CNY decor at Level 1, SkyAvenue
Looking for the best venue to usher in the Chinese
New Year? Look no further. At Resorts World Genting, there is a whole
host of festivities lined up to celebrate the auspicious Year of the Dog this
Chinese New Year. Visitors can look forward to joining in on the free-to-public
and family fun events that are set to add excitement to the festive holidays.
CNY decor at the
Garden Courtyard, Level 1, SkyAvenue
CNY decor at Level 3, SkyAvenue
highlight is a never seen before attraction and the first “Dog Dance” show in
the world titled ‘The Prosperity of 9’. Lion dances are typically seen but
exclusively for the Year of the Dog is a show with dog lookalike costumes for a
show of comedy and action with a storyline in the theme of the Chinese New
Year. The nine dog mascots will include a Husky, a Rottweiler, a German
Shepherd, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, a Doberman, a St. Bernard, an Akita
Nu, a Samoyed and a Chow Chow to add some furry fun to the events. There will also be many other characters
joining the show such as the humorous Choy San Yeh or God of Prosperity.
also be a parade featuring all nine dog mascots featuring Resort World
Genting’s own spin on Sam Hui’s famous Money, Money, Money song. Visitors can
try to catch the lyrics related to the nine dogs and the baccarat card game.
The parade will be sure to amuse the crowd with additional mascots such as the
King Card and the number 9 card with a design featuring all the dogs along for
the parade. The show and parade for ‘The Prosperity of 9’ will be running from
14 February to 4 March at hotel lobbies around the resort and the SkyAvenue
Choy San Yeh, Lion Dances and Firecrackers
will be in full swing with Choy San Yeh and ‘blossom fairies’ parading around
the resort as well. Eight gorgeous and graceful fairies named after different
flowers including Azalea, Camelia and Peony will join along the parade at
SkyAvenue from 14 February to 4 March.
Lion dance performances are traditionally held
during the New Year as it is believed that this special performance will bring
in luck and drive away any negative energy. Make sure to
catch the award winning Kwong Ngai Lion Dance show as they usher in the new
year with eight golden lions and various stunts and acrobatics at Level 2 of
SkyAvenue and the SkySymphony stage from 14 February to 4 March. A lion dance
will also parade through the resort on the second day of Chinese New Year, 17
February by another internationally acclaimed Lion Dance winner and performer,
Kun Seng Keng Lion & Dragon Dance Association for a special show.
will be lighted on the 15 February to mark the first day of the New Year, 23
February in celebration of Tien Kong (Sky God) and March 2, Chap Goh Mei (last
day of Chinese Year Celebration) at the Lakeside at SkyAvenue. So be sure you don’t miss out the fun!
SkySymphony’s Chinese New Year ‘Zodiac’ show
SkySymphony, known as the ‘Theatre of Lights and
Sound’ at SkyAvenue mall is a free state-of-the-art fantastic feature at the SkyAvenue mall where 1,001
winch balls synchronise and move to form different shapes that come alive to
tell a story. To mark the start of the Lunar New Year, Zodiac is a unique attraction that is
a must-watch for visitors coming up to Resorts World Genting. This show
specially produced for the occasion combines a rich history of Chinese art and
astrology featuring the five elements Fire, Earth, Metal, Water and Wood
alongside the 12 animals from the Chinese Zodiac. Visitors can catch the SkySymphony Chinese
New Year show airing for a limited time from 20 January to 4 March on an hourly
Food, glorious food
Resort World Genting’s Prosperity Yee Sang
Visitors will not only be entertained by the host of
activities lined up but they can also indulge in traditional Chinese New Year
all-time favourites at the many dining outlets spread throughout the resort as
well. A tradition that must not be missed is the tossing of Yee Sang that
symbolises prosperity and good luck for the Lunar Year. There are various
scrumptious types of Yee Sang to choose from including Wan Yee Yee Sang,
Jellyfish Yee Sang, Salmon Yee Sang, Japanese Tuna Yee Sang, Abalone Yee Sang, Black
Caviar & Salmon Yee Sang, Abalone & Salmon Yee Sang and a luxurious
Boston Lobster Yee Sang. These dishes can be found at Genting Palace, Seasons,
Imperial Rama, Good Friends Restaurant, Ming Ren, e18theen Inspired Dining and
Resorts Seafood Steamboat from 1 February to 2 March.
Pineapple tarts that are made fresh daily are also a
pride of Resorts World Genting. Each fresh pineapple tart is bursting with the
sweetness of pineapple and chewy goodness of the filling that will melt in your
mouth. Its the perfect snack to serve guests during house visiting, these
treats may be purchased at kiosks located at Genting Palace, Good Friends
Restaurant, Terminal 2, First World Hotel Tower 3 Lobby, and Malaysian Food
Street at SkyAvenue as well as Awana SkyCentral.
Prosperity bags filled with seafood paste
Set menus prepared specially for the season should
not be missed with bountiful offerings available at the various dining options.
For a memorable reunion dinner with the family, visitors may choose from one of
the many renowned dining outlets including Genting Palace, Imperial Rama, Ming
Ren, Good Friends Restaurant and Rajawali Coffee House for one of their set
menus. An assortment of traditional Chinese New Year dishes will be also be
available alongside live action stalls serving festive fare at the Chinese New
Year buffet at Coffee Terrace and Rajawali Coffee House on 16 and 17 February.
From 16 February to 2 March, Food Factory will be
offering a variety of Chinese New Year specialties alongside Western favourites
where visitors can eat their fill and enjoy a splendid meal. At Rajawali Coffee
House, a selection of Chinese New Year offerings include Hainan inspired
braised lamb and Salted Crab in Kam Heong sauce for their buffet lunch and
dinner where visitors can dine overlooking the lush greenery of the golf
variety of things to eat, shop and see, visitors will never have a dull moment
this festive period. Those who want to sit back and relax for a night of
entertainment can catch one of the many concerts hosted by Resorts World
Genting. Starting off the performances on 15 February is Tsai Chin, beloved
Taiwanese diva rendering classic songs and celebratory numbers with her concert
‘Tsai Chin Chinese New Year Eve Live in Genting. Next up, ‘Wan Jing- Best of
Teresa Teng’ will bring back fond memories of the legendary songstress with a
sweet voice on 17-19 February and 23-25 February. Wan Jing gained prominence
after emerging as winner of both the 2008 Teresa Teng Singing competition and
2010 Fall in Love with Teresa Teng Musical.
veterans Francis Yip, Elisa Chan and Maria Cordero will perform on 24 February
during the ‘3 Asian Divas Live in Genting 2018’ tour as they return to wow the
crowd with classic pop songs from the 80s and 90s. On 3 March, catch the ‘Best
of Su Rey and Lee Yi Jun’; Hailing from Taiwan, Su Rey is popular Chinese Pop
Singer known for her hit song ‘The Same Moonlight’. Lee Yi Jun is a familiar
voice frequently heard of television dramas, with over 30 albums released in
Mandarin and Hokkien so far. Fans of TVB will recognise and eagerly anticipate
‘Lo Ka Leung Live in Concert 2018’. The Hong Kong actor and singer who is also
known as Gallen Lo is loved for his charismatic charm. He has starred in
numerous prime time television series and has eight albums under his belt.
Visitors, especially children can also look
forward to a whole world of fun at level four of SkyAvenue. At Jungle Gym,
children will have a great time as they engage in free play whilst developing
their sensory skills. There is also the Alive Museum, an optical illusion theme
park that is every social media enthusiast’s dream. Those looking to indulge in
some self-pampering can visit Healing Touch after a long day of enjoyment.
There are also stalls selling toys, bags, trinkets and snacks.
Just opened is also the Zombie Outbreaks to
provide visitors with some thrills and screams as well as the Jurassic Research
Centre to see mysterious creatures which used to roam the earth millions of
years ago. A great place to get up and close with dinosaurs, this amazing
experience will educate children and adults alike about with hands-on
The best way to take a trip to the top of Resorts
World Genting, 6000 feet above sea level is by the Awana Skyway cable car
system. It is not just any transport system; it is in itself a tourist attraction
and a technological marvel. It has a top speed of six meters per second, and is
able to transport 3,600 passengers one way every hour. Awana
Skyway will see operation hours extended this festive season from 7.00am to
1.00am from 15th to 25th February. Alternatively,
visitors may take the Genting Skyway from 16th to 25th
February from 7.00am to 1.00am.
The impressive celebrations may be enjoyed by people
of all backgrounds and promises to be a benchmark for celebrations for future
years to come at Resorts World Genting.
For more information, call +603 2718 1118 or visit www.rwgenting.com
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