A moonlight cel­e­bra­tion

The Star Malaysia - Star2 - - MID- AUTUMN FESTIVAL -

MID- Au­tumn Fes­ti­val is an an­nual Chi­nese tra­di­tional fes­ti­val cel­e­brated on the 15th day of the eighth month in the Chi­nese cal­en­dar. Dur­ing this fes­ti­val, fam­ily and friends gather to re­joice and give thanks for a har­mo­nious life un­der a beau­ti­ful full moon.

The Mid- Au­tumn Fes­ti­val falls dur­ing the au­tumn equinox when the moon is at its bright­est and round­est. Com­mem­o­rat­ing this age- old cus­tom, Atria Shop­ping Gallery ( Atria) is dec­o­rated with colour­ful lanterns, while var­i­ous per­for­mances, fam­ily ac­tiv­i­ties and a Mid- Au­tumn bazaar are lined up to cher­ish our her­itage and keep our tra­di­tion alive. This is on­go­ing un­til Sept 15.

Themed Moonlight Cel­e­bra­tion, Atria is hav­ing a beau­ti­fully dec­o­rated Mid- Au­tumn Bazaar at Cen­tre Court, Con­course Floor, while the com­mon area of the same floor is dec­o­rated with many colour­ful lanterns to cre­ate a fes­tive am­bi­ence for shop­pers.

Shop­pers can in­dulge in a wide and ex­quis­ite se­lec­tion of moon­cakes and el­e­gant Mid- Au­tumn gifts for fam­ily, friends and busi­ness part­ners at the Atria MidAu­tumn Bazaar.

Pa­trons can find va­ri­eties of moon­cakes rang­ing from the tra­di­tional lo­tus seed paste and egg yolk to mod­ern moon­cakes filled with choco­late and cham­pagne truf­fle at Atria. Th­ese yummy de­lights are avail­able at moon­cake ven­dor out­lets, which in­clude Baker’s Cot­tage, Oversea, Swiss- Gar­den Ho­tel Kuala Lumpur, Pur­ple Cane and oth­ers.

The fun doesn’t stop there. Pa­trons shop­ping at Atria stand a chance to be re­warded with shop­ping vouch­ers worth over RM10,000.

Shop­pers who spend RM100 and above in a max­i­mum of two same­day re­ceipts, on­go­ing un­til Sept 15, is en­ti­tled to redeem a Ying Ker Lou Hakka Cui­sine Restau­rant voucher worth RM10 or Mid- Au­tumn Bazaar voucher worth RM5. Re­demp­tions can be made at the Concierge Counter, Con­course Floor, while stocks last.

This re­demp­tion is not valid for pur­chases made at the Money Changer. Other terms and con­di­tions ap­ply.

The main high­light of the cam­paign is the Fam­ily Lan­ternMak­ing Com­pe­ti­tion, which will be held at Cen­tre Court, Con­course Floor, on Sept 4 at 12.30pm.

The fam­ily event, held to cul­ti­vate fam­ily val­ues, is open to the pub­lic of all ages for fam­i­lies with a min­i­mum num­ber of two up to a max­i­mum of four mem­bers.

Shop­pers who are in­ter­ested to par­tic­i­pate are wel­comed to reg­is­ter at the Concierge Counter lo­cated at the Con­course Floor be­fore the event.

“The fam­ily lan­tern mak­ing con­test is crafted to pro­mote the spirit of fam­ily bond­ing. We be­lieve that this will be fun for fam­i­lies. We are look­ing for­ward to wel­com­ing ev­ery­one to Atria for this ac­tiv­ity and cel­e­brat­ing the Mid- Au­tumn Fes­ti­val with us,” said Atria Shop­ping Gallery, se­nior mar­ket­ing man­ager Koay Poay Shin.

There will also be a Clay Moon­cake and Lan­tern Work­shop tak­ing place on Sept 3, 4, 10 and 11 from 3pm to 6pm; while a Bon­sai Work­shop will be held on Sept 3, 4, 10, 11 and 15 from 1pm to 3pm at the Cen­tre Court, Con­course Floor. There will also be Moon Fairy Walk­a­bouts on Sept 3, 4 and 15.

For more de­tails and other pro­mo­tions in Atria Shop­ping Gallery, con­tact the Concierge As­sis­tants at 03- 7733 5156 or visit www. atria. com. my or www. face­book. com/ atri­adj.

Find moon­cakes rang­ing from the tra­di­tional lo­tus seed paste to mod­ern moon­cakes filled with choco­late and cham­pagne truf­fle at Atria.

Shop­pers can in­dulge in a wide and ex­quis­ite se­lec­tion of moon­cakes and el­e­gant mid- Au­tumn gifts at the Atria mid- Au­tumn Bazaar.

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