Time goes by faster than you can imagine! And now, we’re less than a month before Chinese New Year! We know you’re really excited for the Spring Festival where you can get eat a lot of Mandarin Oranges and get Ang Paos as well! Start your celebration early. Check out this top 10 stunning decorations in Penang for your pre-CNY!
2019 Edition: Top 10 CNY Decoration In Penang!
What is Chinese New Year without red colour?! Red, corresponding with fire, symbolizes good fortune and joy. It also a symbolic colour of happiness! Red is found everywhere during Chinese New Year, holiday celebrations and family gatherings. A red envelope (Ang Pao) is a monetary gift which is given in Chinese society during holiday or special occasions. FYI, the red colour of the packet symbolizes good luck.
1. Sunway Carnival Mall
Wonder how a traditional Hokkien village looks like? Catch a glimpse of the Chinese Hokkien culture and heritage at Sunway Carnival Mall! This mall has been transformed into a traditional Chinese Hokkien village that is full of Chinese Lantern and red colour decorations!
Inspired by Three Lanes, Seven Alleys, a busy commercial area in Fuzhou, the mall’s concourse will feature the famous wooden buildings decorated with red lanterns, blooming peonies and cherry blossoms to elevate the Lunar New Year mood.
11 Jan – 17 Feb 2019.
🕑 10 AM – 10 PM
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2. Gurney Plaza
With The Art of Spring Theme, you will be greeted by a golden dragon gate to a beautiful decoration of mountains in it. With the Chinese landscape painting as the main theme, there will be mountains with flowing water from the waterfall, red peonies and also green bamboos.
🕑 10 AM – 10 PM
3. Queensbay Mall
Using Spring Splendour theme, Queensbay Mall will surely make you mesmerized by their magnificent and splendid decorations. Just like a traditional Chinese hometown, you will see a staircase to a tavern that will catch your eyes! There’s also a cradle just next to the big spring tree! Not to forget, you will be greeted by giant butterflies that fly above your head.
🕑 10 AM – 10.30 PM
4. Central Park Batu Kawan
Remember we told you that There’s Pretty Park In Batu Kawan last year? Guess what?! The park has been transformed into a magical garden for this Chinese New Year! Pay a visit to witness the beauty of the park on your own! Wait until night and you will surely love the colourful lights refracted on lovely flowers that bring out the Chinese New Year perfection!
5. Gurney Paragon
This simple yet eye-catching decoration will be welcoming you at main concourse of Gurney Paragon. Make sure you take a look at the nice Beijing Opera characters that are hanging on the ceiling! And, don’t forget to take a peek at the fancy decoration walkway nearby the concourse.
🕑 10 AM – 10 PM
6. M Mall
M Mall is one of the malls in Penang that have really fancy decoration and also a nice ambience. The main attraction of Chinese New Year decoration at M Mall is the gazebo that is decorated with Peach Blossoms flowers that are tied around the gazebo. The peach plant is considered sacred in China, as the peach fruit represents longevity, and the peach blossoms symbolise romance, prosperity, and growth.
📍 M Mall
🕑 10 AM – 10 PM
7. Amee Philips
With luxurious decorations outside the store, it surely will catch your eyes even just passing by the Amee Philips Jewellery store. Every decoration here is gigantic in size including Chinese silk hand fan and pearl necklace that symbolizes wealth for this Chinese New Year.
🕑 10 AM – 7 PM
8. Design Village
This year, Design Village celebrate the Chinese traditional festival in a Peranakan way! Get a chance to experience the Baba Nyonya traditions during this Spring Festival. From mall decoration, consumer promotions, performances, to Nyonya pastry giveaways, you can enjoy all these exciting activities at Design Village. Wait until night ’cause you need to witness the beauty of the decoration with the light with you family!
🕑 11 AM – 10 PM
9. Teddy Bread Bakery
Nestled in M Mall, Teddy Bread Bakery always come out with great decoration for every eve in Malaysia. This two-storey bakery has been transformed into a Peach Blossom garden for this Spring Festival. Start from the staircase, you will be greeted by bunches of Peach Blossom that will lead your way to the second floor of the bakery. Take a sip of coffee and enjoy this amazing decoration at Teddy Bread Bakery today.
🕑 8 AM – 10 PM
10. Outside Penang Times Square
Just next to Penang Times Square, you will greet by the archway with the big word of ‘Prosperity’ on it. Get ready to pose and snap your OOTD here as this archway is super nice for your Instagram feed! We leave you with inspiration on how you can pose at this archway!
Enjoy Your Pre-CNY
Here comes the end of the list for ’Top 10 Best Chinese New Year Decorations In Penang′, we hope you enjoy reading it. We are sure our beloved Foodie can’t wait for CNY cause CNY is all about reunions and togetherness. Just make sure you guys go and check out the stunning decoration at this place. Let us know which Chinese New Year decorations are your favourite!
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