Thursday, December 16, 2010

70-ft X'mas tree for first outdoor carnival in Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu: Sabahans will be treated to the first ever outdoor "X'mas Carnival" where they will see a 70-feet high Christmas tree and a magical winter atmosphere, among others, courtesy of Celcom Axiata Berhad.

The carnival will be launched today (Thursday) at 7pm by Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister, Datuk Masidi Manjun at Padang Merdeka and will end on Jan. 2.

"Celcom is always looking for different occasions to celebrate with our customers and, therefore, we are thrilled to present the X'mas Carnival featuring a gigantic Christmas tree and winter wonderland to our loyal customers and public in Sabah," said Celcom Regional General Manager, Sabah, Zurinah Datuk Hanafiah.

Visitors are in for a treat viewing the giant Christmas tree, boasting more than 60,000 LED lights, a snowy experience at the winter wonderland, meeting with the carnival's own Santa Claus and basking in the magical moment of Christmas carolling, she said.

The X'mas Carnival is also being held in Kuching Sarawak, to be launched a day later.

She said that during the carnival Celcom would be offering special promotions.

To share the true meaning and joy of the festive season, Celcom also encourages visitors to the X'mas Village to bring gifts for the less fortunate children.

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1 comment:

Del Glamiva said...

I've been there! The tree's super huge!