2014 Chinese New Year Decorations (Part 2)

Posted by : foongpc | Wednesday, February 5, 2014 | Published in


Continued from Part 1

In Part 1, I shared with you photos I took of the Chinese New Year decorations at Suria KLCC, Berjaya Times Square, Avenue K and Bangsar Village II.

In this post, I will be sharing the photos of the Chinese New Year decorations at The Gardens Mall and Mid Valley Megamall.

Let's start with The Gardens.

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I thought this year's decoration at The Gardens were pretty unique and interesting.

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It uses a different approach compared to all other malls.

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Instead of the usual horses and lanterns, The Gardens attempts to recreate the olden days showcasing traditional Chinese culture. Look at this antique gramophone!

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Wooden tables and chairs made us revisit the past.

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I love the stuffs placed on the table!

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More photos below …

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"Please Do Not Touch". I wonder if any of the things displayed here gets stolen.

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A traditional rickshaw. I thought it was strategically placed here with the brand name 'Gucci' in the background. LOL!

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Oh! At a different angle, 'Louis Vuitton' appeared in the background instead. Haha!

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Wow!  Look at this vintage tailor shop! Awesome.

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Almost tempted to take away some of these items. LOL!

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I saw this traditional sewing machine. Anyone still have such a sewing machine at home?

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How cute!! What do you call these? Needle pincushion?

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I think I really like the Chinese New Year decorations at The Gardens Mall this year!
What about you?

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In contrast, I think the Chinese New Year decorations at Mid Valley Megamall was pretty lousy and bordering on 'cheapskate' this year!

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What ever happened to Mid Valley? Did they have a budget cut or something? They used to have one of the best decorations for both Christmas and Chinese New Year.

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After their surprisingly lousy Christmas decoration last year, I was expecting a much better display of Chinese New Year decoration this year, but alas! it was not to be.

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This year, I noticed there were a few stalls promoting feng shui stuffs. There's even a Flying Star Chart on display!

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And Lillian Too's World Of Feng Shui even set up a booth here.

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I was fortunate enough to see a man doing cotton candy painting that day.

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Look at his fine works of art - A cotton candy-painted Dragon!

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The stage with some messy decoration.

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More photos below ….

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I have always admired how the Chinese invented the paper cutting art.

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Look at these beautiful paper cutting artwork! Awesome.

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The Chinese New Year decorations at Mid Valley Megamall were disappointing. Hopefully, they will do better next year!

Out of the 14 malls I visited, I have already covered 6 of them. There are 8 more to go, so stay tuned for Part 3!

To be continued …