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Chinese fine art and feasts at SM Seaside City Cebu

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Chinese fine art and feasts at SM Seaside City Cebu

Thursday, February 08, 2018

THE Chinese New Year begins with a bang at SM SEASIDE CITY CEBU as the mall opens its doors for prosperity and good fortune, which the mall hopes to share.

The highlight of this season is the exhibit of 240 lanterns and more than a hundred scrolls by the Chan Lim family of artists and students from Feb. 11 to 24 at the Mountain Wing atrium.

To open the event, there will be a free Chan Lim painting workshop on Feb. 11 at 4 p.m.

To learn more about the exhibit, here are 10 interesting facts about it.

  1. To date, 5,040 people have participated in the Chan Lim free painting workshops at SM Supermalls around the country.

  2. Thirty Chan Lim painting exhibits have been held at SM Supermalls throughout the Philippines.

  3. The longest running Chan Lim painting exhibits were held in SM City North Edsa and SM City East Ortigas. Both malls hosted the exhibit for 29 days.

  4. SM Mall of Asia and SM Lanang Premier have each hosted the painting exhibit five times.

  5. SM Lanang Premier has hosted 600 participants at a Chan Lim painting workshop.

  6. The most number of Chan Lim artworks on display was 340 pieces in SM Lanang Premier.

  7. The largest Chan Lim indoor promotional banner measuring 35 feet x 10 feet went on display at SM City General Santos.

  8. Forty-three artists participated in the 2017 SM City North Edsa Chan Lim painting exhibit.

  9. The fastest set-up time for a Chan Lim painting exhibit was 90 minutes when 239 paintings were set-up in SM SEASIDE CITY CEBU.

  10. It was at a painting exhibit in SM Megamall where the Chan Lim group exhibited the most variety of art forms.

Aside from the aesthetic feast that the Chan Lim family exhibit will provide, a delicious banquet awaits guests in SM SEASIDE CITY CEBU because of the varied food outlets that offer the best of Chinese cuisine in the City. Among the Chinese restaurants that one must try are TIM HO WAN, DIMSUM BREAK, SHABU-SHABU ICHIBAN, YAKIMIX (Chinese food offerings), MAJESTIC and HARBOUR CITY.

With this sampling of excellent Chinese restaurants, shoppers can welcome the Chinese New Year of happiness and good fortune. One can also check out the Chinese charms in FRIGGA to attract good luck in the New Year.

Whether it’s delicious food, inspiring artworks, fun events or beautiful fashion finds, there is always something worthwhile for everyone and every type of celebration at SM SEASIDE CITY CEBU.

Published in the SunStar Cebu newspaper on February 09, 2018.

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