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Here are 4 reasons why you should head down to Sunway Velocity now

by Andrea Tay

Do you ever just go blank when it comes to going out during the festive season? Well if you are someone who would do anything to avoid the jam, then you should head down to Sunway Velocity mall this Chinese New Year. With so much of activities to participate in, the mall that is now transformed into a paddy field will blow your minds away.

Take a glimpse of Sekinchan with the Spring Festival theme


Sekinchan is a beautiful place to visit and that is known for their golden paddy fields. If distance and traffic ain’t your best friend then fret not as this year’s CNY theme at Sunway Velocity is all about those crops. Happening from now to until 9 February, the mall is paying tribute to the initial traditions of the festival that is called chunjie (春节), or the Spring Festival. With their exceptional interior, it is hard to deny that it looks almost like the well-known tourist attraction.

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Aside from the paddy field, the popular Sekinchan Wishing Tree is one spot you shouldn’t miss out on if you are an active Instagrammer. Head over to the tree and make a wish for a prosperous start this year. In addition to that, you can also head to the mini rice factory for photos that is perfect for Instagram.


With the mall decked up with amazing decorations, the copy of an authentic Chinese Malaysian village house from Sekinchan is one spot you should not miss out. So detailed to the point that it does not feel like a set at all.

Lion dance performances to bring blessings and prosperity



What is Chinese New Year if there is no lion dance, right? For the next three weekends (18, 26, 27 Jan & 2 Feb), you can catch them live. Skillfully trained lion dance performers will get their A-Game on to entertain everyone during this auspicious season. Don’t forget to get your phones to snap some cool photos. And if you’re the chosen one, you might get a Mandarin orange from one of the lions. Aside from that, other performances like the Chinese cultural fan dance, diabolo and the Chinese orchestra will also be held during the festive season.

A variety of activities and workshops for families to enjoy


Sunway Velocity has organised ample of activities for everyone to join including a rice-eating contest that is partnered with The Chicken Rice Shop, Pao Xiang Bah Kut Teh and Simple Life Vegetarian. Whereas for the little ones, they can enjoy a day at the Tea Making & Little Pleasures workshops or at the Arts & Crafts and workshops.

Shop and redeem amazing rewards 

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Nothing is more exciting than having to shop for Chinese New Year. New clothes, new treats and so on. At Sunway Velocity, there are more than 400 stores to shop. By spending up to RM300 and above on a single receipt, you could walk away with either an All Season Prosperity Angpow or an Abundance Rice Bowl set. Also with every redemption, you can make a wish at the Sekinchan Wishing Tree with their wishing ribbon.

Head down to Sunway Velocity to celebrate this auspicious season with their Lunar New Year: Bank of Abundance theme.

Images via Sunway Velocity Mall

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