SUNWAY MALLS EMBRACES THE SPIRIT OF nature THIS RAYA

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In the spirit of togetherness, Sunway Malls joined hands to usher in the season of Hari Raya Aidilfitri with a grand launch held at Sunway Putra Mall recently.

Following the successful opening of 5 malls in the past 20 years, Sunway Malls’ first joint Hari Raya launch signifies the continuous growth of the brand from strength to strength as one of the leading mall operators in the shopping mall industry.

The celebration began with a graceful traditional dance accompanied by the spellbinding sounds of a Gamelan performance. In line with the theme of flora and fauna, Tan Sri Datuk Seri Razman M. Hashim, Executive Deputy Chairman of Sunway Group; HC Chan, CEO of Sunway Malls & Theme Parks; Kevin Tan, COO of Sunway Malls; Chow Heng Wah, General Manager of Sunway Carnival Mall; Phang Sau Lian, General Manager of Sunway Putra Mall; KS Wong, Senior General Manager of Sunway Velocity Mall and Albert Cheok, Centre Manager of Sunway Giza marked the official launch by watering plants to symbolise Sunway’s continuous efforts towards sustainable development.

“In many ways, the coming together to celebrate the festive season has always been Sunway Malls’ hallmark as we embark to expand our footprint in key urbane markets. We wish to deliver unparallel mall experiences from each of our malls in these markets,” said Chan.

Guests were serenaded by local actress and singer Marsha Milan with her own rendition of Hari Raya Hari Bahagia and Manusia. To give back to the community this festive season, children from Yayasan Chow Kit were treated to a buka puasa session alongside the Sunway Malls’ community after the launch.

This Raya, shoppers will get to redeem an exclusive Floral Tiffin Carrier with a minimum spending of RM500 (RM400 for HSBC Credit Cardholders) in two receipts in Sunway Pyramid and Sunway Velocity Mall. For Sunway Putra Mall, shoppers will need to spend RM400 (RM300 for HSBC Credit Cardholders) in three receipts to redeem the tiffin carrier.

Sunway Velocity Mall will also be giving out a variety of food and beverage (F&B) vouchers for those who spend up to RM200 (RM100 for HSBC Credit Cardholders) in a single receipt while shoppers at Sunway Putra Mall will receive Raya Packets with RM250 (RM150 for HSBC Credit Cardholders and Sunway Pals members) spent in 2 receipts.

Meanwhile, shoppers who spend RM200 & above (RM150 for HSBC credit cardholders) or RM400 & above (RM300 for HSBC credit cardholders) in two receipts at Sunway Carnival Mall can redeem Raya Packet(s) and/or an exclusive mini ceramic pot.

Although celebrating as one in the launch, each mall under the Sunway Malls brand celebrates individuality with different themes and characteristics in their respective mall decors to appeal to a variety of shoppers.

In line with Sunway’s direction towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (UNSDSN) Association, shoppers can redeem a packet of flower seeds with no purchase at all! Start at home, plant the seeds, and watch these beautiful flowers bloom in your home or garden this festive season! Seeds will be given away to shoppers while stocks last.

Each mall will be giving out different seeds as below:

-      Sunway Pyramid              : Alcea Rosea seeds
-      Sunway Velocity Mall        : Sunflower seeds
-      Sunway Putra Mall            : Red Zinnia seeds
-      Sunway Carnival Mall        : Marigold seeds


From left:  Chow Heng Wah, General Manager of Sunway Carnival Mall; Phang Sau Lian, General Manager of Sunway Putra Mall; Tan Sri Datuk Seri Razman M. Hashim, Executive Deputy Chairman of Sunway Group; HC Chan, CEO of Sunway Malls & Theme Parks; Kevin Tan, COO of Sunway Malls;  KS Wong, Senior General Manager of Sunway Velocity Mall and Albert Cheok, Centre Manager of Sunway Giza


5 UNIQUE HARI RAYA CELEBRATIONS WITH SUNWAY MALLS
 


At Sunway Putra Mall, a tropical rainforest comes alive with a lush greenery landscape, a walkway shaded with exotic tropical trees and a soothing waterfall cascading into a lake in the middle of the concourse.

Themed “Pesona Raya”, the mall promises you a lavish shopping experience by putting a highlight on modern fashion centric, bringing in Renowned Designer Collections; Tom Abang Saufi, Salikin Sidek, Bohari KL, QieRahman, Petra and Kraftangan Malaysia’s handmade crafts. These collections are set to be prestigiously unique and authentic to heritage staples such as Batik, handcraftsmanship and detailed embellishments.

Throughout the festive month, shoppers and visitors will be entertained with an array of performances vary from designer’s fashion show, traditional dance. Aside from this, the mall is also holding a Traditional Arts and Crafts Workshop by Kraftangan Malaysia where visitors can learn the art of weaving, jewellery making, batik art, and also rattan crafts.
Sunway Velocity Mall’s Hari Raya is themed “An Enchanting Raya”. Adopting a floral batik concept, entitled “An Enchanting Raya”, shoppers can enjoy a real life kampung house in the city made with batik elements, banana trees made with batik, large flower decorations, and numerous lights and pelita adorning the walkways of the Main Atrium.

Activities and special performances for all ages are lined up, including Meet & Greet sessions with characters from Didi & Friends during selected times. There will also be Angklung Music performances, Gamelan performances, Cak Lempung performances and also other dance and traditional music performances. Kraftangan Malaysia will be conducting educational arts and craft workshops for kids and adults to participate in.

At Sunway Pyramid, the mall takes on a mystical Raya vision, themed “The Beauty of Raya”. Inspired by the tranquil art that dates back over a millennium, the papercutting theme hopes to inspire both today’s and yesterday’s generation when they shop at the mall.

Special papercutting workshops will be held every weekend (on both days of Hari Raya too) throughout the day. Learn as the experts take you step by step, creating your very own masterpiece. Best of all, you get to take your papercutting back home! Shoppers will be able to take home instant memories when they get your picture taken with your loved ones at the special photobooth which will be operational all month long.

In Kota Damansara, Sunway Giza is abuzz with weekend bazaars which will be in place to hype up the festivity amongst the community. Shoppers can browse through selections of cookies, hampers, clothes, and more at the bazaar.

Up North, Sunway Carnival Mall becomes a blossoming, leafy world of its own with lush tropical greenery and gorgeous flowers, in line with its theme “Indahnya Raya”.

The mall’s greenery concept to illustrates and extols the beauty of Hari Raya with vibrant green leaves, grass and trees to epitomize the symbolic green colour that most associated with Hari Raya, nature and fresh beginnings. Don’t miss out the opportunity to take a stroll at the Agrobazaar Aidilfitri FAMA to stock up on Raya cookies, dazzling brooches, well-known ‘songkok’ by ABM Zulaikha, ‘dodol’ and much more.


Sunway Malls is gearing to be amongst Malaysia's largest mall owner-operator as existing projects and those in the pipeline now stand at 7.7 million sqft NLA and that figure is planned to be increased to 10.2 million sqft NLA by 2020. The malls are:-
Sunway Pyramid, Bandar Sunway
Sunway Giza Mall, Kota Damansara
Sunway Putra Mall, Kuala Lumpur
Sunway Velocity Mall, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur
Sunway Carnival Mall, Penang