11 Nov – Sichi Go San (753), Japanese Autumn Festival, Gurney Plaza


Shichi Go San Festival

Date: 11th November

Venue: Gurney Plaza

Shichi-Go-San (七五三?, lit. “Seven-Five-Three”) is a traditional rite of passage and festival day in Japan for three- and seven-year-old girls and three- and five-year-old boys, held annually on November 15. As Shichi-Go-San is not a national holiday, it is generally observed on the nearest weekend.

Gurney Plaza will be celebrating the Japanese Autumn Festival or know as the Shichi Go San Festival which is also celebrated in the Land of the Rising Sun. It is also in commemoration with the Malaysia 30th Anniversary of Look East Policy.The main highlight of the Japanese month will be the Kimono Princess Pageant where 12 selected finalists will parade on stage with beautiful kimonos on 24 November 2012 at 3pm. The pageant is open to all single ladies aged 18 and above and all participants will be required to attend a closed audition on 14 November 2012 at 7.30pm. The winner will walk away with the title of the first ever Gurney Plaza Kimono Princess Pageant and prizes worth more than RM3,300. The 1st Runner Up will win prizes worth more than RM2,200 and the 2nd Runner Up will bring home prizes worth more than RM1,000. There will also be three subsidiary titles: Best Kimono Walk, Sweetest Smile and Beautiful Skin. The remaining nine finalists will each receive prizes worth RM200. They will be having their makeup done by Kose and hairdo by Extreme Hair Salon during the Finals. The other partners for this pageant are Parkson and Sushi Tei.

Another exciting event will be the Cosplay Competition on 18 November 2012 at 2pm. Come witness as contestants dress as their favourite anime character and compete with each other to see who displays the most stunning and original transformation. This competition is jointly organized with the Malaysia Cosplay Toshokan.

There will also be an Ikebana Demo and Exhibition on 11 November from 4pm – 6pm by Penang Ohara Floral Art Society.

Gurney Plaza is also proud to announce that they will be sending two lucky shoppers to a Cruise to Japan in the Sail Away to Japan Lucky Draw. It will a 5D4N KaoShiung – Naha – Ishigaki – KaoShiung Cruise onboard SuperStar Aquarius in an Oceanview Stateroom inclusive of return flight to KaoShiung for 2 pax worth RM11,000.

Other prizes include a Phuket-Krabi Cruise onboard SuperStar Libra from 2 pax, Sony Bravia TV, Sony Home Theatre System, The New iPad, Sony Tablet, Olympus Digital Camera and Parkson Cash Vouchers are also up for grabs.

Join Gurney Plaza for a month full of Japanese Activities at Gurney Plaza

Now where can i find this Chitose Ame in Penang?



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