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Central Park Mall springs into spirit of Chinese New Year

  • The Jakarta Post

| Fri, February 1 2013 | 01:17 pm

Fortune is sure to shine in abundance on visitors to Central Park Mall in the next few weeks. The leading lifestyle mall is providing fitting fanfare for the arrival of the Year of the Water Snake with an exciting roster of events titled Spring In The City – A Celebration of Good Fortune, Prosperity and Love.

 A lantern festival, lion dance and dragon dance shows, fireworks display, flashmob, music performance and lucky dip program are on the program for the mall’s devoted shoppers, dubbed Central Park Lovers, through Feb. 24.

Setting the celebratory tone in every corner are colorful decorations and seasonal music to serenade shoppers.

“The unique Chinese New Year celebration in the mall will give unforgettable moments to Central Park Lovers,” said Veri Y. Setiady, executive director of Central Park Mall.

Tribeca Park will host the Spring Lantern Festival, with its collection including an imposing 8-meter-tall God of Fortune lantern and 12 representations of the Chinese zodiac signs. “This year, Central Park is presenting a festive lantern festival to give Central Park Lovers a memorable Chinese New Year celebration and the opportunity to share the moments with their friends and family in Tribeca Park,” said Zico Rossano Hansakarya, public and media relation manager of Central Park Mall Jakarta.

The sparkling highlight of Chinese New Year celebration, which falls on Feb. 10, will feature a star-studded lineup, including hit boyband SM*SH, at Center Stage Tribeca Park, as well as the Spectacular Lunar Fireworks Show with 5,000 flares, Lion Dance show and a not-to-be-missed flashmob God of Fortune.

There will also be the chance to take part in the Meet and Greet with the God Of Fortune, only available to the first 100 visitors on Feb. 10 at Patio Central Park Mall.

Marvel at the Acrobatic Lion Dance Show with ball-balancing attraction and 3.6-meter high jump, scheduled at 5 p.m. on Feb. 2 and Feb. 10 in Tribeca Park, and at 3 p.m. on Feb. 3 and 9 in Laguna Central Park Mall atrium. Another must-see will be the Dragon Dance Performance at 7 p.m. on Feb. 10, 16 and 17 in Tribeca Park.

A celebration is always about putting our best face forward. The mall is collaborating with leading cosmetics brand SK-II for the SK-II Xin Tjia Festival in Laguna Central Park Mall atrium until Feb. 10. Central Park Lovers can learn more about beauty, interesting offers from SK-II such as facial treatment, palmistry for telltale signs of the future in their hands and Chinese calligraphy, as well as the chance to get special gifts by purchasing certain SK-II products. The festival will also feature special performances from singers Delon, Alena and Helena.

Central Park Lovers can also make the most of the three-day Tree of Fortune, held on Feb. 8, 9 and 10. Mall shoppers who spend a minimum of Rp 1 million in one receipt at participating tenants will have the opportunity to win various gifts, from eight 5-gram gold coins, 88 MAP vouchers, 888 Blitz Megaplex vouchers, Central Park merchandise and much more.

Of course, Central Park Mall is not about to forget its youngest visitors. They can get dressed for the occasion in the Young Kids Cheongsam Competition, which will take place on Feb. 2 at Laguna Atrium. There is still time to register for the contest, only one of the activities to be enjoyed at this special time of the year.

In keeping up with the cyber-connected times, Central Park also invites smartphone users to explore everything in the mall with iOS devices by scanning the QR code. They will be able to monitor the goings-on on the move and make the most of the new year’s experience.


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