Best Places To Go For Countdown 2015 In Malaysia

Best Places To Go For Countdown 2015 In Malaysia

Not sure which are the best places in Malaysia for the 2015 countdown? We’ve gathered the best spots where you can start the new year with a bang!

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Ushering in 2015 in Malaysia? Here are some countdown locations where you can start off the New Year with a bang.

Skybar, Kuala Lumpur

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One of KL’s most magnificent fireworks displays can be found in the city centre, and the view doesn’t get much better than the one you can enjoy from the Skybar. Located on the 33th floor of Traders Hotel, the bar offers stunning views of the city skyline, including the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, which form the perfect backdrop to the amazing fireworks display.

Sungei Wang Plaza, Kuala Lumpur

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Nestled in the Bukit Bintang area at the heart of Kuala Lumpur is Sungei Wang Plaza, one of the most popular malls among the locals. This New Year’s Eve, you can enjoy performances by dancers and buskers from 9.30pm onwards, culminating in (you guessed it!) a fireworks display.

Ambang 2015 Concert, Putrajaya

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Organised annually by the AmBank Group, the Ambang New Year’s concert will be in its tenth year this 31st December. The star-studded line-up of celebrities includes hosts Awal Ashaari and Fara Fauzana, as well as singers such as Amy Search and Datuk Jamal Abdillah. The highlight of the event would be the fireworks display that will light up the sky for 10 minutes. With costs reaching RM3 million and expected turnout of 100,000, this is one concert you will not want to miss.

Update: This event has been cancelled in view of severe floods.

KSL Sport Sri Gombak Futsal Centre, Selangor

If one of your New Year resolutions is to maintain a more active lifestyle, this is the countdown party for you. Led by instructors from JoyFit Malaysia, the 2-hour pre-countdown Zumba session will definitely get your body moving. After a good workout, cool down by enjoying the goody bag treats, and stand to win attractive prizes in the lucky draw as well.

Mutiara Damansara Commercial Centre (MDCC), Selangor

Keeping up with the fit and healthy theme is MDCC’s countdown event. Kick off the night with a fun run at 9pm, where you are encouraged to unleash your inner superhero or cartoon character by dressing up in your costumes. More excitement is in store at the New Year’s Eve Countdown Street Carnival and concert, followed by dazzling fireworks.

Penang Golden New Year Eve’s Countdown Celebration 2015, Penang

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For the 10-year anniversary of the Penang Golden countdown concert, the event is going bigger and brighter. Named “The Lights of Penang”, the event starts as early as 6pm with the ‘Ride of Light’, where attractive prizes await participants with the best LED costumes and bicycles. From 8.30pm onwards, enjoy performances by household names like Azlan and The Typewriter, as well as the participants of the K-Pop Dance Competition. And of course, no countdown is complete without some fireworks!

With so many options to choose from, you are guaranteed to start the new year off with a bang!

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