The Lunar New Year celebrations at ION Orchard – themed ‘Flourishing Fortunes’ has officially kicked off! From now Feb 5, ION Orchard is welcoming an auspicious Year of the Rabbit with a slew of exciting activities!
The bonsai – a symbol of harmony, balance, patience and luck – takes centre stage at the mall’s Lunar New Year décor this year. Don't forgot to check out the Zodiac fortunes for the upcoming year, and enjoy rewards aplenty at ION Orchard’s World of Rewards pop-up, while also exploring a host of Lunar New Year retail and dining options. In addition, ION+ Rewards Members can redeem an exclusive set of gorgeous red packets and a mandarin orange carrier when they shop at ION Orchard.
“In addition to a variety of rabbit-themed shopping and dining experiences, shoppers and visitors will be treated to a host of festive rewards through a phygital experience, as well as Zodiac fortune readings in the mall. We wish all our shoppers and visitors a very happy Lunar New Year!” says Yeo Mui Hong, CEO of Orchard Turn Developments.
An exciting line-up of celebrations can also be expected at ION Orchard. Catch the roving God of Fortune on Jan 22 and 23 between 1pm to 2pm and get to watch exciting lion dance & drums performances on selected days in January and February.
Shoppers can also get a special calligraphy done at Level 1 Atrium from Jan 22 to 24.
Other not-to-be-missed events include Bulgari’s refreshed pop-up at L1 Atrium which features their Lunar New Year 2023 collection such as the exclusive Bulgari Rabbits of various designs and sizing illustrated by local artist Aeropalmics, Dawn Ang.
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In celebration of Lunar New Year, Bulgari has collaborated with Bacha Coffee to create a limited-edition drink available for takeaway at the pop-up. Named the “Eternal Bulgari”, the bespoke blend features the taste of wild honeycomb and caramel, with a delicate floral finish to celebrate the beauty of life. A light yet powerful cup, perfect for any time of day.
From now till Jan 31, shoppers can also visit the exclusive The Worlds of Louis Vuitton and Yayoi Kusama art installations at ION Orchard L1 ION. As part of the collaboration, Louis Vuitton will take over parts of ION Orchard with a mix of augmented reality (AR) experiences and physical installations featuring Yayoi Kusama’s works. Shoppers can immerse in interactive art installations by activating the iconic colourful polka through scanning the QR code at ION Orchard L1 ION.
Another fun festive game to watch out for is The World of Rewards pop-up is located at B1 near Lobby A. It is ION Orchard’s first hybrid gameplay station as it is a physical machine with a digital gachapon. In celebration of the Lunar New Year, shoppers and visitors can usher in prosperity and abundance with the virtual Fortune Pouch and stand to redeem festive rewards with a touch of their finger.
See also: Weekout (Jan 23): Light to Night Festival, UOB Art Gallery, Disney On Ice, Revolver, The Macallan
Aside from the fun and games around the mall, enjoy several promotions and sales by the stores and F&B offerings.
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