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Queensbay Mall, Penang Launching Lunar New Year Celebration 2014

 
* This is a reproduction of my article published in New Straits Times
BY CK Lam
Queensbay Mall held a pre-Lunar New Year celebration with a myriad of activities at its ground floor central atrium, recently.
The shopping mall, to usher in the Year of the Horse, has transformed its central atrium into a Chinese village, transporting shoppers back to the vibrancy of traditional village life.
Decoration in welcoming the year of the horse

 Queensbay Mall, Penang Lunar New Year Celebration 2014
Central atrium of Queensbay Mall transformed into a Chinese village

A series of exciting festive events which took place, including a drum performance, spinning bowl performance and acrobatic lion dance, celebrated the culture and traditions.
The sound of the drums signalled the start of the event.
A drum performance started off the event
YB Danny Law and Carol Ang launching the event
YB Danny Law and Queensbay Mall finance manager Carol Ang launching the event

This was followed by the display of the long series of steps of lively character by the acrobatic lion performers which left the crowd spellbound.
Queensbay Mall, Penang Lunar New Year Celebration 2014
Shoppers catching a glimpse of the stunning lion dance performance
Shoppers catching a glimpse of the stunning lion dance performance

Queensbay Mall finance manager Carol Ang and state Tourism Development and Culture committee chairman Danny Law Heng Kiang, with invited guests, performed the auspicious loh hei which involved the tossing of the colourful yu sheng dish of raw fish and shredded raw vegetables.
 Tossing to the new year - (From fifth left) YB Danny Law and  Carol Ang joining other guests in the 'Loh Hei' session
Tossing to the new year in the 'Loh Hei' session 
Prosperity Abalone Treasure Pot at Dragon-i
Guests were also treated to the Prosperity Abalone Treasure Pot at Dragon-i

The event at the mall concluded with the distribution of mandarin oranges by the God of Prosperity to signify luck and good fortune.
 Queensbay Mall, Penang Lunar New Year Celebration 2014
YB Danny Law and Carol Ang with the God of Prosperity
 
Also present were the mall's assistant finance manager Khor Bee Peng, human resource manager Ong Hooi Nee, leasing manager Lee Sue Ling and marketing communications manager, Christopher Koh.
Colorful animals of the Chinese zodiac displayed at the entrance of Queensbay Mall
Colorful animals of the Chinese zodiac displayed at the entrance of the mall








Zac Teo

Zac Teo

Zac Teo is a Penang boy, being born and raised on this island. A music lover that always seeks new music to enjoy along with his daily dose of coffee; he loves traveling, exploring and also hunting for the latest food around the island. His penchant on writing about his beloved island led to him starting up Penang365.com in 2015.

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