SUNWAY PUTRA MALL LANTERN PARADE

CELEBRATION OF LOVE, CULTURE AND DIVERSITYA heartwarming festive draws multicultural participants to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

Sunway Putra Mall gathered close to 1,000 participants at the Lantern Parade in conjunction with the Mid-Autumn Festival. Welcoming visitors with lanterns decorated around the mall and a gigantic Lantern made out of recycled. 

fabrics, children all appeared in high spirits and were seen roaming around with variety of shapes and colours of lanterns. The mall created this platform to promote racial harmony, as well as to promote recycling.
The lantern parade flaged off from the Main Entrance and towards Kenny Hills. To illuminate the celebration further, the parade were leaded by Dragon Troupe, Moon Fairies and mascots from Cold Storage and Mr DIY. Public, single mothers and children from eleven (11) charitable homes under the care of Touching Lives Club Kuala Lumpur & Selangor (TLC) including Yayasan Chow Kit (YCK) were part of the crowd who made it a memorable occasion.
Ms Phang Sau Lian, General Manager of Sunway Putra Mall, together with Dato’ Tan Choo Teck, Vice President of Touching Lives Club Kuala Lumpur & Selangor (TLC) and Organizing Chairman of Mid-Autumn Festival joined the parade.
Ms Phang Sau Lian, General Manager of Sunway Putra Mall
“This is a reunion that expresses happiness and joy. We love to encourage our shoppers to get in touch with different festive and culture, and today we can see, it attracts not only the interest of locals but also international visitors.” said Ms Phang.
Dato’ Tan is glad that the initiative to gather public and other races together as one came to reality. “We thank the public for being part of this gathering and it’s very 
meaningful to us.” said Dato’ Tan.
The underprivileged children aged between 7 to 16 years old were earlier treated to hone their artistic skills on mooncake and lantern making workshop organized by TLC followed by a dinner treat at Selera Street.
Just before the Lantern Parade began, Sunway Putra Mall made into The Malaysia Book of Records for The Tallest Lantern Made of Recycled Fabrics under the Arts & Entertainment category. Standing tall over 10.51M tall with the width of 3.98M, the lantern is displayed at the Main Concourse until 4 October 2017.
The lantern which was put together by the International University of Malaya Wales (IUMW) students and Kloth Cares, was inspired by patchwork designs that resembles Malaysia’s multicultural community. The lantern is surrounded with different types of recycled fabrics and the interior is filled with hundreds of warm coloured lanterns.
“This time around, together with Kloths Cares, we have gathered un-useable fabrics and old clothes donated by the public to recycle it and beautify our Lantern. College students were part of this initiative as they contributed their time and skills to complete the lantern. This is one of our effort to promote the importance of recycling” added Phang.


After 4 October, the fabrics collage of the lantern will be donated to Kloth Cares and it will be than recycled and reuse into making other products.  
To savour an assortment mooncakes and other delicacies, there will be array of offerings from Cold Storage, Haagen-Dazs, BreadStory, D’King, Aihana, as well as Wing Heong BBQ Meat, Fai Fong Bakery and Two Pineapples. As for colorful and vibrant lanterns, look out for Pro A Lantern. Besides that, an interesting themed workshops such as Mooncake Making, and Lantern Making for shoppers this 30 September and 1 October 2017.
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For more details contact 03-2786 9333 or visit their website at www.sunwayputramall.com.


List of Charity Homes
Yayasan Chow Kit (YCK)
Rumah Charis
Yayasan Sunbeam Home
Yayasan Kebajikan Dan Sosial Kim Loo Ting, Kuala Lumpur
Shepherds Home, Dengkil
Persatuan Kebajikan Kanak-Kanak Istimewa Insan
Ekshaddi Refugees Learning Centre
Persatuan Kebajikan Warga Tua & Pusat Jagaan Kank-Kanak Wilayah Persekutuan
Single Mother’s Home
House Of Joy
Malaysian Spring Single Mother Association





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