KUCHING: Exciting promotions will be carried out at Crown Square shopping centre in Jalan Pending in connection with the coming Chinese New Year (CNY) and Valentine’s Day.
Crown Square management representative Tay Kien Hong said there will be a special New Year bazaar from Jan 29 to Feb 12 (11am to 9pm daily).
There will be 20 rent-free stalls on the ground floor where members can participate in sales.
“The stalls will have on offer Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day items like cookies, CNY decorations, hampers, gifts, flowers, ‘bak kua’ and so on,” said Tay.
Crown Square will also hold a calligraphy contest on Jan 30 — one at 10am and the other at 3pm.
These will be held on the second floor.
There are two categories — one for seven-to-nine-year-old children, and the other for those from 10 to 12 year old.
The deadline for registration is Jan 27.
The top winner will receive a RM150 Crown Square cash voucher.
The first runner-up will get a RM100 cash voucher, while the second runner-up will be given a RM50 cash voucher.
There are 10 consolation prizes of RM20 each.
‘Valentine Chocolate Design Competition’ to be held at 2.30pm on Jan 31 on the second floor requires the contestants to join in pairs.
The deadline is Jan 27.
A cash voucher worth RM300 will be given to the champion.
A flower art design competition at 3pm on Feb 6 on the second floor is open for registration until Feb 3.
The most favoured prize will be voted by the audience and voters will have chances to win five lucky draw hampers worth RM20.
All participants are required to bring their own materials and flowers.
The champion will receive a cash voucher of RM300.
Other prizes will be given out as well.
Tay also said ‘Crown Square Lady and Gentleman Valentine Challenge’ is scheduled for 2.30pm on Feb 6 on the second floor.
Participants need to be paired in two to play the ‘couple games’.
There is no age limit.
The closing date for registration is Feb 2.
Up to RM300 cash vouchers are to be won by the champion.
For all the events, forms can be obtained from and submitted to Glory Art on the first floor.
During the promotion period there will be lots of CNY activities including the appearance of ‘God of Wealth’ who will distribute gifts.
There will also be Chinese Orchestra Performance and lion dance performance on the ground floor.
Pastry Making Demo and Chinese New Year Dishes Cooking Demo will be held on the second floor.
These demos can be watched free of charge.
For further information, contact Crown Square Building Management marketing executive Wee Tze Peng on 082-346699 or Tay on 019-8861128.