By V. Sivaji
Things are slowly looking up this festive season in Ipoh as malls and hotels look to create a jolly mood despite the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Added on, with inter-state travel possible, folks can visit friends and relatives in the “city that tin built” and also partake in the famous hawker fare while checking out the promotions at the various hotels and malls.
For a start, the
WEIL Hotel is offering its whole turkey roast (5kg) at RM450 nett per bird. They also have their herb roasted lamb leg at RM380nett and the roasted spring chicken at RM35 nett.
They also have Christmas Stollen, fruit cake and cookies for takeaway orders. Call 05-208-2228 for details.
Meanwhile, the Impiana Hotel Ipoh is offering its Christmas Eve Carvery Set dinner at RM68 nett only per person.
It consists of appetizer, soup, Carvery board mixed platter,(turkey, lamb, beef, chicken, and jumbo sausage), dessert and beverages.
Call 05-255-5555 for details and reservation.
Meanwhile, the Ipoh Parade Mall remains a sight to behold. With its theme of ‘A Sparkling Christmas’.
Shoppers can witness sight of sparkly silver and gold baubles, proud reindeers, as well as a grove of golden Christmas trees – all to usher in the most wonderful time of year.
According to Ipoh Parade Advertising and Promotions Assistant Manager, Lim Huey Tyng, the mall decided on the Christmas theme to spread joy and sprinkle a glimmer of hope to everyone’s lives amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
“Despite the shadow of the pandemic that hangs heavy over this year’s festivities, we want to encourage the public to continue to persevere, and to trust that better days are ahead,” said Lim.
To welcome the Yuletide season, Ipoh Parade is inviting the public to participate in its series of fascinating activities slated for the weekend of Dec 19 and 20.
Among activities lined up for children include an Arts and Crafts Workshop, a Mascot Party, Gingerbread Man Cookies Baking Workshop, Station Games and Spin and Win Contest.
Dance enthusiasts can also drop by the mall on both days for the Christmas Hip Hop Dance as well as Latin and Salsa Fusion dance performances.
As an added bonus, the mall is also rewarding its shoppers with a sweet set of Christmas tea cups.
“From now until 1 January next year, shoppers who spend a minimum of RM118 in a maximum of two receipts will be eligible to redeem one sweet Christmas tea cup set. This exclusive teacup set that comes in four different colours are limited in number, so quickly embark on your shopping spree at Ipoh Parade and collect them all,” added Lim.