Hello 2019, and it's the Year of the Pig! In Malaysia, you can anticipate the sound of drums and firecrackers accompanying the frenzy of lion and dragon dances which are thought to ward off evil spirits and bring good luck. For shoppers, the sight of these skillful dancers who can scale tall poles and entertain the crowd is a sure crowd-puller in most malls. Here, we’ve compiled a list of where you can catch them during the weeks leading up to the Lunar New Year.

 

1 MONT’ KIARA

When: Jan 19, 2pm; Jan 20, 2pm; Jan 27, 5pm; Feb 2, 2pm; Feb 3, 3pm; 

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1 UTAMA SHOPPING CENTER

When: Jan 19, 3pm & 8pm; Jan 20, 8pm; Feb 2, 5pm; Feb 5, 3pm & 8pm; Feb 6, 3pm & 8pm; Feb 9, 5pm 

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AMCORP MALL

When: Jan 26, 4.30pm; Feb 2, 12.30pm; Feb 3, 1.30pm; Feb 17, 2pm

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AVENUE K

When: Jan 20, 4pm; Feb 5, 3.30pm; Feb 6, 3.30pm

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BANGSAR SHOPPING CENTER (BSC)

When: Jan 12, 3pm; Jan 13, 3pm; Jan 19, 3pm; Jan 26, 3pm; Feb 1, 3pm; Feb 2, 3pm

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BANGSAR VILLAGE II

When: Feb 17, 11.30am

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CENTRAL MARKET

When: Feb 4, 11am; Feb 6,1pm; Feb 9, 11am; Feb 17, 11am; Feb 19, 2.30pm

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CENTERPOINT BANDAR UTAMA

When: Jan 30, 2pm; Feb 15, 2pm

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CITTA MALL

When: Jan 19, 2pm & 8pm; Jan 20, 2pm; Jan 26, 2pm & 8pm; Jan 27, 3pm; Feb 16, 2pm 

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DA MEN Mall

When: Jan 19, 3pm; Jan 20, 3pm; Jan 26, 3pm; Jan 27, 3pm; Feb 1, 3pm; Feb 2, 3pm, Feb 3, 3pm; Feb 9, 3pm; Feb 10, 3pm; Feb 16, 3pm; Feb 17, 3pm

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DC MALL

When: Jan 30, 1pm; Feb 11, 1pm

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DESA PARKCITY

When: Feb 10, 6pm (The Waterfront); Feb 17, 6pm (Plaza Arkadia)

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ECURVE

When: Jan 26; Feb 2, Feb 5, Feb 6, all shows at 6.30pm

EKOCHERAS MALL

When: Jan 20, 27; Feb 3, 10, 17, all shows at 2pm

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EMPIRE SHOPPING GALLERY

When: Jan 19, 5pm; Jan 20, 12pm; Feb 2, 12pm; Feb 3, 12pm

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GREAT EASTERN MALL

When: Feb 6, 3.45pm; Feb 10, 3.30pm; Feb 17, 2pm 

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HARTAMAS SHOPPING CENTER

When: Jan 19, 12.30pm; Jan 27, 12.30pm

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INTERMARK MALL

When: Jan 17, 1.30pm; Jan 24, 1.30pm, Jan 31, 1.30pm

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IOI CITY MALL

When: Jan 12, 5pm; Jan 13, 5pm; Jan 19, 5pm; Feb 5, 3pm; Feb 6, 5pm; 

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IPC SHOPPING CENTER

When: Feb 2, 5pm; Feb 3, 5pm; Feb 4, 5pm; Feb 5, 11am; Feb 6, 5pm

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JAYA SHOPPING CENTER

When: Feb 11, 12pm; 

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KLANG PARADE

When: Feb 16, 11am

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MAIN PLACE MALL, USJ

When:Feb 14, 12.30pm

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PARADIGM MALL

When: Jan 12, 3.30pm; Jan 19, 3.30pm; Jan 26, 3.30 & 6pm; Jan 27, 6pm; Feb 2, 3.30pm & 6pm; Feb 3, 6pm; Feb 5, 3.30pm; Feb 9, 3.30pm & 6pm, Feb 10, 6pm; Feb 16, 6pm; Feb 17, 3.30pm & 6pm

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PAVILION KL

When: Jan 12, 19, 26; Feb 1, 2, 5, 6, 8, 9, 15, 16, all shows at 6pm

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PEARL SHOPPING GALLERY

When: Jan 20, 2.30pm; Jann 21, 2.30pm; Jan 27, 2.30pm; Feb 1, 2.30pm; Feb 8, 11am, 1.30pm & 2pm; Feb 13, 2.30pm & 3.30pm; Feb 17, 2.30pm

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PLAZA LOW YAT

When: Jan 26, 3pm (Plaza Low Yat) & 8pm (BB Park); Feb 2, 6pm; Feb 3, 2pm (BB Park) & 8pm (BB Park)

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PLAZA METRO KAJANG

When: Feb 4, 3pm; Feb 13, 4pm; Feb 17, 3pm

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PUBLIKA

When: Jan 27, 4pm; Feb 3, 4pm

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QUILL CITY MALL

When: Feb 5, 6, 9, 10, 5pm

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RESORTS WORLD GENTING - ARENA OF STARS

When: Feb 5 - 10, 10am, 12pm, 3pm, 6pm (excluding Feb 10, 6pm)

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SETIA CITY MALL

When: Feb 5, 2pm; Feb 6, 5pm

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SHAMELIN MALL

When: Feb 25, 4.30pm

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STRAND MALL

When: Feb14, 3pm

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SUBANG PARADE

When: Jan 19, Jan 20, Jan 21, Jan 26, Jan 27; Feb 2, Feb 3, all shows at 4.30pm

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SUMMIT USJ

When: Jan 13, 5pm; Jan 20, 4pm; Jan 21, 3pm; Jan 26, 4pm

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SUNGEI WANG PLAZA

When: Jan 13, 5pm; Jan 20, 5pm; Jan 27, 5pm; Feb 3, 5pm; Feb 11, 12pm

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SUNWAY PUTRA MALL

When: Jan 12, Jan 19, Jan 20; Feb 1, Feb 2, Feb 5, Feb 6, all shows at 5pm

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SUNWAY PYRAMID

When: Jan 12, Jan 13, Jan 19, Jan 20, Jan 26, Jan 27; Feb 2, Feb 3, Feb 5, Feb 6, all shows at 3pm

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SUNWAY VELOCITY MALL

When: Jan 5, 2pm; Jan 26, 2pm; Feb 1, 1pm; Feb 5, 2pm; Feb 6, 1pm

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THE GARDENS MALL

When: Jan 19, Jan 20, Jan 21, Jan 26, Jan 27, Jan 23, Jan 24, Jan 25 Jan 20; Feb 3, Feb 5, Feb 6, Feb 9, Feb 10, all shows at 3.30pm

VIVA HOME

When: Jan 12, 19, 26; Feb 2, 16, all shows at 4pm

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Main image credit: Khuan Loke Dragon & Lion Dance Association