Take a stroll around Sunway Pyramid’s majestic Concourse which is decked up with cherry blossom trees and a towering golden dragon, dominating the mountain landscape. With its red gleaming eyes, the golden dragon stands 30ft in height and emits smoke via its nostrils at certain hours of the day. You can also take pictures of a waterfall and throw coins into the Pond of Fortune for charity. Catch dragon dance and other performances at the Concourse area. You can also meet Leo the Lion in his God of Fortune costume giving out free fortune cookies. For details, call 03-7494 3100 or visit www.sunwaypyramid.com.
Painter and academician Suzlee Ibrahim is having a solo exhibition titled Kingdom this weekend. His 14th solo exhibition that is being displayed at the Pinkguy Art Gallery will appeal to the visitors and art lovers from all walks of life. The gallery is located at the Ground Floor of Marc Service Residence at Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur and opens from 10am to 6pm. For details, contact 03-2166 2166 or visit www.pinkguy.com.my
Food of fortune
The Flavours magazine will be organising a cooking workshop with palm oil on Jan 14, 1.30pm at D’umami Station, Jln Kuchai Lama, off Jln Kelang Lama, KL. Culinary teacher and cookbook author Amy Beh will share some of her favourite Chinese New Year recipes. Flavours subscribers enjoy the special price of RM70 and its RM100 for non-subscribers. Participants will also receive a free goodie bag during the event. For details, call 03-7967 1388 ext 1233/1168.
The Institute of Tao Studies Malaysia will be organising a Chinese New Year talk to give participants an insight about the Year of the Dragon. The half-day session will be held on Jan 15, 2pm at 31-1, Jalan Desa, Taman Desa, Off Jalan Kelang Lama, KL. For details, call 03-7983 0388 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Be mesmerised by the calligraphy works of Feng Junhu at his solo today and tomorrow at the Ground floor, Soka exhibition hall, Wisma Kebudayaan SGM at Jalan Bukit Bintang, KL. Feng had won prestigious awards in various exhibitions in China and other contries. The exhibition will showcase Feng’s many years of research on calligraphy. Opening hours are from 11am to 6pm. Admission is free.
Universiti Malaya is organising a free talk entitled ‘Fertility after
Cancer Treatment– What’s in the Horizon?’ by Dr Ying C. Cheong on Saturday. Mothers who have undergone or now undergoing cancer treatment are encouraged to attend. For details, call 03-7949 4422.
Come see flights of fiery red and pink flamingos bring luck to usher in the Chinese New Year this weekend at i-City, Shah Alam. The flamingos light up at night as they ‘take flight’ to the skies. Using state-of-the-art technology, the synchronisation of lights movement simulates a flight of flamingos around i-City as part of its latest LED attractions this Chinese New Year to welcome visitors with good luck.
This Lunar New Year, Berjaya Times Square invites you to take a leisurely stroll under the country’s ‘Biggest Blossom Tree Replica’ at its main concourse area. The replica which stands erect at 50.46 ft and holds 398,998 exquisite blooming blossoms. It is dubbed the Biggest Blossom Tree Replica by the Malaysia Book of Records. There will be interesting activities such as New Year musical, Northern lion dance, God of Prosperity walkabout and Chinese cultural dance this weekend.