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Balloons Return for the 8th Year

Balloons Return for the 8th Year

Posted by on Feb 17, 2016 in Events

(Photos courtesy of AKA Balloons Sdn. Bhd.) The 8th Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta will be held this year from March 11th to 13th. The media launch of the event was conducted yesterday at a press conference at Dewan Seri Melati, Putrajaya Corporation Complex. Five special shaped balloons will be attending 2016’s Fiesta – Bobo the Happy Lobster from Belgium, flown by Geert Van Wolvelaer, the yellow jacket Bee Balloon from Brazil, flown by Francisco Naccarato, Mister Z the Zebra from United States of America, piloted by Jonathan Wright and the Alien Rocket balloon from Canada, flown by Alain Bard. Other international balloons are from France, Netherlands, United Kingdom, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, Malaysia and Poland. The fiesta’s sponsors and partners included the Ministry of Tourism, the Republic of Indonesia, Optimax Eye Specialist Centre Sdn Bhd, China Auto Manufacturers (M) Sdn Bhd, FlexiPack Domestic by Pos Malaysia Berhad, Putrajaya Holdings Sdn Bhd, Dorsett Putrajaya, Doof Industries, D’Tandoor International Group of Restaurants, EFY Dot Com, 988 FM and Suria FM, Taylor’s University and KLIA Transit, KL Calling, Rock & Tulips Association, YogaOneThatIWant Studio and Under Armour Malaysia. Other exciting features of the upcoming Fiesta is the Launching Field Access & Night Glow Access, a dedicated yoga and a Zumba session. The event’s admission is free. Visitors are encouraged to browse the Fiesta website here for more information, and to purchase their tickets online. Fans should also follow the Fiesta via Social Media on Facebook @ Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta; @myballoonfiesta on Instagram and Twitter, and tag their photos and posts with the official hashtag #MyBalloonFiesta. The 8th Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2016 is jointly organised by AKA Balloon Sdn Bhd and Perbadanan Putrajaya...

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Ushering in the Year of the Monkey

Ushering in the Year of the Monkey

Posted by on Feb 5, 2016 in Celebrations

Chinese New Year begins officially on Monday, 8 February. Yesterday was the start of Spring, the “Lap Chun” festival. To celebrate, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur has arranged a whole series of performances, and other goodies, for shoppers. The performances, which would continue until 22 February, are as follows: Acrobatic Lion Dance 7-9, 14, 21 Feb | 3pm 6, 13, 20 Feb | 6pm Orang-Orang Drum Theatre  Saturday | 3pm & Sunday | 6pm Chinese Instrumental  Performance  Every Monday – Friday | 2pm and 8pm God of Prosperity Meet & Greet 6-9, 13-14, 20-21 Feb | 2pm and 5pm Chap Goh Meh Celebration 22 Feb 2016 Events are subject to change without prior notice. Also, receive an Ang Pow pack with RM500 spent in a single receipt at specialty stores. For more information, please click...

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