This year, Sungei Wang Plaza will usher in Hari Raya Aidilfitri in a celebration loaded with melodious Middle Eastern songs, colourful dances, fun contest and a vibrant bazaar. Themed Samrah Aidilfitri, the celebration will be commemorated from 3rd to 27th September 2009 at the Concourse Level of Sungei Wang Plaza with the following highlights:-
Opening Ceremony of Samrah Aidilfitri
Twenty-one (21) children from Rumah Amal Belaian Kasih Ampang will have a memorable shopping spree this year! The children will be accompanied by seven (7) popular artistes from Metadome Sdn Bhd namely The Fabulous Cats (Cat Farish, Adeep, Wangi Julianda and Zizi), Imran Ajmain, Nurul and Liyana Jasmay while shopping for their raya goodies at Parkson Sungei Wang Plaza.
“Every year we will invite a charitable organisation such as orphanages, senior citizen homes and single mothers association to our Hari Raya official launch ceremony at our Plaza.
This year, we decided to do something different as we wanted the underprivileged children to have a memorable Hari Raya celebration. We invited them to come over and we let them choose their own Raya goodies accompanied by the popular singing artistes”, said K K Lim, Senior Manager, Promotions & Public Relations of Sungei Wang Plaza.
Samrah Aidilfitri Dance and Drama Showcase
Ten (10) colourful dance and entertaining drama showcases to be presented by Swatari, a reputable dance academy from Pak Ngah Productions at 8pm on 4th, 5th, 6th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 18th, 25th, 26th and 27th September 2009 at the Concourse Level of Sungei Wang Plaza.
Swatari will be presenting a 45-minute dance and drama showcase comprises of Gambus Songs, Film Soundtracks, Contemporary Arabic Songs and Hari Raya songs. These musical and theatrical dance presentations will bring back the glory days of Malacca Sultanate, Studio Jalan Ampas, the evolution of Malay contemporary songs and the joyous mood of Hari Raya celebration.
Little Arabian Prince and Princess Contest
Open to all children aged 12 and below, the contest requires the contestants to dress in any Middle Eastern costumes.
Talented contestants stand a chance to win the following prizes:-
1st Prize ¨ Shopping Voucher worth RM500
2nd Prize ¨ Shopping Voucher worth RM300
3rd Prize ¨ Shopping Voucher worth RM200
3 consolations ¨ Shopping Voucher worth RM100 each
Get your Raya goodies at our Aidilfitri Bazaar from 3rd to 19th September 2009 at the Concourse Level of Sungei Wang Plaza. Cookies, Raya apparels, home decorations, fashion accessories and many more will be made available at the bazaar.
Samrah Aidilfitri is a celebration specially organised to showcase the beauty and richness of Malay culture to the local shoppers and Middle Eastern tourists who are currently holidaying in Malaysia. In addition to the entertaining stage events, a colourful Middle Eastern setting has been arranged to spice up shopping and dining experience at Sungei Wang Plaza,
The stage is decorated with a wooden backdrop in intricate classical Arabian and Moroccan motifs, traditional drapes, a beautiful marble water fountain which serves as the centre piece and two life-sized camels made from polystyrene to give the stage a marketplace-feel.
Live, giant-sized palm trees, brass-like lanterns and the splendid geometric Moroccan wooden panels at the edge of the stage to make the elevated platform as the perfect setting for performances and a great backdrop for photography.
At the Concourse Level, eight (8) striking blue canopies reminiscent of Bedouin tents will be placed and serve as the Aidilfitri Bazaar while rows of live palm trees and blue canopies will be lining the Main Entrance walkway to welcome the shoppers and patrons.
For more information, please contact Promotions and Public Relations Department at 03-2142 6636 or Information Counter at 03-2148 6109 or log on to www.sungeiwang.com