2015 Chinese New Year Decorations In Klang Valley (Part 2)

Posted by : foongpc | Thursday, February 26, 2015 | Published in

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Continued from Part 1

The Curve did something different this year. Instead of the usual Chinese New Year decorations, they set up a fishing village!

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Called the Xi Yang Yang Fishing Village, it comes complete with sampan boats, fishes and a seafood restaurant!

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Yes, there were live fishes inside the man-made 'sea'.

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I thought the fishing village theme was rather unique and interesting.

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Wooden platforms and houses with zinc roofs made this looked like a real fishing village!

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A seafood restaurant by the name of 'Prosperity'.

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What do you think of the Chinese New Year decorations at The Curve this year?

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I have to give The Curve top marks for this unique idea of a fishing village in the middle of the shopping mall!

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Next, I went to Sunway Pyramid.

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In line with the theme "Cheery Wooly Spring" there were lots of fluffy sheep in different sizes and colour!

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I saw some recycled items from last year, but I guess that was to be expected. Check out last year's Chinese New Year decorations at Sunway Pyramid HERE.

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I was not particularly impressed with the decorations at Sunway Pyramid this year.

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The sheep may look cute and all, but I really think only kids and small children will like them. What about you?

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Lastly, I checked out the Chinese New Year decorations at One Utama. I was a little apprehensive as I was still reeling from the shock and disappointment of their extremely poor Christmas decoration last year.

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But I have to say, this year's Chinese New Year decorations were not too bad! Definitely can't beat the grandeur of Pavilion, or the uniqueness of The Curve, but I do think they are better than the sheep at Sunway Pyramid.

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At the centre is the God Of Prosperity and he is surrounded by four other deities which symbolize the four different seasons.

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A closer shot of the God Of Prosperity.

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The decorations behind the God Of Prosperity.

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The other two deities on the left and right of the God of Prosperity.

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I thought the decorations this year were rather interesting but nothing too impressive.

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It's too bad I did not have the time to visit all the other shopping malls in the Klang Valley. I did however visited Paradigm Mall and Tropicana City Mall but the decorations at these two malls were so bad that I did not bother to take any pictures.

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You may want to compare this year's Chinese New Year decoration at One Utama with last year's HERE. Which one do you prefer?

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Out of the five major shopping malls covered in Part 1 and Part 2 - Pavilion KL, Suria KLCC, The Curve, Sunway Pyramid and One Utama - which one do you think has the best Chinese New Year decorations this year?

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2015 Chinese New Year Decorations In Klang Valley (Part 1)

Posted by : foongpc | Monday, February 23, 2015 | Published in

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This year, I am a little late in posting about the Chinese New Year decorations in the Klang Valley. But better late than never, right?

Even though the Chinese New Year holidays are over for most people in Malaysia, the celebration continues till the 15th day. As such, I don't think it's too late to take a look at some of the decorations this year.

However, I did not get to visit many shopping malls unlike last year, so this time I shall cover just five major shopping malls in Klang Valley.

Let's begin with Pavilion KL. The Chinese New Year decorations here were impressively stunning as expected. Lots of red lanterns adorned the main entrance of this high-end shopping mall.

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As you step into the mall, you can see burgeoning flowers and red lanterns in front leading towards the Main Concourse.

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From the top of the stairs, the sight of a giant Golden Goat took centre stage.

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Dubbed the biggest goat replica in the Malaysia Book Of Records, this giant golden goat stands at 9.1 metres tall.

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I marvelled at the LED-lighted peonies as I walked down the stairs towards the Main Concourse.

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The theme for this year is "Peak Of Prosperity". Standing majestically, the Goat signifies triumph and opulence.

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I circled round the Centre Court on higher floors to take different shots of the Goat and the beautiful red lanterns.

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Is this God Of Prosperity?  So cheerful!

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Lots of dazzling peonies!

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There's a big prosperity cat - Maneki Neko - at the main entrance, welcoming visitors to the shopping mall. Hopefully, this big prosperity cat will bring in even more customers and fortune to Pavilion KL!

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Overall, I think the decorations at Pavilion KL were pretty impressive! What about you?


Next, I went over to Suria KLCC.

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I could not remember exactly the theme for this year but it definitely has something to do with drums.

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Maybe it was 'Rhythm Of Prosperity' or something.

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A closer shot of one of the drums at the front pillar.

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Outside at the Esplanade, there was a tall circular structure with red lanterns hanging.

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I love the view of the red lanterns with the iconic Petronas Twin Towers in the background.

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Do you like the Chinese New Year decorations at Suria KLCC?

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You may want to compare this year with last year's Chinese New Year decorations at Pavilion KL HERE and at Suria KLCC HERE. Which did you prefer?

In Part 2, I shall cover the Chinese New Year decorations at One Utama, The Curve and Sunway Pyramid, so stay tuned!

To be continued ....

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