Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Lantern Parade to Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival at Sunway Putra Mall

Sunway Putra Mall gathered close to 1,000 participants at the Lantern Parade in conjunction with the Mid-Autumn Festival. Welcoming visitors with lanterns decorated around the mall and a gigantic Lantern made out of recycled fabrics, children all appeared in high spirits and were seen roaming around with variety of shapes and colours of lanterns. The mall created this platform to promote racial harmony, as well as to promote recycling. There are the myth story telling performance on that day as well.
The lantern parade flaged off from the Main Entrance and towards Kenny Hills. To illuminate the celebration further, the parade were leaded by Dragon Troupe, Moon Fairies and mascots from Cold Storage and Mr DIY. Public, single mothers and children from eleven (11) charitable homes under the care of Touching Lives Club Kuala Lumpur & Selangor (TLC)including Yayasan Chow Kit (YCK) were part of the crowd who made it a memorable occasion.

Ms. Phang Sau Lian, General Manager of Sunway Putra Mall, together with Dato’ Tan Choo Teck, Vice President of Touching Lives Club Kuala Lumpur & Selangor (TLC)and Organizing Chairman of Mid-Autumn Festival joined the parade.
Just before the Lantern Parade began, Sunway Putra Mall made intoThe Malaysia Book of Records for The Tallest Lantern Made of Recycled Fabrics under the Arts & Entertainment category. Standing tallover 10.51M tall with the width of 3.98M, the lantern is displayed at the Main Concourse until 4 October 2017.
The lantern which was put together by the International University of Malaya Wales (IUMW) students and Kloth Cares, was inspired by patchwork designs that resembles Malaysia’s multicultural community. The lantern is surrounded with different types of recycled fabrics and the interior is filled with hundreds of warm
coloured lanterns. After 4 October, the fabrics collage of the lantern will be donated to Kloth Cares and it will be than recycled and reuse into making other products.
To savour an assortment mooncakes and other delicacies, there will be array of offerings from Cold Storage, Haagen-Dazs, Bread Story, D’King, Aihana, as well as Wing Heong BBQ Meat, Fai Fong Bakery and Two Pineapples. As for colorful and vibrant lanterns, look out for Pro A Lantern. Besides that, an interesting themed workshops such as Mooncake Making, and Lantern making for shoppers this 30 September and 1 October 2017.  

For more information, please visit Sunway Putra Mall official website and Sunway Putra Mall Facebook

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