Posted on: 31 May, 2019
Sunway Pyramid is highlighting the hibiscus at the Orange Concourse of the mall.
MAJOR festive seasons are a time when shopping malls in Malaysia take the opportunity to transform their premises to suit the occasion.
For Hari Raya Aidilfitri, many malls in the Klang Valley are going with traditional or cultural themes.
Mid Valley Megamall, for example, is showcasing batik.
Visitors can feast their eyes on prints and patterns while learning more about the Malaysian art form.
Mid Valley Megamall is showcasing batik in its Hari Raya decorations this year.
The mall has arranged several activities for the public until June 9. Visitors can catch live batik making demonstrations at the Centre Court and pay RM10 (which goes to charity) to have their photo taken at the display area, after which they will receive a framed photograph.
At The Gardens Mall, customers will be immersed in the sights and sounds of Morocco. They can lounge on pouffes and pillows and relax in their very own private courtyard.
At the South Atrium on the Ground Floor, visitors can watch belly dancers, gymnasts and traditional Moroccan dances.
Sunway Malls has adopted a Bunga-Bunga Raya theme with each shopping centre featuring a different bloom.
The 1960s come to life at IOI Mall Puchong with ‘Memoir Klasik Raya’.
Sunway Pyramid has the national flower, the hibiscus, as the central theme at the Orange Concourse to symbolise togetherness. Other flowers featured at different Sunway Malls include orchid, bougainvillea, geranium, morning glory and jasmine.
The main concourse of Sunway Putra Mall is festooned with orchids to symbolise love, beauty and forgiveness. A blossoming orchid garden with large bird cages placed around the fountain provides a picturesque backdrop.
Sunway Velocity Mall has been transformed into a suburban wonderland with a kampung house adorned with giant colourful bougainvillea flowers while large traditional pelita (oil lamps) glisten from the ceiling.
Suria KLCC’s decor revolves around the 27th night of Ramadan, known as Malam Tujuh Likur. Themed “Rekindle the Bonds of Traditions”, the mall’s Centre Court showcases traditional Malay architecture.
The centrepiece is a pentagon-shaped porte-cochere (covered porch-like structure), inspired by Jahar Palace in Kota Baru, Kelantan, surrounded by traditional shops.
Central i-City mall in Shah Alam has a ‘Colours of Togetherness’ theme.
A mini garden with life-sized flowers, colourful painted lamps, Malay fretwork and Islamic geometry patterns create a welcoming ambience.
The mall has also constructed a 21m-high lamp at the Esplanade KLCC.
The 1960s come to life at IOI Mall Puchong with the “Memoir Klasik Raya” theme.
The ground floor has gone retro with a psychedelic Combi van, Vespa, trishaw and classic bicycles promising Instagram-worthy photos.
IOI City Mall, Putrajaya, has adopted the “Eid Celebration Around the World” theme with structures, culture, art and delicacies from different cultures and ethnicities.
Central i-City mall in Shah Alam has a “Colours of Togetherness” theme to show how colours can express beauty, add meaning and spark the imagination.