LEGO® City 4D Movie – Officer in Pursuit! by LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort

A thrilled and action-packed movie specially for Lego lovers

LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort announced an exciting brand-new addition to LEGO® 4D Movie experience, with the launch of LEGO® City 4D Movie – Officer in Pursuit! that will have the whole family engaged and fully immersed in the 4D experience starting from 24 January 2019.

Fans will be able to watch LEGO® City Policeman chasing down mischievous crooks through the streets and skyscrapers of the metropolis. Packed with 4D effects with bursts of bubbles, strong winds and sprays of water, this attraction will provide a truly immerse experience of the LEGO® universe.

Adding on to the excitement from LEGO® City 4D Movie, LEGOLAND® is hosting the LEGO® Movie Event Days in conjunction with the upcoming launch of the LEGO® Movie 2: The Second Part. Visitors could relive moments from their favourite LEGO® Movie™ franchise.

legoland®malaysia resort lego city 4d movie launch photo #1

In conjunction with LEGO® Movie Event Days, the park will be filled with fun-filled activities where visitors can truly connect with their favourite characters from the movie, including:

  • “The LEGO Movie” Scavenger Hunt
    Wyldstyle, MetalBeard, Unikitty and Benny have lost their way and Emmet needs help to find his friends in the Miniland.
  • “The LEGO Movie” Mystery Mosaic
    Guests work together to help build a mystery LEGO mosaic throughout the weekend.
  • Character Meet and Greet Session
    Meet Emmet, Wyldstyle and a new character to be discovered from the film during character meet and greet sessions.
  • LEGO® Movie Building Activity
    Create spaceship and escape from the Alien Invaders that are attacking Bricksburg. The master builder will win exclusive collectables from the movie.

“The launch of LEGO® City 4D Movie – Officer in Pursuit! and LEGO® Movie Event Days are created for families to fully immerse themselves in the world of LEGO®, a truly unique experience that is only available at LEGOLAND®. In 2019, we are committed to introducing new attractions to keep the park fresh and exciting for everyone. Our guests can look forward to fun-filled activities and experiences that allow children to learn while having fun at the same time,” said Kurt Stocks, General Manager at LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort.

“We’ve recently announced new annual pass packages for MyKad holders where Malaysians can enjoy unlimited access to LEGOLAND®’s Theme Park and Water Park, as well as free access to SEA LIFE Malaysia. With these valuable offers, LEGOLAND® is a great place for families to spend their weekend and school holidays”, Kurt added.

legoland®malaysia resort lego city 4d movie launch photo #3

As the Lunar New Year is just right around the corner, visitors can look forward to the beautiful Garden of Prosperity decoration in the park, enjoy unique activities such as the Festive Building Activity where visitors can build their own Panda and Mandarin oranges out of LEGO® Bricks. There will also be exciting shows such as Lion and Dragon Dance session to ring in the New Year.

LEGO® Movie Event Days is happening from 24 January – 31 March 2019, every day from Monday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Enjoy early bird promotion with the new annual pass at RM239 for adults and RM190 for kids aged between 3 – 11 years old. With the new annual pass, pass holders will have unlimited access all year-round to LEGOLAND® Theme Park and Water Park, including free access to SEA LIFE Malaysia which is scheduled to open by first-half of 2019. The all-new annual pass is available for purchase at LEGOLAND®’s Official Website for a limited time only.

For the latest update on promotion and activities, stay connected with us via:

Starbucks introduced New Range of Teavana Tea Beverages

Following of the good responses of the TeavanaTM tea beverages, Starbucks has released yet another new range of TeavanaTM tea beverages. These new tea-inspired Starbucks coffee and tea beverages with Cold Foam which combine the velvety mouthfeel of Cold Foam and aromatic TeavanaTM tea beverages, as well as coffee beverages, will tantalise taste buds everywhere. Starting on January 22 onwards, these new beverages will replace the current Starbucks TeavanaTM  promotion lineup.

  • New! TeavanaTM  Chestnut Black Tea Latte – This year’s familiar comfort to help you unwind this season. Blending finely ground black tea with velvety steamed milk, delectable roasted chestnut sauce, and topped with a sprinkle of chestnut and strawberry bites; the perfect choice of beverage for the festive season.
  • New! TeavanaTM Mango Passionfruit Cold Foam Iced Shaken Black Tea – With a hint of honey and fruity notes of mango and passionfruit juice-infused Cold Foam, the refreshing Mango Passionfruit Cold Foam Shaken Iced Black tea is a match-made-in-heaven.
  • New! Matcha Cold Foam Iced Americano – A dream come true for coffee and tea lovers; Starbucks is reimagining the classic Iced Americano with the infusion of Matcha, in the format of meringue-like, earthy Match Cold Foam.

teavana

Starbucks Malaysia is also sharing the love with the ever-popular “Signature Heart” merchandise collection that is adorned with a pastel purple theme, hearts and arrows. From a lively tumbler charm, adorable water bottles to fun festive tumblers, these will be the most thoughtful gifts for that special someone in your life or to treat yourself. To add to the romantic collection is the new Cupid Arrow Starbucks Card and the Heart Shaped Starbucks card, which comes in a variety of colour and designs. Gifting these cards is sure a way into someone’s heart.

valentine collection

Additionally, Starbucks Malaysia has also introduced new and returning Starbucks Reserve Coffee Beans flown in from around the world. Experience love at first sip with the New Peru Amazonas Huambo, a coffee grown in the high elevated slopes of the Andes, from several hundred humble coffee farming families around Huambo. The dense rainforest soil and high altitude gives Huambo coffee beans a light body but high acidity and has bright flavours of Morello Cherry with a sweet toffee finish.

Not to forget, master the art of coffee brewing to you preference with:

  • Returning Favourite! Sundried Uganda Sipi Falls – This returning favourite comes from the African region of Uganda, known for its three major waterfalls. Grown in the lush gardens by the Sipi Falls, these Arabica beans have lemon-like acidity with chocolate and caramel accents. Experience the magical Uganda Sipi Falls through the flavours n a cup.
  • Returning Favourite! Tanzania Muriba – Ripe coffee cherries travel from soil to the Muriba washing station located n the remote regin of Tarmine, Tanzania. The high acidity and medium bofied coffee beans comes with aromatic florals with notes of bergamot tea, lemon and grapefruit. Try the outstanding quality of unexpectedly clean, fully washed Tanzania Muriba coffee beans.

25oz purple with arrowsThe new Chestnut Black Tea Latter and TeavanaTM  Cold Foam beverages which are priced at RM14 onwards and will be available at all stores starting from 22 January 2019. Furthermore, the Signature Heart merchandise is priced from RM48 onwards, while the Starbucks Cards all have minimum activation of RM30. Both these collections will be available from 1 February 2019 onwards, while the already launched Starbucks Reserve Coffee Blends are priced at RM65 onwards. Both merchandise and whole bean offerings will be available in stores while stocks last.

For more information, please visit the website at Starbucks Malaysia

Fresh Australia Summer Fruits by Village Grocer

Peaches, nectarines, apricots and plums are in the same family as the ROSE, and are a close relative to ALMONDS; all belonging to the Rosaceae family. Summer fruits may also be called “Stone Fruit” because of their pit (seed).

Malaysians are set for a delicious festive season ahead with Taste Australia kicking off it’s “Sweeter When Shared” Summer Fruits campaign which brings Australia’s freshest seasonal produce straight to our shelves.

The timing of the “Sweeter When Shared” campaign couldn’t be more ideal with the start of the New Year and Chinese New Year as well as Valentine’s Day just around the corner making it the perfect time to savour Australia’s succulent nectarines, peaches, plums and apricots with family and loved ones.

photo 3

Australian summer fruits make for a unique yet culturally significant gift for Chinese New Year with fresh fruits symbolising life and new beginnings. Meanwhile, what better way to say “I love you” this Valentine’s Day than with a basket of juicy fruits or a dessert made lovingly with these nutritious and delectable summer fruit treats.

Fruits, especially peaches are a popular gift during Chinese New Year as they symbolize the wish for a long and healthy life. With all four Australian summer fruits perfectly ripe and in season, the gift of Australian summer fruits will certainly leave a mark on family and friends as their round shape and colour are said to symbolize prosperity and bring the recipient good fortune throughout the year.

photo 2

For the healthy eaters out there, Australian summer fruits are a perfect match as a natural superfood that is low in calories and Glycemic Index helping restore energy, satisfy cravings in a healthy way, and keeping you fuller for longer. They also provide significant dietary fibre, potassium and antioxidants that encourage healthy digestion.

Attendees at the launch of the “Sweeter When Shared” Summer Fruits campaign were
treated to a special demo by Belinda Chee who showcased unique recipes incorporating
Australian summerfruits including a gift box of Summer Fruits, Summer Fruits Delight,
Pavlova with Summer Fruits that are perfect for the upcoming festivities of Chinese New
Year.

photo 9

“I love the crispness and sweet juiciness of summer stone fruits from Australia. These fruits are best enjoyed fresh, and if you have any ripened fruits just use them in a recipe or make lovely jams and compotes!”, said Belinda Chee.

Australia produces some of the best fruits in the world thanks to to its unique microclimates that intensify sweetness. Farmers also have generations of expertise, and apply strict biosecurity and food safety measures to guarantee the tastiest and safest fruit.

To see the Taste Australia campaign in action and try the flavoursome summerfruit varieties head down to participating supermarkets including Village Grocer.

“Abundance of Prosperity” Transformed Suria KLCC into Mandarin Orange Garden

What a stunning garden Suria KLCC have for this coming CNY Celebration!

img_20190123_182133

The entire mall has been transformed into a magnificent Mandarin orange garden with a theme “Abundance of Prosperity”. Besides Mandarin oranges, the red lanterns that hang around the garden signify fortune, wealth and abundance. The decoration depicts a garden in a traditional Chinese courtyard house.

Mandarin orange has a deep symbolic meaning as it sounds similar to the word “gold” in Chinese culture and it also represent good luck. Having Mandarin  oranges at home, office and shops during Chinese New Year is said to bring riches into your life and Suria KLCC would like to share these positive vibes with shoppers and visitors during this festive celebration.

“Traditionally, giving Mandarin oranges during Chinese New Year indicates a sense of good fortune and the colour of Mandarin oranges also symbolises “gold” making it significant to be presence at anywhere during the festive period. The Cantonese pronunciation of giving Mandarin oranges-Somg Kam” is the same as “giving gold”, therefore it signifies wishing prosperity upon the recipient. The Lunar New Year celebration is also about family and we appreciate the traditional values that come with it. It reminds us of our roots and family is an irreplaceable wealth. For this, Suria KLCC wants you to come home and celebrate a season full of love and warmth this CNY.” said Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, Andrew Brian at the launched of Suria KLCC‘s CNY campaign.

The auspicious CNY launched delighted mall shoppers, tourists and guests who were greeted by the God of Prosperity to welcome prosperity, longevity and happiness for 2019. The ceremony was followed by a Chinese traditional dance and a lion dance by an award-winning Kwong Ngai acrobatic Lion Dance Group. This troupe is the Overall Champion of the 2017 National Dragon and Lion Dance Championship.

Visitors also can soak up the festive atmosphere and capture the moments at various photo spots the mall has set up including outdoor at the KLCC Esplanade. Shoppers are in for a surprise to see a grand new 40ft height Basket of Mandarin oranges replica known as “Basket of Good Fortune”, welcoming shoppers and visitors.

A basket of full Mandarin oranges is an auspicious representation of wealth in all aspects of life which is an important element in CNY celebration. The replica will be displayed until 22 February 2019.

Suria KLCC also offers an array of performances-traditional dance. Lion Dance, Dragon dance and 10 Festive Drums throughout the campaign period.

Meanwhile Alamanda and Mesra Mall in Kerteh Terengganu are also running their campaign to usher in CNY and have line-up activities for shoppers.

SHOP and GET REWARDED

Suria KLCC is making shopping a more rewarding experience through partnership with Citibank this festive season. From now until 10 February, Citibank Visa card holder who spend a minimum of RM1,000 in a single receipt will receive an exclusive candy tray, a pack of “Ang Pow” packet and Suria KLCC parking tticket worth RM10.. The parking ticket is limited to first 30 Citibank customers per day.

For purchases of RM3,500 and above in a maximum of two receipts, shoppers will receive a Spring Garden restaurant dining voucher and a pack of “Ang Pow” packet. Purchase must be made on Friday,Saturday and Sunday only and its limited to first 40 shoppers per day.

Non-Citibank customer will receive similar rewards when they spend RM3,500 and above in a single receipt on Saturday and Sunday. This is limited to first 20 customers per day. Customers with minimum purchase of RM1,0000 is one receipt will receive candy tray and a pack of special “Ang Pow” packet.

COMMUNITY INITIATIVES

Community driven initiatives have always been Suria KLCC’s priority and this festive season is no exception. Suria KLCC continues to collaborate with Hospis in Malaysia in a “Speak-up-There’s an Elephant in the Room” campaign, creating awareness and seeking public support towards palliative care” programme championed by Hospis Malaysia.

Shoppers are encouraged to support the cause by contributing RM15 to the campaign and in return, they will receive a token of appreciation from Suria KLCC. There are also souvenirs by Suria KLCC to commemorate the campaign. All proceeds raised from  the fund-raising initiatives will go to Hospis Malaysia. Shoppers who interested to do their part of charity can proceed to the Concierge at Level Concourse or call 03-2382 2828 for more information.

For more activities and info at Suria KLCC Group of Malls, visit:

 

Spiced Honey & Golden Bowl by Akzonobel

As the leading global colour authority, AkzoNobel is committed in making the world a more colourful place to live.

akzonobel image 6

To that extent, Dulux – AkzoNobel’s leading decorative paint brand – has been identifying a Colour of the Year (COTY) for the past 16 years to showcase the correlation between colours and one’s everyday life. This year, Dulux’s Colour of the Year is Spiced Honey.

Its warm amber tones, Spiced Honey (also knowns as Crème Brulee 00YY 26/220) is best described as versatile, sophisticated and timeless. Depending on the palettes the colour is complemented with, Spiced Honey can induce a sense of calmness, cosiness and burst of energy, and so will give one’s household a spruce of life this Chinese New Year.

The home is an integral element of the celebration as families reunite under one roof, and a fresh coat of paint will signify new beginnings and a fresh outlook for the new Lunar year ahead.

akzonobel image 2

Indra Laban, General Manager, Decorative Paints, Malaysia, said:

“Our theme for Dulux’s Colour of the Year in 2019 is ‘Letting the Light in,’ so we truly hope that we continue to make a difference in the lives of Malaysians, not only during this auspicious time, but for many generations to come. We are looking forward to what 2019 has in hold for us and are optimistic that Dulux, our leading decorative paints brand, will help brighten up many homes in Malaysia.”

While on the subject of auspicious matters, Master Kenny Hoo, founder of Good Feng Shui, explained that Feng Shui offers a variety of easy and practical tips to improve life. One such way is to use the right colours in a home – by painting a certain wall with a certain colour, good fortune can be amplified while harmful elements can be negated.

Feng Shui opens oneself to a unique way of looking inwards and at their surroundings. It can bring balance, comfort and harmony into an environment. This Chinese New Year, make use of Feng Shui and Spiced Honey to re-energise your homes and create a sense of balance and serenity,” said Master Kenny Hoo.

Spiced Honey can be complemented with four different colour palettes, each with its own name. ‘A Space To Think’ adds sophistication to a room; ‘A Space To Dream’ adds warmth and encourages rest and reflection; ‘A Space To Love’ can be used to make everyone feel at home; and ‘A Space To Act’ adds energy to boost productivity. The colours used in these palettes can be found at Dulux Website

Usher Good Qi into Your Home This 2019 with Dulux Golden Bowls

In Chinese culture, a golden rice bowl signifies good livelihood and success. This Chinese New Year season, expect to receive your very own Dulux Golden Bowl with every purchase of two cans of 5 Litre Dulux paints or one can of 18 Litre, courtesy of Dulux!* By incorporating Dulux Colour of the Year for 2019 Spiced Honey into the bowls, this makes it the perfect accompaniment in any home.

Dulux has over 2,000 colours available for you to discover how you can let the light in and transform your home.

For more information on the Colour of the Year 2019, visit :

KITKAT unveils the New 4th Chocolate in the World, RUBY Chocolate!!

“Dark Chocolate, Milk Chocolate, White Chocolate and Now, RUBY Chocolate! The pink chocolate that is all natural and organic”

KITKAT fans and chocolate lovers can now indulge in all-new treat with the arrival of KITKAT RUBY in Malaysia, which was unveiled as the brand’s newest chocolate variant at the KITKAT Chocolatory in Mid Valley.

Featuring the iconic four-finger wafer bar, KITKAT Ruby is sure to stand out with the distinctive pink hue of its premium Ruby chocolate. As the world’s first new chocolate variant to be created in eighty (80) years following dark, milk and white chocolate, the Ruby chocolate was developed completely without flavouring, colouring additives or genetic modification. KITKAT was the first to use the Ruby chocolate sensation worldwide, which was made by Swiss chocolate and cocoa processor Barry Callebaut from specially-selected Ruby cocoa beans found in a major cocoa-growing regions including the Ivory Coast, Ecuador and Brazil.

img_20190122_132524

Mr. Sachin Goel* said “They are thrilled to be bringing KITKAT Ruby to Malaysian shores! This marks the first country in Southeast Asia where KITKAT is introducing this incredible new chocolate sensation. The process involved in making Ruby chocolate is one-of-a-kind, unlocking the colour and flavour that are already naturally present in the Ruby cocoa bean. KITKAT has always epitomised the perfect break and with the Ruby chocolate’s naturally derived intense fruity flavour and lusciously smooth texture, our consumers are sure to enjoy the KITKAT Ruby.”

The launch of KITKAT Ruby took place at the opening of the new KITKAT Chocolatory Store in Mid Valley, Kuala Lumpur. First opened to the consumers in 2016, the KITKAT Chocolatory offers consumers the chance to create their own customised KITKAT from over 10,000 different combinations of hand-made chocolate and toppings to personalised packaging designs. The new KITKAT Chocolatory Store now also features and open kitchen concept, where consumers are able to witness the creation process of their customised KITKAT products, or try their hand at creating their own KITKAT.

kitkat chocolatory

Chef Andy Van den Broeck, Senior Technical Advisor, Product Development of Barry Callebaut in Asia Pacific, was present at the launch. With his deep expertise in the chocolate-making process, the creative Belgian chef captivated the crowd with a fascinating demonstration of Ruby chocolate pralines with saffron-infused white chocolate ganache filling, showing the step-by-step process of tempering, shell moulding, filling, closing and de-moulding.

To the rest of you who wants to experience and be creative in creating your own customised KITKAT chocolate, do visit:

  • KITKAT Chocolatory Store, Lot F048, Level 1, Mid Valley Megamall or,

You can go online at:

  • Lazada
  • Shopee
  • 11Street

To find out more about KITKAT and the Chocolatory, please click KITKAT and the Chocolatory

*Mr. Sachin Goel, Business Executive Officer for Confectionery Business Unit (ASEAN Markets), Nestle Malaysia.

Celebrate Your Prosperous Reunion Dinner at Sunway Putra Hotel

Sunway Putra Hotel Kuala Lumpur brings another exciting food promotion in conjunction to celebrate the Chinese New Year festive season. Amazing buffet serve at Coffee House are specially created by Executive Chef Rossham Rosli. There will be varieties of food prepared specially for the festival. More than ten (10) menus are prepared for Appetizer, Soup & Salad, Main Course & Dessert.

img20190109125133

Here are some of the menus for the Chinese New Year Buffet Dinner.

Appetizers

  • Chicken BBQ on Platter
  • Seafood on Ice (Oysters, Green Mussels served with Lemon Wedges and Tabasco)
  • Mini Octopus Salad
  • Hot and Sour Szechuan with Crabmeat Soup
  • Double Boiled Chicken Soup with Ginseng
  • etc …

Main Course

  • Seafood BBQ (Tiger Prawns, Squid Head and Small Herring Fish with Green Chilli Dipping, Red Chilli Dipping, hai Sauce and Sriracha Sauce)
  • Assorted Maki Sushi (Cucumber, Tuna, Tamago)
  • Pan-Seared Chicken with Mushroom Ragout Sauce
  • Chinese Black Pepper Beef
  • Stir-Fried Hong Kong Nai Pak with Garlic
  • etc …

Dessert

  • Green Tea Red Bean Chocolate Cake
  • Mango and Sago Creme Brulee
  • Red Dragon Fruits Layer Cake
  • Coconut Lemon Velvet
  • Ginger Chocolate Cheese Cake
  • etc …

img20190109133840

Here are details for the Dinner Buffet at Sunway Putra Hotel Kuala Lumpur;

  • Venue: Coffee House, Level 9.
  • Date: 4th and 5th February 2019, 6.00 pm to 10.30 pm
  • Price: MYR 118 nett per adult, MYR 68 nett for children aged 7-12 years old. Children aged 6 years old and below eat for free.

img20190109124933

Any inquiries and reservations, please contact:

  • +603 4040 9888
  • email: spkl.ch@sunwayhotels.com