“A Timeless Lunar Reunion” @ 1 UTAMA (12 Jan – 13 Feb 2024)


1 Utama Shopping Centre is thrilled to invite shoppers to experience the enchanting chapters of Malaysia’s rich heritage under the spellbinding theme, “A Timeless Lunar Reunion” this Chinese New Year. The concept beautifully captures the essence of revisiting and experiencing the timeless charm of the Nanyang-styled merchant lane and Old Market Square. Join 1 Utama for a vibrant celebration of heritage and cultural significance to welcome the Year of Dragon from 12th January to 13th February 2024.

  • Nanyang-styled Merchant Lane – Embark on a delightful journey through the chronicles of time at LG Oval and marvel at 1 Utama’s Majestic Theatre, a double-storey centrepiece that pays homage to the grand theatres of yesteryears. Adorned with vintage posters from iconic classic films, visitors are transported back to a time of joyous memories. Bustling vintage shops found here echo the vibrant trading stories of bygone roadside peddlers, captured in the beauty of Nanyang-styled architecture and Chinese-inspired designs with graceful rustic wood and patterned mosaic tiles. The streets, surrounded by the delicate allure of plum blossoms and fragrant mandarin trees, come alive with the whimsical glow of Chinese lanterns, weaving a vibrant tapestry of festive hues through the air.
  • Old Market Square – Tour the vibrant ‘Medan Pasar’ scene at GF Centre Court as a 30-foot Clock Tower, a replica from 1937, proudly stands as a testament to a cherished chapter of Malaysia’s rich history. Classic hawker stalls, complete with colourful umbrellas, offer an array of aromatic delights,
    creating a bustling and lively hawker-style atmosphere. Vintage lamp posts, brick pavements, and parking lines add a more realistic feel to the outdoor market ambience. Shoppers can indulge their
    taste buds with traditional delicacies like dimsum, Chinese pastries, poon choi, roasted meat, lap mei
    fan, assorted kuih, and even scoop live mini fish to take home. Come savour favourite snacks and street food indoors as beloved famous hawkers present mouthwatering Chinese delights from their
    push carts.
  • Wushu Martial Arts Display – Explore an impressive treasure trove of memories showcasing authentic Wushu equipment, including Wing Chun and Guan Dao, offering a captivating glimpse into the intricate skill of traditional Chinese martial arts. Capture the spirit by striking a Wushu pose and taking a selfie next to martial art icons like Bruce Lee and Ip Man, encapsulating the strength and grace of these legendary figures. Delve deeper and view exhibits of timeliness vintage furniture, each steeped in history and eagerly waiting to be rediscovered.
  • Festive Shopping – Elevate the New Year with a touch of festive retail therapy. Explore exquisite collections of trendy cheongsams and accessorize with artisanal accessories to boost this year’s Lunar look. Add joy to this year’s reunion dinner by presenting thoughtfully curated festive hampers
    to families and friends, featuring a wide array of selections to suit every taste and preference. Meanwhile, indulge in traditional Chinese delicacies such as pastries, yee sang, dumplings and don’t
    forget to bring home a jar of pineapple tarts and grab some familiar snacks and confectionaries. Turn a shopping trip at 1 Utama into a delightful day, infusing style and flavor to elevate the festive
  • Special Performances – Immerse in the mesmerizing rhythms of the award-winning Khuan Loke Acrobatic Lion Dance and Chingay shows at both LG Oval and GF Centre Court. Witness the fiery spectacle of the Dragon Dance to welcome the Year of the Dragon. Save these dates to watch thrilling shows, including Wushu Martial Arts performances and many more, promising an exhilarating and culturally rich experience.