SC VivoCity turns into a traditional southern village, launching a series of celebration & activities to welcome the Year of Rooster
Ho Chi Minh City, January 17, 2017 – To celebrate the Year of Rooster, SC VivoCity (1058 Nguyen Van Linh Street, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City) will be transformed into a southern countryside village with cottages and yellow apricot blossom garden, open to all visitors from 14 January – 15 February 2017. To welcome Tet , a series of entertaining activities and promotions will be rolled out to bring in the New Year’s joyful and jubilant atmosphere at SC VivoCity.
The exterior of the shopping mall is decorated with landscapes of spring flowers and chicken flock representing family reunion. A rainbow-color flower meadow stretching over an area of nearly 500 square meters serves as a perfect background for youngsters and families to take beautiful pictures. Greeting visitors at the main atrium of SC VivoCity is a radiant apricot blossom garden with cute little chickens alongside the pathway leading up to a seven-meter village gate decorated with banh chung, banh tet (Vietnamese traditional cakes for Tet), apricot blossom, and watermelons.
Once you enter the village, standing at four-meter high, the blooming apricot tree and the rooster will be the main highlight symbolic of the coming of the Lunar New Year. Within the cottages, distinctive of the southern villages, visitors can relive the olden time of Tet by joining in exciting traditional activities such as ceramic piggy bank painting, Vietnamese calligraphy demonstrations, watermelon carving and writing Tet wishes. In addition, visitors of SC VivoCity, especially children, will be invited to many activities that revive the tradition with a modern spirit, such as lucky envelop decoration, making Origami peach and apricot blossoms, hand-writing Tet wishes, finding gold eggs, or passing lucky candies. They can also have fun with quick portrait painting and get their own unique oil-paint portrait.
SC VivoCity will also be hosting a wide variety of entertainment programs every weekend, including magic show, circus show, acoustic and in-door water puppetry performance. The special shows celebrating Lunar New Year will start on January 21, 2017 with the performance of singer Thanh Duy, the spectacular “Mai Hoa Thung” lion dance on January 29, and music night of singer Khoi My on February 04.
Many appealing promotion programs will also be launched with numerous special offers for shoppers on Tet holiday. From January 14 to March 08, 2017 shoppers who spend VND500,000 and above will stand to join a lucky draw and win 02 Piaggio Medley scooters, each worth over VND72 million,. Besides, from January 14-27, customers will receive SC VivoCity lucky envelopes and instant gifts with receipt value from VND1 million and 2 million upwards, respectively.
SC VivoCity closes from 2pm on January 27, 2017 and opens on January 29, 2017