Qian Yue Ting, Tai Thong and many more!
The limelight of the celebration would be the coming signature event- “Sungei Wang Plaza Thousand Lantern Parade”, on 26th September 2015 (Saturday) which will begin at 4pm until late.
It is aimed to promote Malaysian Chinese cultural activities and for reuniting loved ones and families during this celebration. The Lantern Parade will be flagged off from the Main Entrance, circulating Sungei Wang Plaza together with performances by the Lion & Dragon Dance troupe.
More than 500 Magnum lanterns will be given-away before the parade commences for shoppers to join in this exciting parade. What’s more, the event will be broadcasted live by MELODY FM Radio Station and the evening will be entertained by the special appearances of MELODY FM announcers Wan Wai Fun and Dragon Loong.
Yuen added that no registration fees will be needed for this parade and hence she expects a thousand participants, both tourists and local, to come celebrate together at Sungei Wang Plaza.
To further evoke the spirit of togetherness during this experience at Sungei Wang Plaza, shoppers will be entertained by a 3-day carnival at concourse level of Sungei Wang Plaza from 25th September (Friday) to 27th September 2015 (Sunday).
The programme includes Chinese Cultural Performances, DIY Lantern Workshop, Culture Art DIY Paper Cutting by Master Chua Kim Long, ONFM VJ Meet & Greet, Mid-Autumn Story Telling Session by Little Giraffe Club, Kidz Creative Drawing Workshop, 3D Colouring Workshop, ONFM Mid-Autumn Festival Artistes Showcase and etc
. The artistes that will be performing during the Showcase are pH (pINK x Haoren), Ribbon, Zen, Athena, P-High, Moi-Moi and ONFM VJ's. The ONFM Mid-Autumn Festival Artistes Showcase will be held at Sungei Wang Plaza Concourse Level on 25th September 2015 (Saturday), 2p.m onwards.
This Celebration is proudly presented by Sungei Wang Plaza with Magnum as the main sponsor and jointly organised with Mega Ultimate and HCR Event Solutions. Other sponsor is Mr D.I.Y and ON FM, as the official Online Media Partner.
Shoppers who spend at least RM80 in a single receipt from any of the mall outlets or RM30 in a single receipt from Mid-Autumn Promotion Fair will be entitled to participate in the “Guess & Win” Contest by guessing the total numbers of lanterns in Sungei Wang Plaza. The correct answer or the closest answer will be in the running to win weekly prizes worth up to RM150. Entry forms may be obtained from the Concierge located at LG Floor.
Sungei Wang Plaza prides itself as the best place for all kinds of everything this festive season. We boast a vibrant mix of retailers & fashion designers, from the latest mobile phones & IT gadgets, home products, beauty & accessories and a wide spectrum of mouth-watering foods & beverages.
Head over to Sungei Wang Plaza to shop and have a delightful lunch or dinner with your family & friends...
Events are subject to change without prior notice.
For the latest information about the events and promotions at Sungei Wang Plaza, kindly visit: http://www.sungeiwang.com or Sungei Wang Plaza Facebook at www.facebook.com/sungeiwangplaza.
For All Kinds of Everything!