KUALA LUMPUR, 5 January 2017 –This Lunar New Year of the Rooster, Avenue K Shopping Mall presents a feast of nostalgic experiences and sweet decorations in a quaint setting reminiscent of the city’s yesteryear back in 1970’s. Aptly themed the “AK Nostalgic Chinatown”, shoppers can savour the delights of the festivity, enjoy grand decorations, heart-thumping sensational performances and bountiful rewards starting from 31 December 2016 – 12 February 2017.

Visitors to Avenue K Shopping Mall will get to see the Ground Floor Atrium, main entrances and walkways decorated with replicas of old buildings complete with antique adornments and furniture’s reminiscent of the city’s yesteryear back in 1970’s. Auspicious red coloured cloth hanging from lattices, blossoming peonies, cherry blossoms and other floral decorations can be seen to further inculcate the traditional Chinese New Year spirit in shoppers.

Amidst this, there will also be festive goodies being traded at the mock Chinese shops along the pedestrian streets to mimic the good olden days. Shoppers get to usher in Chinese New Year with an abundant of joy and colours with festive clothings and groceries, delicacies, beauty shops and many more at the streets.

Avenue K has also invited eight (8) lion dance troupes to perform on the second and last day of Chinese New Year which will delight shoppers and tourists alike with the essence of Chinese New Year in Malaysia. Other must-see cultural performances lined up are the 8 Festival Drums, Shaolin Wushu, Chinese Orchestra, Chinese Traditional Mask Changing Show, Chinese Acrobatic Show and the unforgettable famous Shanghai Jazz vocalists – Janet Lee and Yi Run who will be performing every weekend.

“Being one of the neighbourhood mall located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, we put in great measures to ensure all shoppers get to have an enjoyable experience here at Avenue K. With ‘AK Nostalgic Chinatown’, we present a feast of senses for our shoppers – in the visual decorations, the nostalgic music, the delightful shops  in Malaysia 1970’s Chinatown setting; so take a moment to indulge while you shop. Special thanks to our festive partners Maybank and AirAsia for making our celebration extra rewarding,” said Ms Phang Sze Sze, Deputy General Manager of Avenue K.

Spend and be rewarded this Chinese New Year! Shoppers can redeem AK excusive red packets when they spend RM200 and above (RM150 and above for Maybank MasterCard, Visa Credit Cards, American Express Credit and Charge Cards holders) in a single receipt. What’s more, prosperity cookies set are also available for redemption until 12 February 2017 when shoppers spend RM438 and above (RM388 and above for Maybank MasterCard, Visa Credit Cards, American Express Credit and Charge Cards holders) in two combined receipts. Shoppers may also stand a chance to win a pair of return tickets to Hong Kong, Bangkok with AirAsia, Fitness First Platinum Membership, aloft Hotel stay, and other fabulous prizes worth over RM 88,000 by taking part in the Unlock AK Prosperity Box Challenge with RM388 and above spent in two combined receipts.

Leap into season of happiness with sensational festivities and performances at the Ground Floor Atrium with Avenue K on the following date:

Avenue K Chinese New Year Day and Chap Goh Mei Specials

29 Jan (Sun) – 2nd day of Chinese New Year

2.30pm                         Acrobatic Lion Dance

3.45pm                         Chinese Orchestra

4.30pm                         Chinese Jazz Showcase by Janet Lee

11 Feb (Sat) – Chap Goh Mei

2.30pm                         Acrobatic Lion Dance

3.15pm                         8 Festive Drum Performance

4.30pm                         Chinese Jazz Showcase by Janet Lee

AK Nostalgic China Town Festive Shows Schedule

Chinese Jazz Showcase by Janet Lee

15, 22 Jan                             (Sun)                      4.30pm

3 Feb                                     (Fri)                        6.30pm

4 Feb                                     (Sat)                       4.00pm

Chinese Jazz Showcase by Yi Run

6 Jan                                      (Fri)                        1.00pm

21 Jan                                    (Sat)                       5.00pm

Chinese Acrobatic Show

8, 22 Jan                               (Sun)                      4.00pm

3 Feb                                     (Fri)                        6.00pm

5 Feb                                     (Sun)                      4.00pm

Shaolin Wushu Performance

6,20 Jan                                (Fri)                        1.30pm

28 Jan                                    (Sat)                       4.00pm

Chinese Traditional Mask Changing Performance

7,21 Jan                                (Sat)                       4.00pm

13,27 Jan, 10 Feb               (Fri)                        1.30pm

28 Jan                                    (Sat)                       5.00pm

Chinese Orchestra

14, 28 Jan                             (Sat)                       4.30pm

20 Jan                                    (Fri)                        1.00pm

Ting Ting Candy Demonstration

7, 21 Jan, 4 Feb (Sat), 5 Feb (Sun)                                 6.00pm

14 Jan                                    (Sat)                       5.00pm

Chinese Calligraphy Giveaway

13 Jan                                    (Fri)                        6.00pm

20, 27 Jan, 10 Feb              (Fri)                        6.00pm

Avenue K Chinese New Year Kids Workshop

8, 15, 22 Jan, 5 Feb            (Sun)                      2.00pm


Visit www.avenuek.com.my/cny2017 or call 03-2168 7888 for more information about AK Nostalgic Chinatown, events, promotions and campaigns in Avenue K.


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