Discover Selangor Flotilla Magic of The Night 2016: A Unique Retro Style Flotilla Presenting “The Heart Of Malaysia”

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The unique design of Tourism Selangor Flotilla has been inspired by the Retro style approach. Selangor rich in history, culture as well as Legends. Leading the Selangor flotilla, during the Magic Of The Night 2016 event, is our very own legend in Malaysian Football, SUPER MOKH in his most famous pose! Played for Selangor from 1972 till 1990 and played for national team from 1972 until 1985! Drums used for moral support as well as cheering after a victorious win. Behind the drums are Centong Buluh, a bamboo stamping tube that the famous Mah Meri tribe of Pulau Carey used during their many interesting celebrations and festivals. Flying proudly is the leaf origami bird by the Mah Meri tribe, renowned for their masterful leaf origami as well as wood carving. Thanks to the conservation and preservation, their population are increasing and they still practice the culture which is their belief towards their ancestors and spirit. Masks displayed are the Spirit of Kelolong and Mayang Lembu. These are produced by the Mah Meri tribe and these masks are as well sought for future generations.  Bunga Tanjung also known as Spanish Cherry is the official flower of Selangor, the petals represents diversity and regional destinations and the red and yellow petals symbolise the official flag of Selangor. Relics of the past, the lighthouse, the oldest palace in Selangor, Palace Jugra and the Tok Bedil’s canons still stand proudly at Bukit Melawati, Kuala Selangor.

These beautiful sights of Selangor are indeed worth to behold. Tourism Selangor General Manager, Noorul Ashikin Mohd Din said, ”Tourism Selangor continuously promoting ‘Discover Selangor’, with the tagline ‘Heart of Malaysia’ as a tourism promotional campaign for Selangor State Government. Selangor offers you a complete experience from outdoor adventures of rock climbing and white-water rafting to the scenic nature of jungle tracks and magnificent waterfalls, the fun and excitement of glorious theme parks to sandy beaches along coastal shores, from the terrific hours of non-stop shopping to the colourful diversity of people, cultures and backgrounds, and last but not least, the abundant choices of food from the multi-cultural influences, awaits anyone who cares to explore the beauty that is uniquely and truly Selangor”. The Discover Selangor Flotilla won second in Most Creative flotilla category. Winning trophy was presented by Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor, Malaysian Minister of the Federal Territories to Puan Noorul Ashikin Mohd Din, General Manager of Tourism Selangor. The decorated flotilla parade started at 9 pm to 10 pm daily. Visitors has captured memories through photo opportunities with the wonderful floats up until 11 pm at the dock, during the Royal Floria Festival 2016, Putrajaya.

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Birdwatching Experience at Awana Resort

A couple of weeks ago, Team E.T.A had the opportunity to experience birdwatching activities with birdwatchers from all around the world in conjunction of Wings of KKB 2016: Selangor International Birds Race. The event was sponsored by Resorts World Genting.

Wings of KKB 2016: Selangor International Bird Race is a bird watching competition that requires participants to move from one altitude to another, consequently giving the participants the opportunity to spot different species of birds in accordance with their habitat at different altitude.

The two days event kicked off in Kuala Kubu Bharu and ended in Awana Resorts.

There is not much interesting to share about on the first day apart from school children going for explore race and bird watching, but the second day was fascinating, so we will be sharing about that.

After breakfast on the second day, we were brought by PR executives Mr. Ho Wei En and Ms. Irene Chua brought us to the Bird Watching Platform at Awana Genting for some birdwatching with the Wings of KKB 2016: Selangor International Birds Race.

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Bird watching area in Awana Resort

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Bird watching platform

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We walked deep into the jungle after doing some birdwatching at the platform. We were told that we could spot more birds if we trek deeper. And we actually did.

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Trekking deep into the jungle for some serious birding.

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Birdwatchers setting up equipments for birdwatching activities.

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Birders and photographers, absorbed in the bird watching activities.

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We were fortunate enough to have the opportunity to see several species of birds that lives in the virgin forest of Genting Highlands.

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Lovebirds

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A lonely bird, not very sure of the species.

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Can you see the bird? It’s hanging upside down.

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Another resident bird in thw vicinity of Awana Resort.

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Other than birds, we managed to captures pics of other creatures too. And here’s a cute little squirrel.

We may not be participants in the bird race but it is fun nevertheless to join in the fun and do a little bird race of our own. We spotted at least 20 species of exotic birds residing in the vicinity of Awana Resort during our little birdwatching trip.

Thank you Resorts World Genting for the opportunity given and thank you Ms.Irene, Mr.Ho Wei En and Ms.Chung Wan Ni for taking care of us during the entire event.

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Resorts World Genting Sponsors Wings of KKB 2016: Selangor International Birds Race

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Realizing the importance of cultivating the awareness of environmental care among the public and school children; Resorts World Genting once again sponsored Wings of KKB: Selangor International Bird Race for the 5th consecutive year as part of their effort not only to educate the public on the importance of conserving the nature, but also to elevate Genting Highlands as a destination of choice for nature lovers from all corners of the world.

Comfortably in its’ 5th year, Wings of KKB: Selangor International Bird Race is a program organized by Majlis Daerah Hulu Selangor and is emphasized on all things eco and indirectly cultivating the awareness of environmental care through birdwatching activities. Like the previous years, it was once again held in the usually sleepy town of Kuala Kubu Bharu, Hulu Selangor.

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The program is a one of a kind bird watching competition where participants need to move from one checkpoint to another at different altitude, starting from Kuala Kubu Bharu and ending at Awana Resorts, Genting Highlands according to their respective categories.

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Ms Katherine Chew, Vice President of Resorts Communication & Public Relations, Genting Malaysia Berhad, spotted awarding some of the winners for Wings of KKB 2016: Selangor International Bird Race

According to Ms Katherine Chew, Vice President of Resorts Communication & Public Relations, Genting Malaysia Berhad, there are about 40 different bird species and up to 70 in total at Genting Highlands and hope that the program will continuously cultivate the awareness of environmental care among the public and school children and consequently make Genting Highlands an eco destination of choice among local and international tourists alike.

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Power Rangers Live in Genting 2016

Looking for something fun to do with your family this coming school holiday in May 2016? Well, guess what? Costumed superheroes Power Rangers will be in action in Resorts World Genting and Team E.T.A would like to recommend you and your family to hop over and join in the fun.

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The million ringgit production, Power Rangers Live in Genting 2016 is the first Power Rangers live show to be held in Southeast Asia and the first ever Dino Charge live show in the world.

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Me. Kevin Tann, Resorts World Genting’s Vice President of  Promotion and Entertainment on stage with the costumed heroes during the official launch of Power Rangers Live in Genting 2016.

Power Rangers Live in Genting 2016 is based on the two Power Rangers television series, the popular Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and Dino Charge. The stage performance will focused on the battles between the Power Rangers and Sledge’s army for the former’s magical Energems that holds invincible powers.

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Apart from the energetic performance, fans will have an opportunity to meet and greet their heroes after each show and have a picture taken with them. One photography session will cost tentatively RM38 each. Exclusive merchandises like t-shirts, figurines and memorabilia are also available for sale.

As a prelude, Power Rangers Live in Genting 2016 will be available to meet visitors at Resorts World Genting from 29 April to 1 May 2016 at scheduled hours; 12pm, 3pm, 5pm and 8pm. The show will commence from 28 May to 26 June 2016, pricing at RM108(VIP), RM88 (PS1) and RM68(PS2). Early birds promotion allowing Genting Rewards Cards members 20% will be valid til 26 May 2016. Otherwise, Genting Rewards Card members can expect a 10% off the normal ticket price.

For more information, please visit www.rwgenting.com or call 03-27181118.

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ENCHANTEUR Paris Eau De Toilette

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ENCHANTEUR Paris Eau De Toilette comes with an exciting new look complete with captivating nodes in the perfume to make it very desirable.  

The crystal clear glass bottle with a pretty signature ribbon cap comes in gorgeous boxes with distinctive girls hand drawn to depict the alluring scents of Mon Amie, Belle Amour, Adore and Magique. Against the background of the magnificent Parisian landscape with the iconic Eiffel Tower, the lifestyles and flair of young and stylish ladies come alive.
  

ENCHANTEUR has worked closely with French perfumers in the past year to concoct the new ENCHANTEUR Paris Limited Edition fragrance; Magique which is created based on the latest world fragrance trends with the scent of Floral, Fruity, Gourmand in order to excite the senses of the modern young women and their men.  

This limited edition fragrance is perfect as a collectible item or as an enchanting gift for a loved one. Available in-stores while stocks last

·         ENCHANTEUR PARIS Magique Eau De Toilette (Limited Edition)
Live the romantic fairy tale with ENCHANTEUR Paris Magique. This scent is created for the outgoing girl who is always ready for new adventures, challenges and romance. The enchanting potion of delightful apples carefully blended with the romantic blossoming magnolias and enticing praline to excite and keep him spellbound. A mystical scent befitting a young lady in a blooming romance.

·         ENCHANTEUR PARIS Mon Amie Eau De Toilette
Mon Amie is an inspiration of a warm friendship between girlfriends who share their hearts and moments together. The creation of this fragrance is a combination of fresh citrus Lemon Orange with Bergamot enhanced with a touch of red apple fruity notches, resting on an enchanting luminous beautiful bouquet of Pink Peonies, watery Roses and white Magnolia surrounded with warm woody amber background. Inspired by sheer happiness, this scent perks up your day and is most suited for casual outings with friends.

·         ENCHANTEUR PARIS Belle Amour Eau De Toilette
A sparkling blend of romance that makes your heart flutter and your senses tickle. A fragrance created with tender loving care from apple melon sweetness, layered with refreshing blackcurrant top notes, dancing delightfully with voluminous Parisian pink rose petals that captivate your senses. This is the scent that connotes the blossoming of love and romance. A scent that will make you his amour forever.

·         ENCHANTEUR PARIS Adore Eau De Toilette
Unique and unforgettable scent that makes you feel like a celebrity. The scents are both flowery and fruity. The first whiff contains a gentle combination of wild jasmine, pink mimosa, violet that blends with sparkling fruity notes of lychee, spiced sugar plum, pomegranate and golden pear. This adorable scent evokes a sense of nostalgia of that very first date where you need to exude the charm and confidence while making a lasting impression. A sensual fragrance for a romantic date night.

ENCHANTEUR PARIS Eau De Toilette will definitely personify the wearer’s beauty, grace and charm. 

Now you can captivate the man of your dreams with mesmerizing scents of ENCHANTEUR Paris and create magical moments!

Best of all, ENCHANTEUR PARIS does not cost an arm and a leg and it is very affordable….. at just RM28.20 (including 6% GST) per bottle of 50ml and is available at all major supermarkets, hypermarkets and pharmacies. 

So no more excuses, go check it out and get one or two or the whole range and set to turn heads….

For more information about ENCHANTEUR, please log on to www.enchanteur.com.my or check out ENCHANTEUR’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/EnchanteurMY .

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Mother’s Day High Tea Buffet at The Armada Petaling Jaya Hotel

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In honour of mothers everywhere, the Armada Petaling Jaya is giving mom a culinary and musical treat on Sunday, 8th May 2016 that sees a decadent hi-tea spread and a powerful vocalist to set the tone for this special day.

Mothers will be spoilt for choices with their special Mothers Day Hi-Tea promotion. The whole family can feast on all-time local favorites such as Gado-Gado, Roti Durian, Tossed Wantan Noodle With Bbq Chicken, Loh Bah, Beancurd Chicken Roll, Teo Chew Braised Duck, Fish Head Curry, Sotong Kangkung, and an assortment of Malaysian Traditional Kuih. For those with a more international taste bud, do try the Seafood Pie, Pan-seared Pollo with Garlic Sauce, the incredibly creamy and delicious Cream of Spanish Chicken Soup and many more.

Adding to the excitement and back by popular demand, entertaining mothers for the day is Alfred Ho, dubbed the Stevie Wonder of Malaysia who could do almost perfect imitations of a range of singers, including Elvis Presley, Cliff Richard, Engelbert Humperdink, and Pat Boone. Moms are bound to appreciate and reminisce as they are transported back in time on a nostalgic journey throughout the years.

Book your seats early and have a food and music filled family gathering through our splendid Mothers Day promotion and rejoice to the fullest.

MOTHERS DAY HIGH-TEA BUFFET
Sunday, 8th May 2016, 12noon  4.00pm
Live Performance by Alfred Ho
RM 75+ per adult | RM 55+ senior citizen | RM 38+ per child

For reservations and inquiries, please call (03) 7954 6888 ext. 4557.

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Experience Fearlessness with Aaron Crow

Among the must-see shows at resorts World Genting this year is “Fearless! Cheating Death Nightly” the features “Mystician” Aaron Crow whose one -of-a-kind performance never fails to wow his audience.

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With his fusion of magic, suspense, risky stunts and mystery, Aaron is able to capture the attention of a crowd without uttering a single word. His unmatched power and eloquent silence has long since become his onstage trademark, always leaving his audience at the edge of their seats and longing for more.

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Often described as mental artiste extraordinaire  or silent mentalist, the Belgian has impressed even the likes of Simon Cowel, and is well-decorated-he was ranked first at the world Championships of Magic, the largest competition of its kind that is held every three years. There, he battled against 150 other world renowned acts in front of a crowd of 2,500 people.

Among  Aaron’s other international achievements were winning World Champion Mentalism at the 2003 Den Haag XXII World Championships and winning the Wizard Trophy ( Phenomenon Category ) last year. At Resorts World Genting, Aaron’s “Fearless! Cheating Death Nightly” promises to deliver his unique brand of Magic and Mystery.

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Aaron Crow in action

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Aaron Crow slicing pineapple on the top of a volunteer’s head with his katana.

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Aaron Crow’s Bowman act

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Aaron Crow asking for volunteers

Aaron Crow is really amazing and is a really thrilling show to watch and Team E.T.A definitely recommends you to go for this.

Below is the details of his show:

Showtime:

18 March – 15 May 2016
Genting International Showroom (GISR)
4pm* matinee show 

9.00pm daily

Tickets for “Fearless! Cheating Death Nightly” ( Genting International Showroom from 18 March to 15 May, 4pm & 8pm ) are priced at RM78 (PS1) and RM118 (VIP).

For more information call +603 2718 1118 or visit www.rwgenting.com.

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Genting International Children’s Festival

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Nearly 100 children from two Selangor homes were invited as part of the special guests at the official launch of Genting Children’s Festival at First World Plaza last weekend. 

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Gracing the event was YB Datin Paduka Chew Mei Fun, Deputy Minister of Women, Children & Community Development. With her was Miss Katherine Chew, Vice President of Resort Communications and Public Relations of Genting Malaysia Berhad. After the officials the launch was made successful with balloons sculptures, clowns and mob dances – D8 dances who made a spectacular entrance at the stage.  The guests were later taken to the Universal Walk at First World Plaza and were greeted by Old Master Q and friends plus loads of clowns. 

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Before entering the balloon festival site, the award-winning Cheer Aces from Subang Jaya gave an adrenalin performance that attracted many visitors to gather and watched the 10 minutes performance.

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At the balloon festival site, the main highlight namely the 20-foot tall giant balloon in a shape of a monkey was an awesome sight.  The giant balloon structure is located at the centre of the Universal Walk and is said to be one of the biggest balloon ever made or seen in Malaysia. Besides the giant Monkey, other eye-catching and colourful balloon structures depicting animals are lions, elephants, hippopotamus and many more were also there to make excellent selfie and photo opportunities for visitors.

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After the balloons, clowns and cheerleaders, the children together with Datin Paduka Chew adjourned to the SnowWorld for more eggs-tra fun activities.  This includes arts and craft plus Egg-venture Hunt to search for the hidden “eggs”. 

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There were also aplenty ‘pastel-coloured eggs’ for selfies and photo opportunities. The event ended with a sumptuous meal for the guests at the newly opened The Food Factory special edition of school holidays and Genting International Children’s Festival High Tea.  

For holiday makers, be sure to visit Resorts World Genting and the Genting International Children’s Festival from now until 20 March 2016. The Genting International Children’s Festival is a memorable carnival parade with clowns entertaining the kids and a live Clown Comedy Show.  There are also performances by 15 award winning cheerleaders and a great show of balloons at the Time Square.  Not forgetting Old Master Q and friends are lending a festive atmosphere here at the event with daily live shows at 12pm, 5.30pm and 8pm at the Times Square. For more information about Genting International Children Festival, visit www.rwgenting.com

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Fearless with Aaron Crow

Looking for something exhilarating and fun to do this upcoming school holiday in March 2016? Here’s what Team E.T.A recommends you to do. Hop over to Resorts World Genting They are having a very special guest over there; Aaron Crow, a world renowned silent mentalist who will assure your visit an unforgettable one.

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Well-known for his appearance on the smash hit TV show “Britain’s Got Talent”, Aaron Crow’s “Fearless!” is definitely a must watch when you’re up in Resorts World Genting as he will without a doubt transport you into a parallel universe of magic, suspense, risky stunts and mystery which will leave you at the edge of your seats and wanting for more. 

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Hence, here’s a little sneakpeak on his show. His show, “Fearless!” is a show with the positive theme of facing and overcoming our fears. Aaron Crow – a warrior with a mission – said “We can all overcome our fears, we can all become stronger. The time is now; A new year, a new you, a fearless you”. 

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Aaron’s most popular acts are “Supravision” which is likely to be the most spectacular blindfold act in the world, “Bowman” which is an unseen combination of bravery and love that might bring a tear to the eye and “The Final Bullet” in which Aaron Crow attempts to catch a signed bullet shot at 300 Bar from a paintball machine gun.

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His routines are highly original and authentic and are performed with utter silence from him and to some spine-tingling and eerie music. 

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So, be sure not to miss this sought after performer and his brand new show “Fearless!” as he hits the stage in Resorts World Genting!

Showtime:

18 March – 15 May 2016
Genting International Showroom (GISR)
4pm* matinee show 

9.00pm daily

For more information about the Chinese New Year Celebration at Resorts World Genting or room package booking, please call +603 2718 1118 or visit www.rwgenting.com.

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Events Line Up For Chinese New Year 2016 in Resorts World Genting

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Wanna escape the scorching spring festival heat? Head over to somewhere cooler are more relaxing. Genting Highlands would be a great idea. Plenty of events. Here’s sharing what’s happening in Resort World Genting throughout Chinese New Year 2016.

* Hong Teck Lion Dance troupe performance:  Daily around the resort until Chap Goh Meh, 22 February.

*First World Plaza: Lao Fu Zi on stage,
12pm to 12.30pm, 5.30pm to 6pm, and 8pm to 8.30pm until 29 February.

*Meet and greet with the Monkey King from CNY eve until 22nd February 2016 in the resort.

*Chin Swee Caves Temple: Bai Tian Gong (Prayer to Welcome the Sky Gods) 13th Floor, Sky Terrace on 15th February, from 11.30pm onwards.

*Chin Swee Caves Temple: Ven. Zhang Yong  daily blessings from the 8th to 14th February. Sessions are scheduled from 10am to 12pm, and from 2.30pm to 4.30pm.

*Ang Pow Give Away Room Package Promotion. Priced at RM168 nett per package, guest will be entitled for one night stay at First World Hotel standard room that comes with buffet dinner for two persons at Coffee Terrace. The room package booking is available now until 21 February, while staying period is from 12 to 20 March 2016.

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