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Saturday February 9, 2013

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CARNIVAL AT CHIN SWEE

Chin Swee - Chinese New Year carnival 2013 with many exciting activities will be happening from tomorrow to Feb 17 such as Lion dance performance and variety shows, Chinese New Year calligraphy writting, fun activities, food, merchandize bazaar and more. Event starts at 10am to 8pm at Sky Terrace (Level 13S), Chin Swee Cave Temple. Join the Chin Swee Deity’s birthday where Temple’s prayer Hall at 7th Floor will be opened 24 hours from Feb 14 to 15, starts at 7pm. Free shuttle bus and van services from 9am-9pm or Awana Skyway between 10am-8pm. For details, call 03-271 81118.

BLOOD DONATION

A blood donation campaign will be held today and tomorrow to help replenish supplies of the Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan (HTAA), Kuantan. The campaign starts at 10am at the Atrium II of Kuantan Parade shopping complex. Be a hero for a day in your community, come and support the event. A LOOK AT PAHNG SILK

At Pahang Silk Weaving Centre, located in the quiet Cultural Village at Pulau Keladi in Pekan, Pahang visitors can expect to see how Pahang silk is handwoven. These are also four buildings clustered in the compound built in traditional local Malay style, all wooden walls, stilts and peaked gables. The buildings comprise that of Tun Abdul Razak Memorial Hall, dedicated to the memory of Malaysia’s second Prime Minister and a house where he was born. The cultural village is open daily and admission is free.

FISHING COMPETITION

Calling all fishing enthusiasts who want to show their skills in a fishing competition at the Tasik Taman Bandar Indera Mahkota in Kuantan, Pahang tomorrow from 9am-1pm. Fee is RM100 per rod. The first winner will receive a cash prize of RM50,000. Anglers stand to win lucky draws RM1,000 for five winners and a brand new Perodua Viva car. Anglers are also advised to register early as complimentary

t-shirts will be given away to the first 500 early birds. For details, call Faizal 019-982 8969, Abang Mat Buah 019-946 2777 or Zaidi 013-973 7029.

ACROBATIC SHOW

All are welcome to watch the China Acrobatic show today at the Atrium I of Kuantan Parade shopping complex at 2pm. Admission is free.

SERENE NATURE

About 25 km from Kuantan is the Sungai Pandan Waterfalls. Spanning 11 hectares, it is easily accessible by main road and a 10-km stretch of paved road. The waterfalls is about 100 metres high and consist of a series of cascading rapids, culminating in a large sparkling pool, excellent for revitalizing the senses after a dip. Enjoy the serenity of nature under the shade of tropical foliage.

LOVE ON THE HILL

Let your love flow with an enchanting Valentine’s Day Special at the Comar Tropicale, first French themed resort at Bukit Tinggi, Bentong in Pahang. Romantic Dinner package is priced at RM238++ per couple while Romantic Dine and Stay package will be RM468++ per couple. The resort also welcome visitors to join them as they usher the Chinese New Year with a spectacular display of fire crakers and most exciting lion dance on Feb 17 (Sun) at 11.30am. For reservations and further details, call to 09-221 3666. YOU AND I

For Valentine’s Day dinner, the M. S. Garden Hotel Kuantan is proud to bring you their special four-course set dinner for two at the Penthouse (12th Floor). The priced is RM380++ per couple includes live instrumental music, flowers, chocolate and a gift. For more information and reservations, call 603-511 8888.

SEAFOOD FOR ALL

Diners at the Happy Valley Seafood Restaurant of Theme Park Hotel, Genting will get to savour the festive dishes during lunch and dinner from Feb 9 to 24. The eight selections of Chinese New Year sets (per table of 10 persons) range from RM588++, RM688++ and RM888++. Contact Makan-makan @ GENTING for more information and reservations, call 603-6101 1118. (www.genting.com.my) GRILL FOR LOVEBIRDS

Treat your loved ones for Romantic Valentine’s set dinner at the Zen Bar and Grill from 7pm to 10.30pm, RM388 per couple with special drinks, live perfomance and lucky draw (special room rate for dine in guest). Buffet dinner available at The Dining Room from 7pm to 10.30pm where per adult is priced 102nett and per child or senior citizen is priced RM51nett. Diners get a chance to win a night stay at The Executive Suite. For reservations, call 09-565 9595.

BY THE SEA

Enjoy the breeze blowing from the South China Sea while tucking in mee soup or laksa Penang at first stall opposite the IKIP College, Taman Gelora. (nearest to roadside) Rostam Desoup, serves mix mee soup for RM3. Opens from 12noon until 7pm.

LAVISH MENUS        FOR CNY

To celebrate the Year of the Snake, Mega View Hotel Kuantan is offering a choice of three lavish menus (for a table of 10) to choose from and available until Feb 25. For more information and reservations, call to 09-517 1888, 012-908 8861 (www.megaviewhotel.com)

FOOD FOR PROSPERITY (doc68l95h5af0lhet0ilf4)

Stir up wealth and good fortune to a delightful Chinese feast while ushering in the year of the Snake at the Shahzan Inn Kuantan in Kuantan where they are offering the Yee Sang, Chinese Mini Set and Chinese Course. Shahzan special room promotion from RM100 ++ per room either single or double occupancy inclusive of buffet breakfast. For reservations or enquiries, call 09-513 6688.

(www.shahzaninn.com)

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