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Monday, February 20, 2017

Yan Yat Chinese New Year 2017 Celebration at Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur



The seventh day of Chinese New Year is Yan Yat (everybody birthday). This Year of the Rooster; Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur usher this special day with a special Lion Dance performance.


Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur
13 Jalan 16/11
Pusat Dagangan Seksyen 16
46350 Petaling Jaya
Tel: 03 - 7665 1111
Website: www.eastin.com

The outstanding performance performed by the lion dance troupe was part of the hotel’s annual event to bring in an abundance of good fortune, luck, and prosperity.


The hotel lobby and its surrounding are adorned with Red Lanterns, Peony and Pink Blossoms and much more to enhance the hotel atmosphere in conjunction with this once a year celebration.
  

Lion dance is believed to be a traditional Chinese culture for many centuries and is still to practice up to these days. It is a celebration that is never complete without the sounds of gong, drums and cymbals accompanied with the acrobatic lion dancing which ends with a loud and elaborate line of firecrackers going off.

Guests, hotel’s staff and management team were treated to a spectacular sight as the lion dance troupe performed their best acrobatic stunts that left the crowd awed by their amazing display of skill and talent. Many were thrilled with the drum beat corresponding with the synchronization of the lion dance movements and actions.


They performed outstanding acrobat stunts agilely at the hotel lobby and then crunching to the ‘lettuce’ and rolling the mandarin oranges into the hotel lobby. They then made their way through the various parts of the hotel including food & beverage outlets, Executive offices and other areas bestowing wishes of good fortune and prosperity in the Year of the Rooster.


With the loud and exciting noise of the performance, neighboring office tenants to witness the lion dance performance. The hotel’s atmosphere was totally in hype.


“We are delighted to let our guests experience a truly authentic and traditional lion dance performance in conjunction with the Chinese New Year celebration to usher in greater fortune and luck. We hope the performance was enjoyed by both of our local as well as foreign guests. It is an opportunity for tourists and visitors to Malaysia to experience the many facets of our multi-national culture,” Ms Jane said.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur: Grand Lion Dance to Usher 2016 Chinese New Year - Year of Fire Monkey



This year the Chinese New Year falls in the month of February. Being one of the traditional festivals that are celebrated in Malaysia, Chinese New Year is the grandest and the most important annual event for Chinese people. It marks the first day of the New Year in the Chinese calendar.


It is also known as the Lunar New Year and every year is represented by a zodiac animal sign. This year marks the Year of the Monkey. As part of the tradition in Malaysia; the Chinese New Year is never complete without the sounds of gong, drums and cymbals accompanied with the acrobatic lion dancing which ends with a loud and elaborate line of firecrackers going off.


The lion dance has been a traditional part of the Chinese culture for many centuries, and is still  practice till this day. The intensity of the sounds of the gong, drum and the cymbals add to the excitement of the lion dance performance which is believed to bring good fortune, luck, and prosperity. It is known that the loud sounds of the gong, drums, cymbals and the firecrackers are to scare away and ward off evil spirits in addition to bring good fortunes.


Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur had a grand Lion Dance performance at the hotel lobby to usher in the Year of the Monkey with full of prosperity, happiness and good fortune. The performance by Lion Dance troupe on the 18th February 2016 at 11am was well greeted by hotel guests and the hotel team.


 The hotel’s atmosphere was hyped up and many were cheering and enthusiastically as they watch the lion dance performing some of its outstanding acrobat stunts; agilely and gracefully as the “lion” jumped from one pole to another, with multiple amounts of difficult stunts. The performances of the lion dance troupe and the drummers bestow wishes of good fortune and prosperity on the hotel in the Year of the Monkey.


General Manager of Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Ms. Jane Suppiah together with the Executive Chairman, Dato’Tan Chew Piau & Directors also joined to celebrate the performance.


“The “Dance of the Lions” symbolically ushers in good luck and good fortune and we hope the performance is enjoyed by our foreign as well as local guests. It is an opportune for tourists and visitors to Malaysia to experience the many facets of our multi-national culture,” Ms Suppiah said.

May all our readers have a prosperous and Happy Chinese New Year.

"Gong Xi Fa Cai"