The Hari Raya mood is in full swing at shopping malls in the island with Gurney Plaza taking the lead to put up a massive centrepiece at its entrance and its main atrium.
The atrium is also decked with colourful decorations befitting the mood with a majestic “Rumah Anyaman” with a display of various handicrafts and traditional games.
Among the highlights are long forgotten traditional games on display are “Congkak”, “Gasing”, “Batu Seremban” and “Teng-Teng” where shoppers are welcomed to try their hands on.
In conjunction with the celebrations the management of the mall also sponsored some 100 underprivileged families to household essential goods as part of their corporate social responsibility.
Over at the Queensbay Mall in Bayan Lepas, shoppers will be feted to a “Bangsawan” dance show nightly with a backdrop of an old traditional house constructed at the foyer of the mall and a Gamelan musical performance.
The mall is also holding Raya sales promotions at its various branded outlets for shopping to enjoy best discounts for their purchases.
Also available are mouth-watering festive delicacies at their bazaar Ramadhan and elegant baju raya.
The Gurney Paragon Mall is also going full gear to decorate the main foyer of the premises with colourful and eye-catching ornaments.
The management of the mall also hosted children from House of Hope to a open fast treat.
The Sunway Carnival Mall in Seberang Jaya launched its “Wonderful Raya Memories” celebration recently to bring back the essence and fond memories of Hari Raya celebrations for shoppers.
To create more of the festival vibe and feel, the foyer of the main mall has taken on a kampung setting befitting the festive mood.
A traditional kampung house has been built on stilts complete with a veranda and furniture to bring back vivid memories of kampung life.
There is also a free-standing swing to spark sweet childhood reminders with a splendid view of beautiful wisterias for the perfect photo opportunity along with lighted “Ketupat” lanterns with its path leading to the main kampung house.