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Joyful Aidilfitri

The holy month of Ramadan is coming to an end and Hari Raya Aidilfitri is just around the corner. For those who haven’t done their shopping, let’s see what the shopping malls in town have in store for everyone!

Suria KLCC

Themed “Rekindle The Bonds of Traditions”, Suria KLCC, KL’s premier shopping centre celebrates Hari Raya Aidilfitri with decorations recreating the festival of lights ambience of Malam Tujuh Likur and showcasing the rich cultures of Malay architecture from 14 May until 9 June 2019. The main centrepiece will have a pentagon-shaped porte-cochere inspired by Jahar Palace in Kota Bharu, Kelantan and surrounded by traditional yesteryear-designed shops. A beautiful mini garden with life-sized flowers and colourful painted lamps to create the festival of lights ambience, is set to mesmerise shoppers and visitors alike while traditional Malay fretwork and Islamic geometry patterns give the structures the perfect finishing.

Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s premier shopping destination, unveiled its festive celebrations ‘The Beauty of Raya’ inspired by the iconic ketupat, woven through splendid decorations and experiences. The ketupat, a symbol of Malaysian unity and the spirit of Hari Raya, is a beautiful representation of inclusiveness, coming together to share and celebrate Hari Raya together. Feast on diverse buka puasa selections, indulge in seasonal shopping and return to the heritage of weaving ketupat, illuminated by joy and with charity at heart, from now until 13 June.

Sunway Malls

 

Sunway Malls reunited to celebrate the coming Aidilfitri with a stunning and magnificent flora-inspired campaign called Bunga-Bunga Raya. With the festive season coming to full swing, each Sunway mall is decked out in different species of flowers.

Each mall has their take on this year’s festivities with the unifying theme of celebrating the flowers of Malaysia; Hibiscus, Bougainvillea, Orchids, Geranium, Morning Glory and Jasmine.  Aside from being aesthetically pleasing, each flower has a symbolic meaning such as togetherness, celebration, forgiveness, hope, new beginnings and purity respectively.

Sunway Pyramid

Known as the “celebratory flower” in Malay, the hibiscus will be the central theme for Sunway Pyramid this Raya from now until 9 June. The mall is decorated in floral arrangements where shoppers can immerse in a journey through the unique indoor garden with five different activities, each representing a petal of a bunga raya.

Sunway Velocity Mall

Sunway Velocity Mall is elegantly embellished with bougainvillea flowers, which symbolise celebration, passion, and liveliness. Each new bloom is seen as a sign of fresh beginning as Muslims celebrate the end of Ramadan.  The mall is transformed into suburban wonderland and furnished with a magnificent kampung house that is adorned with a giant colourful bougainvillea flowers to brighten the Raya celebration.

Large traditional Malay Pelita glistening from the ceiling, draped with lights and bougainvillea flowers, brought light to the festive and elevated the mall’s atmosphere.

Sunway Putra Mall

At Sunway Putra Mall, a visit to the mall will leave patrons mesmerised as the Main Concourse is festooned with Orchid blossoms which universally symbolizes love, beauty and forgiveness. Happening from 3 May – 16 June 2019, the mall is transformed into blossoming Orchid garden with larger than life birdcages placed around the fountain features in a garden setting, providing a picturesque backdrop for patrons. Visitors can take a stroll in the garden, feast their eyes on the green landscape, and enjoy the fragrance of flowers and birds chirping along the pathway. A complimentary photo booth area is available throughout the period for public to take as many pictures as they wish.

Sunway Carnival Mall

Celebrating the theme “Bunga-Bunga Raya” this year, Sunway Carnival Mall’s upper ground concourse is decked with gorgeous voluminous geranium flowers and greeneries to enhance the festive mood that resemble ones ‘kampung halaman’. Each Geranium bloom is seen as a sign of new, fresher beginning or hope as our fellow Muslim friends celebrate the Ramadan.

IOI City Mall

This year IOI City Mall features beautiful structures and elements of different countries in celebration of Eid by bringing in “Eid Celebration Around the World”. Its theme says it all, offering culture, art, delicacies by enjoying the simplicities of Ramadhan with families and friends from different cultures and ethnicity of the world. This Eid celebration has begun from 25 April and will last all the way through to 9 June 2019. “Eid Celebration Around the World” will see a host of spectacular activities to catch your attention at every turn throughout the mall.

1Utama Shopping Centre

Themed “Sulaman Kasih”, weave yourselves a great time this Hari Raya from 15 May to 9 June at lower ground oval, 1Utama Shopping Centre. Spread the festive and come together with your friends and family to celebrate togetherness at the contemporary “weaving bamboo-themed” decoration. Mark your calendars for a line-up of colorful performances and fun-filled workshops and activities. Go Raya shopping and be rewarded with exclusive gift redemption and so much more to do and see!

Avenue K

Celebrate a light-hearted and  blessed Hari Raya Aidilfitri from 10 May to 9 June 2019 at Avenue K. Inspired by Islamic geometric patterns, the theme ‘Radiance of Eid’ at Avenue K shines brightly in bold geometric-shaped structures adorned by bouquets of beautiful tropical blooms. Marvel at a dazzling centre stage of lights, colour, and patterns framed by a mosaic floor of geometric designs and colourful palm trees that create a truly magnificent work of art.

Da Men Mall

Da Men delights the community and shoppers with an unforgettable festive celebration and unique decorations inspired by the beauty of Malaysian woven bag craft and an exclusive partnership with homegrown comic characters Pocotee Friends. Discover “Indahnya Raya” from 20 May till 9 June, where the alluring charm of traditional woven Bag Anyaman takes centre stage, harmoniously crafted to tell an intriguing story. The addition, adorable and beloved characters Pocotee Friends lend a friendly yet mischievous ambience to the mall. Bring the whole family to enjoy plenty of dance, music and entertaining performances too.

Intermark Mall

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Rejoice this Raya with tradition of batik, as Intermark Mall presents a slice of Malaysian textile heritage to shoppers and visitors from 20 May till 9 June 2019. Immerse yourself in an “En’chanting Raya’” with festive décor featuring vibrant batik motifs whilst you shop for seasonal favourites.

*This article provides information only and may be subject to change at any time without notice.

 

 

 

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Hari Raya Puasa (Hari Raya Aidilfitri)

The Muslim village in Malaysia and all over a universe applaud Hari Raya Aidilfitri, or also famous as Hari Raya Puasa, to interpretation a Ramadan holy month of fasting. Hari Raya Aidilfitri is regarded as a happy jubilee as it outlines a person’s delight and success on fortify and self-resistance that symbolizes excellence and rebirth.

It is required for Muslims to quick during a month of Ramadan, where they have to say their self-resistance in gratifying their simple needs and urges between morning compartment sunset. They refrain from food and drinks, as good as from smoking and passionate relations. It is also critical that they keep their minds pristine and not bay any ill thoughts or intentions during this holy month.

The fasting doesn’t deter a celebrants from creation preparations to acquire Hari Raya Aidilfitri. The fad builds adult approach before a initial day, where families start to emporium for new clothes, delicacies and goodies and allow their home with new seat and emblem weeks. Brightly-colored lights, in a common hues of green, yellow and gold, can be seen adorning a mosques and a offices of supervision agencies.

When a new moon is seen on a dusk of a final day of Ramadan, a fasting duration comes to an end. Such sightings are done by eremite officials during several hilltops via a nation and when a crescent moon is seen, a following day outlines a initial day of Hari Raya Aidilfitri.

On a morning of Hari Raya, a group perform prayers during a mosque while children ask for redemption from their parents. The tiny ones will also be given ‘duit raya’ or gifts of income in tiny immature packets. While a initial 3 days of Hari Raya are customarily indifferent for throwing adult with a family, many families reason open houses via a month where friends and neighbors of other races are invited to share conversation, delight and a accumulation of cookies, candy and normal delicacies.

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Ketupat is one of a must-haves during Hari Raya. It is served together with beef rending (beef baked with coconut divert and malay spices) together with satay (skewered grilled meat). Other tasty delicates are such as lemang (glutinous rice baked in bamboo tubes), serunding (dry coconut boiled with chilli) and curry chicken.

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In Malaysia, a initial dual days are regarded as open holidays though many will take a week off for this celebration. Those operative in a cities will lapse to their hometowns (balik kampung) and reunite with their parents, kin and aged friends in a jubilee of Hari Raya Aidilfitri, withdrawal a cities still and dull during a gratifying deteriorate (usually there are really good airline deals in a weeks/months before a Balik Kampung period). Although a cities start to be populated again during a finish of a week, a jubilee doesn’t finish there as one month of Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations follow a month of fasting. People continue visiting any other’s homes and throwing open houses until a festivities approaches a finish 30 days later. It isn’t mostly that festivities final for a month long, so take a event to locate adult with friends and family while indulging in a several delicacies!

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Hari Raya Aidil Fitri

 

After fasting from emergence to eve for a month, Hari Raya Aidilfitri is a day that signifies feat for Muslims everywhere.

On this special day, Muslims attend special morning prayers in mosques and revisit a cemeteries of their desired ones.

Decked in their normal finery, friends and family from nearby and distant come together to applaud this joyous occasion. There will be lots of juicy delicacies to make a jubilee memorable!

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