Category Archives: Recreation

Batik Aidilfitri At Gurney Plaza (Hari Raya Aidilfitri 2022)

With the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations just around the corner, Gurney Plaza has put up a wonderful Hari Raya decoration at its Centre Atrium. This year’s decoration, titled “Batik Aidilfitri di Gurney Plaza”, showcases the kampung (Malay village) and Malay culture. Inspired by the motifs of batik, a large section of the decoration showcases the intricacies of the… Read More »

Chinese New Year Decorations At Straits Quay (CNY 2022)

To usher in the Year of the Tiger, Straits Quay put up some Insta-worthy Chinese New Year decorations at its Straits Court. The area is flooded with Chinese traditional drums, a hallmark of prosperity and celebration. The cherry blossom trees and bright red lanterns create a wonderful Chinese New Year vibes for visitors. Visitors can walk around the… Read More »

Splendour Of Spring At Gurney Plaza (CNY 2022)

This year, Gurney Plaza has put up an elaborate Chinese New Year decoration for the Lunar New Year Of The Tiger at its Centre Atrium. Dubbed the Splendour Of Spring, the decoration depicts a celestial garden surrounded by tall and strong bamboos, whilst being embellished by delicate blossoming flowers. In the heart of the garden, there is a… Read More »

A Nautical Christmas At Straits Quay (Christmas 2021)

This year, Straits Quay celebrates Christmas with a huge Christmas tree decoration at the centre of Straits Court. Standing tall at 30 feet, the giant Christmas tree is beautifully decorated with boat helms, life buoys, starfish and glittering lights. The theme of Straits Quay’s Christmas celebration this year is “A Nautical Christmas”, so the decorations consist of lots… Read More »

Winter Wonderland At Gurney Plaza (Christmas 2021)

Winter Wonderland is here at Gurney Plaza, as Christmas is just around the corner. This year’s Gurney Plaza Christmas decoration brings us an enchanted forest with a charming castle. The main Christmas tree at the centre of the attraction was designed in collaboration with KARL LAGERFELD, in conjunction with its second store opening in Malaysia. It is 28… Read More »

Deepavali Decorations At Gurney Plaza (2021)

Deepavali (Diwali) this year coincides with the country’s reopening of the economy and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. With inter-state travelling now allowed for those fully vaccinated, many visitors thronged to Penang during Deepavali, taking advantage of the public holiday. Gurney Plaza is one of the people’s favourites, judging from the large number of people visiting the mall.… Read More »

Hari Raya Puasa Decorations At Gurney Plaza (2021)

Hari Raya Puasa (Eid al-Fitr) this year was celebrated on 13-14 May 2021, but due to the COVID-19 situation, the Hari Raya Puasa decorations at Gurney Plaza is still intact. I was at Gurney Plaza recently, and managed to take some pictures of the decorations. This year’s Gurney Plaza Hari Raya Puasa decorations are inspired by the Moroccan… Read More »