Happy New Year !! Best Places To Celebrate 2010 in Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya
IT's that time of the year again, as we sit back and reflect on what we have done throughout the year and look forward to better times ahead with the new year. Here is a compiled list of some countdown celebration venues for those who want to party the night away as they usher in the new year of 2010. Usual hotspots from Sunway Pyramid to Sungei Wang, not to mention Genting Highlands, Mutiara Damansara, 1 Utama and Solaris !!
1 Utama Shopping Centre, PJ
1 Utama 2010 Countdown Concert - Central Park Avenue
Celebrate the new year at the 2010 Countdown Concert that will be held at 1 Utama Shopping Centre’s Central Park Avenue. The diverse list of performers includes Beyond from Hong Kong, as well as local talents like Pop Shuvit, HaoRen, Joe Flizzow, Crossfire, Alvin, Will and Azizi. Be memerised with the spectacular international musical fireworks presentation as you count down to the new year. Admission is free. Revellers also stand a chance for an up-close session with their favourite artistes at the 2010 Zone via the 2010 Pass which are available from the concert’s partners. For details, visit www.1utama.com.my or call 03-7710 8118.
(2) Mutiara Damansara, PJ
Mutiara Damansara New Year's Party 2010 Concert Countdown
Usher in the new year with a bang at the first joint New Year’s Party brought to you by the Mutiara Damansara Commercial Centre, which comprises the Curve, e@Curve and Ikano Power Centre. The street party starts at 8pm, and features exciting performers, dancers and a superb fireworks and light display. The artiste line-up includes Faizal Tahir, Jaclyn Victor, Meet Uncle Hussain, Jym, Kay, Diplomats of Drums and Kuala Lumpur Drumline Corps. Popular DJ Joey G and international model Kylie Chapman will be the party’s emcees. For details, visit contact 03- 7710 6868 or www.thecurve.com.my (The Curve), call 03-7725 0277 (e@Curve), or contact 03-7720 7333 or www.ikano.com.my (Ikano).
(3) KL Live @ Life Centre, KL
Fresh from the success of the inaugural Future in May 2009, Future returns with a bigger and bolder instalment for clubbers to usher the New Year at KL Live @ Lifecentre. Be prepared for a full on sonic assault on New Year’s Eve (Dec 31) by electro misfits The Bloody Beetroots, and come the first Saturday of 2010 (Jan 2), Grammy winners and music pioneers Basement Jaxx will rock the decks. The gig features six great acts with two fresh debuts, and promises KL-ites two nights of unforgettable celebrations. The two other acts who will be performing on New Year’s Eve are Lapsap and DJ Goldfish, while DJ Azran and Victor will be spinning on day two of the party. For ticket purchase and details, visit www.axcess.com.my or call 03-7711 5000.
(4) Genting Highlands, Pahang
Genting Highlands New Year's Eve Countdown at Maxims Genting
Resorts World Genting will be hosting its annual New Year’s Eve Countdown at Maxims Genting Hotel Open Carpark. It will be held from 11pm onwards. Partygoers will get to watch the phenomenal display of fireworks that Genting is famous for as they usher in the year 2010. Admission is free. For details, visit www.rwgenting.com.
(5) Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, KL
Pavilion Kuala Lumpur The Place To Be For 2010 New Year Countdown !
A New Year Countdown will be held at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur’s Level 3, Connection. For more information, visit www.pavilion-kl.com or call 03-2118 8833.
(6) Solaris Mont’Kiara, KL
SOHO KL at Solaris Mont Kiara For Awesome Fireworks Display !!
Gather your friends, put on your party hat and get ready for a great night out under the stars at the Sunrise New Year Countdown 2010 at Solaris Mont’Kiara. From 7.30pm onwards, expect exciting live music and captivating dance performances. Be ready to bob and dance away to the eclectic Brazilian-infused sounds of Aseana Percussion Unit (APU) with beats created from a juxtapose of percussion instruments. Rock on with Ocean of Fire and be astounded by their amazing guitar skills as they showcase their interpretation of rock fusion music. Theatre extraordinaire Edwin Sumun will bring forth his funny side and keep the audience highly entertained as emcee of the night. See the sky on fire as fireworks blast off and confetti blanket the masses at midnight. For dining options, choose from SohoKL’s variety of restaurants offering an abundance of choices to suit all palettes. For details, visit www.sunrisebhd.com.
(7) IOI Boulevard, Puchong
The Palette, IOI Boulevard Will Be Hosting 2010 New Year Countdown !!
IOI Properties will be hosting what it touts as Puchong’s First New Year Countdown Party from 9pm onwards at The Palette, IOI Boulevard. The programme includes live band performances, games and a balloon avalanche. Free food vouchers will also be given away. For details, visit www.myioi.com or call 03-8064 8833.
(8) Centro Mall, Klang
Centro Properties Group is organising a Centro Countdown Party from 7pm onwards at Centro Mall in Klang. A variety of activities have been planned for the night, including dance performances, magic show, games, live band entertainment and fireworks during the countdown. Guests will also be entitled to food and drinks at special prices at the mall’s F and B outlets. For details, visit www.centro.com.my or call 03-3343 3011.
(9) Sungei Wang Plaza, KL
Hong Kong singer-actor Bosco Wong charming the fans with his performance.
City folk can look forward to Sungei Wang Plaza’s Street Party Countdown 2010 Celebration, which is co-organised with the Kuala Lumpur Chinese Assembly Hall and MCA National Youth. The event will kick off at 6.30pm in Jalan Sultan Ismail, in front of Sungei Wang Plaza, with a street diabolo performance, roller skate show and many more.
The highlight of the night is a concert featuring international and local Chinese artistes like Bosco Wong from Hong Kong; Peter Pan, Stanley Xu and Judy Chou from Taiwan; Chin from Thailand, and Malaysian stars Rynn Lim, Thomas Jack, Andrew Tan, Chen Keat Yoke and Suki Low. Sungei Wang Plaza will be extending 2000 VIP tickets (Standing Zone) to shoppers who buy RM100 and above in accumulated receipts within the same day, from any shops of Sungei Wang Plaza (except Parkson and Giant Supermarket) from Dec 7. The VIP tickets can be redeemed at the mall’s Information Counter, Lower Ground Floor, and is based on first-come-first-served basis. For more information, visit www.sungeiwang.com or call 03-2148 6109/ 03- 21426636.
(10) Tropicana City Mall, PJ
2010 Countdown at Tropicana City's 1st New Year Countdown.
Greet the new year with spectacular fireworks at Tropicana City Mall’s Countdown to 2010 celebration. The event will be held at the mall’s main entrance and kicks off from 8pm onwards. It includes a carnival show with balloon clowns and magicians, firebreathers, a samba percussion group and live music band performances. Shoppers also get to enjoy special discounts at selected shopping and dining outlets. For details, visit www.tropicanacitymall.com or call 03-7710 0101.
(11) i-City, Shah Alam
Talented violinist Joanne Yeoh
A state-level New Year’s eve celebration called Sambutan Ambang Tahun 2010 Selangor will be held at i-City’s City Walk in Section 7, Shah Alam, from 5pm till midnight. The event is jointly organised by the state government, i-City Berhad and four local councils - the MBSA, MBPJ, MPSJ and MPK. It is open to the public and features a host of multiracial performances, including those by local talents violinist Joanne Yeoh and the Sixth Sense. The celebration includes street carnival activities, cultural performances, drum line performances as well as a sale and exhibition on a variety of products by Small Medium Entrepreneurs like food and drinks, IT and telecommunication gadgets and electronic goods. For details, visit www.jbtnkorporat.blogspot.com or call 03-5522 2741.
(12) Kuala Lumpur 2010 New Year Eve Concert (Dataran Merdeka)
What: In collaboration with Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL), Ambank group is organizing a massive New Year's eve concert with many of your favourite local artistes like Amy Search, HUJAN, Bunkface and DBKL's own orchestra, dancers and many more! Free admission yo !!
How to get there: Light Transit Railway (LRT), Masjid Jamek Station (Major LRT stations like Kelana Jaya, Bangsar, KL Sentral, Pasar Seni, Masjid Jamek, Dang Wangi, Kampung Baru, KLCC & Ampang Park will stay open until 2a.m for the New Year's Celebration)
Road Closure: From the traffic lights at Jalan Hishamudin or Jalan Raja, till the traffic lights at Jalan Raja or Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman beginning 7pm on Dec 31 until the celebration ends.
(13) Bukit Bintang
New Year Eve 2010 Countdown at Jalan Bukit Bintang
New Year's Eve Celebration (Jalan Bukit Bintang) What? The place to be for a New Year's Countdown and a display of some cool fireworks. Admission: Free
How to get there: Monorail, Bukit Bintang Station (All Monorail Stations are opened until 3a.m for New Year's Celebration)
Road Closure: From the traffic lights at Jalan Imbi or Jalan Sultan Ismail up to the traffic lights at Jalan Sultan Ismail or Jalan Bukit Bintang.
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