If you are looking for a one-stop shopping place to get all your festive goods and Chinese New Year outfit shopping done, why not try ION Orchard? This year, the shopping mall will usher in the Year of the Rat with a “Poised in Granduer” theme featuring iconic Chinese blue and white porcelain as part of its decor.

Amidst the festivities, you can expect a whole host of activities and promotions to ring in the New Year, including auspicious lion dance performances, calligraphy showcase by a local artist, as well as savour an array of traditional festive goodies.

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Get Your Fortune Told

Visit the Spring Blossom Garden at B1 to learn more about your Chinese Zodiac sign and predictions for the New Year at the curated panel displays. This place is also perfect for photography with your family and friends as it’s adorned with vibrant red flowers and classy porcelain vases.

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Meet The God Of Fortune

Keep an eye out for the God of Fortune as he will be roving around the mall delivering good luck and fortune to all.

Dates to meet the God of Fortune: 25 to 27 January, and 1, 2 and 8 February, 2020 at the auspicious time of 3.08 pm at Level 1 Atrium.

Get A Customised Calligraphic Greeting

You can get a complimentary greeting from a local calligraphy artist from Lou Yong Calligraphy. Giving a personal touch to the experience, you will get to customise the greetings to suit your fancy.


Catch Seasonal Special Shows at ION Sky

Ride the elevator to ION Sky on Level 56 to catch First Day of Spring, a seasonal multimedia show that will run from February to March 2020. The show will feature an oriental combination of flowers in full bloom characteristic of spring, coupled with traditional Chinese blue and white porcelain visuals.

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Watch Adventures in Food Wonderland by Ang Ku Kueh Girl and Friends

This new permanent digital projection lightshow launched in partnership with the adorable local brand aims to teach viewers about Asian food heritage. Daily shows are available at 2pm, 4pm and 7pm. Redeem an admission ticket with every $20 spend in a single receipt. T&Cs apply.

More information here.

Delight in Chinese New Year Exclusives

From a specially curated Fashion Lookbook to hearty feasts, stay tuned to the mall’s social media for festive menus and special promotions. For example, Shu Uemura is giving away a complimentary brush case with any purchase of the iconic petal 55 foundation brush—exclusive to their ION Orchard boutique during the campaign period, while stocks last.

Visit www.ionorchard.com for more information.