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Celebrate CNY At Sunway Lagoon With Their Fun Festive Activities & New Mystical Neon River

The new Zambezi River looks so enchanting!

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This Spotlight is sponsored by Sunway Lagoon.

Prepare to have a blast at Sunway Lagoon's exuberant festive celebrations, which will be held from 23 January to 6 February 2020

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There'll be cool performances and family-friendly activities to look forward to, so gather up your loved ones for an exciting CNY experience like never before!

Immerse yourself in an enchanting new realm at Sunway Lagoon's Zambezi River, aptly named after the fourth-longest river in Africa

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The Zambezi River looks totally captivating with its illuminated neon painted walls, geyser water sprays, and tipping buckets. Sounds of African drums from all around will set the ambience as you take a stroll along the river.

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Take pleasure in feeling the tumbling water gushing down upon you as you waddle in this knee-high river. It's an absolute paradise for kids who love making a splash!

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What's the river actually like? Watch the video below for a sneak peak.

Catch the auspicious Lion Dance and Seasons Drum performances happening on the first two days of CNY

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These performances are entertaining to both the young and old, and are a must-watch during the CNY season!

You could also check out Sunway Lagoon's special 'RAT-tical' performances, put on just for Chinese New Year

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Don't miss the highlight of the event, 'A Mouse's Tale', which is a special dance performance by Captain Quack and Friends and the Sifu Lao Shu. You can catch the show at the Giant Canopy, Surf Beach, from 3.30pm-3.50pm.

Besides that, the entire Surf Beach area will be decked out with lots of enjoyable family-friendly activities. Here's a list of all the cool stuff you can do while you're there:

1. Scale the Huat Cheese Mountain and toss a coin for good luck

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Because who doesn't love cheese and good fortune?

Time: 10am-10.30am
Venue: Carousel Stage

2. Make a wish at the Wishing Love Pond, and your quest for true love may just come true

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You could also wish for more ang pows this CNY ;)

Time: 10am-10.30am
Venue: Carousel Stage

3. Pick a card from the Fortune Chest and have your 2020 fortune read

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Will you meet someone special, win the lottery, or embark upon a thrilling new adventure to an exotic location? Guess you'll have to find out for yourself!

Time: 10am-10.30am
Venue: Carousel Stage

4. Try your hand at the Rat Race Animal Kingdom event

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Bring your kids to the event and savour the joy on their faces as they race wind-up rats around a specially-designed racecourse.

Time: 10.30am-11.30am
Venue: Giant Canopy, Surf Beach

5. Pluck an ang pow from the prosperous Lucky Tree

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The saying 'money doesn't grow on trees' doesn't apply here, so don't miss the chance to claim a cool gift from the Lucky Tree!

Time: 11am-11.30am
Venue: Scream Cafe Stage

6. Unleash your creative spirit by trying your hand at making cool Sand Art designs

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Engage in an artistic project that both your child and your inner child will enjoy ;)

Time: 12pm-1.00pm
Venue: Lake Kariba

7. Kick up your 2020 'Huat' as high as possible in a game of Chapteh

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Brings back the best childhood memories of Pendidikan Jasmani.

Time: 5pm-6pm
Venue: Giant Canopy, Surf Beach

What are you waiting for? Visit Sunway's official website to plan your family outing now!

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