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Homemade Mooncake Recipes With Air Fryer

Yeah‌The Mid-Autumn Festival 🥮🎉🎊 is approaching, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 would like to share the air fryer homemade mooncakes recipes 👩🏻‍🍳🥮 here which are being shared by Philips Domestic Appliances

If you don’t have an air fryer, worry not; feel free to check out the latest Philips Airfryers on their official website via https://www.philips.com.my/c-e/ho/cooking/airfryer-top/airfryer-xxl-smart 🛍🛒🌐 The latest Philips Airfryer which is equipped with smart sensing technology can automatically adjust time & temperature during cooking & overcome baking fails for 🆕 bakers ya 👍🏻

Hmm…. Though there are a variety of mooncakes 🥮🥮 that can be found in online stores, supermarkets & elsewhere. As everyone knows that festive foods can easily lead to weight gain ie. The sweet & glutinous mooncakes are also well-known as calorie bombs for their high ⬆ oil & sugar contents

If you want to eat well without putting on a lot of weight, try using the air fryer which has been focusing on oil-free & healthy cooking & baking. With just a few simple steps & an air fryer, you can easily bake delicious & healthier Mid-Autumn Mooncakes 🥮🥮

Happy baking ya👩🏻‍🍳🥮

Sesame Mooncake ⚪🥮 

Dough:
✅ Freshly ground black sesame powder 20g
✅ Cake flour 190g
✅ Unsalted butter 100g
✅ Egg wash 15g
✅ Icing sugar 45g
✅ Whipping cream 20g
✅ Coconut milk 10g

Black Sesame Filling:
✅ Black sesame mooncake filling 216g
✅ Freshly ground black sesame powder 24g

Directions for Mooncake Filling:

  1. Wrap a suitable amount of black sesame seeds in tin foil. Put into the air fryer & bake at 160°C for 5⃣mins. Cool the seeds completely before grinding them into powder with a food processor
  2. Mix the black sesame ingredients. Divide the mixture into 20g pieces. Roll the pieces into balls ⚪⚪ & refrigerate

Directions for Pastry:

  1. Mix & sieve the cake flour & sesame powder
  2. Leave the butter 🧈 at room temperature until soft. Add the icing sugar & sieve
  3. Stir in the egg wash, whipping cream & coconut milk
  4. Add the sifted cake flour & sesame powder. Knead the mixture
  5. Knead well. Wrap in cling film & refrigerate for at least 1⃣ hour

Directions for Mooncake 🥮:

  1. Take the pastry dough out of the refrigerator. Divide it into portions weighing 28g each & knead into a ball ⚪
  2. Place the dough under cling film. Then, flatten it into a circle with a hand or rolling pin. The dough pieces should be thinner along the rim
  3. Wrap 1⃣ piece of sesame filling in the dough
  4. Sprinkle flour on the mooncake 🥮 & mould. Knead into a cylinder & place it in the mould. Press lightly with your hand
  5. Turn the mould upside down. Press 🔟 times & remove the mooncake 🥮
  6. Refrigerate the pressed mooncakes 🥮🥮 for 1⃣ hour
  7. Preheat the Air fryer at 200°C for 🔟mins. Spray water on the mooncakes 🥮🥮 before placing them on the baking tray. Bake at 200°C for 4⃣mins & then bake at 180°C for 2⃣mins
  8. Remove the baking tray along with the mooncakes. Brush on syrup & bake for 1⃣min

Assorted Nuts Mooncake 🟀🥮

Dough:

✅ Egg 1 piece 🥚
✅ Sugar 50g
✅ Unsalted butter 🧈 150g
✅ Baking powder 1/2 tsp
✅ Plain flour 300g
✅ Custard powder 30g
✅ Evaporated milk 40g
✅ Olive oil 10g
✅ Egg wash 1piece

Red Bean Filling:
✅ Macadamia nuts 30g
✅ Pine nuts 10g
✅ Red bean paste 50g

Lotus Paste Filling:
✅ American walnuts 30g
✅ Lotus seed paste 50g

Directions for Mooncake Filling:

  1. Combine the walnuts & lotus seed paste, form small balls 🟀🟀 as stuffing
  2. Combine the macadamia nuts, pine nuts & red bean paste, form small balls 🔎🔎 as another stuffing

Directions for Pastry:

  1. Mix the egg, sugar, butter & baking powder. Add plain flour & cuspowder, mix well & knead into a dough. Then add evaporated milk & olive oil, mix well knead to form the crust

Directions for Mooncake 🥮:

  1. Divide the dough into small portions about 40g each & roll each portion flat
  2. Wrap a lotus seed stuffing or red bean stuffing in each dough. Put into a mooncake mould plunger, press hard to release the mooncake 🥮
  3. Put into the air fryer & bake at 160˚C for 🔟mins. Take out & brush with the egg wash. Return to the air fryer & bake at 150˚C for 5⃣mins. Again, take out & brush with the egg wash. Return to the air fryer & bake at 190˚C for another 2⃣mins. Served cold

Purple Potato Mooncake 🟣🥮

Dough:
✅ Purple potato powder (baking) 25g
✅ Cake flour 190g
✅ Unsalted butter 🧈 100g
✅ Icing sugar 45g
✅ Egg wash 15g
✅ Whipping cream 10g
✅ Coconut milk 10g

Purple Potato Filling:
✅ Purple potatoes (peeled) 240g
✅ Butter 🧈 10g
✅ Granulated sugar 30g
✅ Whipping cream 10g

Directions for Mooncake Filling:

  1. Cook the purple potatoes 🍠🍠 Peel & mash with a fork. Add the sugar, butter 🧈 & whipping cream. (If the mixture is too watery, thicken it with a small amount of starch.)
  2. Divide the purple potato filling into 20g pieces. Roll the pieces into balls 🟣🟣 & refrigerate

Directions for Pastry:

  1. Put the icing sugar & butter 🧈 into a big bowl 🥣 Whisk well
  2. Stir in the egg wash, whipping cream & coconut milk
  3. Sieve the cake flour & purple potato powder into the mixture. Knead well. Wrap in cling film and refrigerate for at least 1⃣ hour

Directions for Mooncake 🥮:

  1. Take the pastry dough out of the refrigerator. Divide it into portions weighing 28g each & knead into a ball 🟣
  2. Place the dough under cling film. Then, flatten it into a circle with hand or rolling pin. The dough pieces should be thinner along the rim
  3. Wrap 1⃣ piece of purple potato filling in the dough
  4. Sprinkle flour on the mooncake 🥮 & mould. Knead into a cylinder & place it in the mould. Press lightly with your hand
  5. Turn the mould upside down. Press 🔟 times & remove the mooncake 🥮
  6. Refrigerate the pressed mooncakes 🥮🥮 for 1⃣ hour
  7. Preheat the air fryer at 200°C for 🔟 mins. Spray water on the mooncakes 🥮🥮 before placing them on the baking tray. Bake at 200°C for 4⃣mins & then bake at 180°C for 2⃣mins
  8. Remove the baking tray along with the mooncakes 🥮🥮 Brush on syrup and bake for 1⃣ min

Matcha Red Bean Mooncake 🟢🥮

Dough
✅ Low-gluten flour 180g
✅ Coconut milk 10g
✅ Matcha powder 10g
✅ Unsalted butter 🧈 100g
✅ Whipping cream 20g
✅ Egg🥚15g
✅ Icing sugar 45g

Red Bean Stuffing
✅ Red bean paste 240g

Directions for Mooncake Filling:

  1. Divide the red bean paste into portions of 20g & gently roll each into a ball 🔎 using both palms
  2. Keep the filling in the refrigerator for later use

Directions for Pastry:

  1. Whisk together the icing sugar, softened butter, egg, whipping cream & coconut milk until well blended
  2. Add the sifted low-gluten flour & matcha 🍵 powder & knead the mixture into a dough
  3. Wrap with plastic wrap & refrigerate for more than 1⃣ hour

Directions for Mooncake 🥮🥮:

  1. Divide the pastry dough into portions of 28g each. Roll each into a small ball & flatten each out with your palm. Place a portion of red bean filling on a flattened dough. Wrap the dough around the red bean. Seal the dough & softly roll it into a ball 🔎
  2. Put a mooncake into the stamp mould (lightly greased inside with vegetable oil for easier release), one at a time
  3. Cover with plastic wrap & freeze for more than 1⃣ hour
  4. Put mooncakes in the air fryer basket. Switch on & set the device at the indicated time & temperature: 160 degrees, 9⃣ mins
  5. Open the air fryer & spread some syrup* on the surface of each mooncake
  6. Continue to bake for 1⃣ min
  7. Place the mooncakes on a plate & serve
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Shopee Celebrated 1st Influencers Fest in conjunction with 8.8 Super Brands Festival

Yeah‌ SiennyLovesDrawing as part of the Shopee Ambassador team would like to share a recent happening event by Shopee

Shopee concluded its Shopee Influencers Fest, which took place from 26 July till 7 August, with the participation of Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) nationwide 🇲🇟

This activation included a contest which created upsized earning opportunities for KOL affiliates who are members of the Shopee Ambassador Programme. 230 participating KOLs climbed the leaderboard via sharing custom affiliate links to collect points through clicks & orders on the Shopee platform. For even higher commissions, KOLs could promote products from a wide range of participating brands, under the Commissions XTRA collection

Wrapping up the the 1⃣st ever Shopee Influencers Fest, Shopee brought together an exclusive group of over 50 remarkable Malaysian KOLs for the Shopee Influencers Fest 8.8 Countdown Party 🎉🎊🥳 held on 7 August 2022, at the Colony’s Ballroom @ Star Boulevard KLCC 🇲🇟

During the event, Faten Nor Izzatie, Su Ling & Awangkerja emerged as winners of the Shopee Influencers Fest Contest, with a total winning points of over 480K. The top 66 participants 🧑🏻‍🀝‍🧑🏻👭🏻👬🏻👫🏻 with the highest points walked home with a total of RM50K in cash 💵💰

Huiyan Pan, Head of Brand Marketing at Shopee Malaysia said, “KOLs play an important role in our digital ecosystem. We believe in supporting the growth of our community as they serve as key inspiration sources for shoppers. Shopee has been engaging KOLs for various campaigns over the years. We continuously strengthen our relationship with them via a series of upcoming exciting activities. By doing so, we can provide buyers with the best deals & exclusive perks from their favourite KOLs, while sellers can also engage these KOLs to grow their brands.”

During the Shopee Influencers Fest 8.8 Countdown Party, Shopee Ambassadors were treated to various fun & engaging activities such as Fashion Artist, Interactive photo corner, live performance by The Raw Note & more, allowing them to create content & engage with their followers

“We look forward to working closer with our Shopee Ambassadors to provide a reliable platform that is capable of helping them grow their business. This is why we brought in well-known KOLs, Noor Farhani, Ceddy Ang & Nurin Afiqah, as mentors for our Shopee Ambassadors webinars. With them sharing their experience & best practices, we hope to inspire more KOL affiliates to grow through our Shopee Ambassadors program.” she added

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Popular brands on Shopee such as Clinelle, Abaro & MMX, set up engagement booths during the event. Shopee Ambassadors walked home with Clinelle skincare products, a brand 🆕 pair of Abaro Water Resistant Antibacterial Sneakers & exclusive vouchers from MMX

Well-loved KOLs such as Dr. Say, Clouty Kee & Cabi were also present at the event, garnering the interest of over 85K Shopee users as they tuned in to the event streamed live via Shopee Live, with up to 800K Shopee Coins given to viewers throughout the stream

The Shopee Ambassador Programme has grown to include over 20K KOLs since launching in 2019, benefiting more than 5K brands as KOLs share their custom links with followers online to grow brand awareness & orders. While doing so, KOLs in Malaysia can further tap on the Commissions XTRA initiative, previously known as Shopee Brands Offer, to earn up to 25 times in commission fees

Valentine’s Day Gifting Ideas For Him from TrendHim.com

Yeah‌ Valentine’s Day is around the corner, so how’s your plan towards❓⁉

Your truly is here to suggesting some gifting 🎁 ideas specifically for him this Valentine’s Day to consider from easy convenient online shopping 🛒🛍🌐 with Trendhim.com 😃

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Trendhim is an online selling jewelry & accessories for men since 2007. It aims for every man to be his own, yes, about expressing what makes you your own & one way to do that is through the smaller things you wear on

Trendhim designs fashionable, affordable & quality men’s accessories with the goal of expressing or making every manfeeling exactly what makes you your own man

Accessories to Trendhim are everything a man can wear, except his clothes. On Trendhim, you’ll happily online shopping from watches, leather bags, sunglasses, bracelets, ties & many more. It has expanded into men’s grooming by offering Beard care, shaving sets, toiletry bags etc. Do read more about Trendhim via 🌐 https://www.trendhim.com/articles/209/about-us

These 4⃣ items that your truly has picked are all can be unisex use too for the girlfriends, yes, for him & for her ☺ So why not right❓⁉ LoL 😆 #SharingIsCaring for couples loves 💕

Your truly absolutely happy user of her shopping done, the good quality of each of her items chosen just impressive with the reasonable price paid

Do check out your truly’s happy unboxing TikTok clip captured 📹🌐

Ohh ya
Trendhim is now offering a free shipping option to worldwide for all orders over $75, absolutely worth it for your Valentine’s Day gifting shopping 🎁🛒🛍, enjoy it ya 👍🏻

1. DISTRESSED BROWN LEATHER BELT

It’s with a hint of that classic cowboy charm, a must own gorgeous belt has been textured to accentuate the grain of the beautiful Italian leather

This belt beautifully finished with a rugged & slightly tarnished belt buckle

Photo credit: Trendhim website

Dimensions for your online shopping reference,

Width: 1 1/4″
Buckle length: 2″
Buckle width: 1 7/8″

Brand: B.S.W.K.

It’s made in Denmark & vegetable-tanned to keep this belt looking great for a lifetime with its Italian split leather & Zinc alloy buckle

Your truly loves this beautiful simple, light weight leather belt & it’s perfectly to matching any OOTD of your loved ones both him & her. Moreover, every man & woman needs a belt, don’t you agree❓⁉😃

Photo credit: Trendhim website

2. GROOVY BLACK ON BLACK SUNGLASSES

Let’s being stylish with these groovy black on black plastic shades with durable metal frames

Dimensions for your online shopping reference,

Lens width: 50mm
Lens height: 40mm
Frame width: 130mm
Frame height: 40mm
Length of arms: 140mm

Brand: Paul Riley

Yes, your truly highly recommended this pair of sunglasses to protecting your loves ones’ eyes fully from the sun’s harmful rays

Not just that, this pair of sunglasses 🕶 just looking great to matching with any OOTD of your loved one both him & her whether being indoor or outdoor, as well as on travel journeys

Photo credit: Trendhim website

3. SILVER-TONE ZIRCONIA EAR STUD

Your truly loves earrings personally, so when she unboxes this small & discreet ear stud which boasts a zirconia gem, she really in love with this amazing piece 😍

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This ear stud is made of 316L surgical steel for its strength & hygiene. It’s elegantly designed with Zirconia gem on it, absolutely a lovely gift for him & gift for her too this meaningful lovely Valentine’s Day celebration 💕💖

Dimensions for your online shopping reference,

Diameter: 1/4″ (6 mm)

Brand: Fort Tempus

Your truly loves it’s light weight, small size & absolutely just so great 👍🏻 to wear it on ear by just simply screw it on. It’s that easy & convenient, yet elegantly on ear

4. 3/8″ BROWN WOODEN EAR STUD

This is a perfectly sized stud featuring a gorgeous combination of real sawo wood and diamond-like zirconia

Screws on and off easily. Stays on securely

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It’s a pair of ear stud with Sawo wood, 316L surgical steel & Zirconia gem

Dimensions for your online shopping reference,

Diameter: 10mm

Brand: Fort Tempus

Your truly loves this pair with nice wood garnished to wear on ear, it also nicely designed with the Zirconia gem of 10mm. It’s light weight & not too bulky on ear for sure

Happy Valentine’s Day online shopping with Trendhim 😀

Trendhim accepts most of the debit & credit cards as well as Paypal, a hassle free online shopping to purchase gifts for him

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Yee Sang recipe , healthy salad with fresh vegetables , fruits to tossing luck in lunar chinese new year

Wellness Recipe ~ Healthy Colourful Prosperity Toss Salad (Yee Sang)

Yeah‌ Lunar New Year 农历新幎 is upcoming real soon🧧㊗🈎🈵🎉🎊 How’s your CNY preparation towards❓⁉ Do you all love Yee Sang 鱌生 捞生❓⁉

Or maybe some of you here may not know what is Yee Sang ❓⁉

It’s Malaysian heritage dish actually, do read more via 🌐 https://cilisos.my/the-chinese-didnt-invent-cny-yee-sang-this-seremban-man-did/ & 🌐 https://johorkaki.blogspot.com/2015/02/lou-hei-yee-sang-yusheng-meaning-of.html

This round SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is gonna sharing here her own Yee Sang creation with her secret sour plum sauce, a healthier version with lesser colouring & preservative items ya 😉

Hope you all will love it & enjoy making this Yee Sang dish for festive gatherings with family members & friends 😋🀀

The blog banner actually is the Google Doodle released in 2021 for Celebrating Yee Sang, do read more via 🌐 https://www.google.com/doodles/celebrating-yee-sang

Yee Sang recipe & happy lucky tossing in Lunar Chinese New Year

Ingredients ❓⁉

Colourful meaning she has been researching & reading a lot online to gather the colourful condiments that suitable to blend well as a salad 🥗 dish as well as tasting good while looking great, of course also subjects to availability from wet market or online shopping ya ☺

Sharing the list of ingredients here for your consideration of this Yee Sang recipe preparation

Ohh ya…These ingredients can be stored in fridge to continue enjoying it if unable to finish after the lucky tossing OR even to prepare the cutting early before the lucky tossing day too 😃👍🏻

No preservatives, no artificial colourings, no artificial flavourings, no sugar, no salt 🧂~ A healthier 鱌生 version 👍🏻

So, the different colours of vegetables & fruits 😍🀩 really making this dish colourful tasty & also a perfect one if you’re a vegan or vegetarian ya 💕

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Colourful Ingredients;

  • Pomelo 🀍
  • Lotus root 🀍
  • Mushroom 🍄菌类
  • Cherry tomatoes 🍅
  • Red apple 🍎 (Prefer with skin & soak in salt water 1st to prevent oxidation)
  • Pomegranate ❀
  • Wolfberry 枞杞 ❀ *
  • Bell peppers ~ All 3 colours 🫑💛❀
  • Red coral lettuce 💜
  • Purple cabbage 💜
  • Beet root 💜
  • Yam 💜
  • Sweet potato 🍠💜🧡
  • Dragon fruits ~ All 3 colours 💗🀍💛
  • Green apple 🍏 (Prefer with skin & soak in salt water 1st to prevent oxidation)
  • Veggie bundle 🥬 *
  • Japanese cucumber 🥒
  • Edamame 💚
  • Pear 🍐(Soak in salt water 1st to prevent oxidation)
  • Olive 🫒
  • Corn 🌜
  • Mango 🥭
  • Jackfruit 💛🧡
  • Carrot 🥕
  • Mandarin orange 🍊
  • Dried meat 肉干 🥓 *
  • Small glutinous rice balls ⚪ OR 芋圆 ~ Can consider making rainbow colours rice balls 😍 (Signifies 圆满团圆)

IF you love to add in protein, can consider below for your own tasting preference;

  • Salmon fish 🐟 * (Signifies 幎幎有䜙)
  • Prawn (Signifies 笑口垞匀, 笑哈哈) 🊐 *
  • Crab 🊀
  • Lobster 🊞
  • Chuka Idako 🐙
  • Abalone
  • Quail eggs 🐣

She has mixed her self cooked salmon cubes slightly in boil water, peeled & cooked prawns with a layer of mashed pumpkin & top with preserved mandarin peel after marinated with sesame oil & sour plum sauce

Sauce ingredients;

  • Sour plum sauce *
  • Roasted sesame salad dressing *
  • Sesame oil
  • Apple vinegar
  • Passion fruit 💛
  • Lime 💚
  • Lemon 🍋
  • Honey 🍯
  • Yakult

Ohh yeah‌ She is extremely happy 😁 to find sour plum sauce for her Yee Sang creation 😋😋👍🏻👍🏻

She has mixed the sour plum sauce with half lemon 🍋, half lime 💚 , a tablespoon of honey 🍯 & a teaspoon of sesame oil ~ Yes ✅ , her own version of sour plum sauce & it’s proven yum max 😋👍🏻 Of course the measurement is fluid according to own tasting preference 😀

Alternatively, if you prefer a simpler sauce mixture, you may consider to use the sour plum sauce, salad dressing eg. Roasted sesame, mayonnaise, thousand island, wasabi etc. OR even a ready to eat rojak sauce too

Topping;

  • 莡糖 Handmade peanut candy aka “Kacang Tumbuk” in Malaysia national language~ Bahasa Melayu (Mashed it 1⃣st) 🥜
  • Sesame (Mixture of white & black 🖀🀍)
  • Granola
  • Nuts 🥜🌰
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Sunflower 🌻 kernels
  • Raisins 💛🀎 *
  • Coloured chocolate beans chocolate 🍫 (To excite kids 😁)
  • Seaweed 💚
  • Chicken floss
  • Salted egg fried salmon skin 🐟
  • Fish crackers 🐟
  • Prawn crackers 🊐
  • Any flavors potatoes chips (Shh 🀫…This will be the non healthy bit of this dish as once in a while potatoes chips are addictive tasty ohh 😋😆)

Do check out her happy preparing the ingredients of her 旺 Yee Sang creation TikTok clip captured 📹🌐 via https://www.tiktok.com/@siennylovesdraw/video/7058264032746212634

How to❓⁉

1stly, cut every ingredients into small slices or cubes for easy lucky tossing & you may calculate each ingredients for a lucky 8, 18, 28 etc. to signifies “Ong” or “Huat”, which she does & hence lots of detailed works to keep her busy for almost half a day for this dish creation & preparation

Then, to arrange in a large plate , do consider to arrange into the zodiac animal of the 🆕 year too, eg. 2022 🐅🐯, or into a lucky word as blessing eg. 🈵, 犏癌莢,旺吉 etc. Your creativity counts to make the lucky tossing more enjoyable ya 😁😄

SiennyLovesDrawing has created for 旺 with mandarin oranges 🍊

You may consider to keep the cut ingredients into a tight container & put into fridge as early preparation OR cutting them to serve fresh the prosperity toss

Those items remarked with * listed above, SiennyLovesDrawing actually gotten them from Farm To Table For You, an online platform for fresh ingredients, cookies, dried meat etc. & would like to recommend it to you all to add to enjoy your online shopping 🛒🛍

More of her prior personal shopping & tasting experience sharing with this online platform via 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2022/01/15/cny-festive-shopping-with-farm-to-table-for-you/

Also do check out her continuous shopping experiences via IG stories highlights album via 🌐 https://www.instagram.com/s/aGlnaGxpZ2h0OjE3OTA4NzIwMDA0MTgwNDky

Online platform🌐: https://bit.ly/3GkTgFl

SiennyLovesDrawing is wishing all a happy lucky tossing Yee Sang with this healthy homemade recipe with your loved ones during this Lunar Chinese New Year ㊗🈎🈵🧧🎋🧚🎇🎆 Enjoy ya 😋 

Do check out her happy tossing lucky 旺 Yee Sang TikTok clip captured via https://www.tiktok.com/@siennylovesdraw/video/7058275566444743963

Yeah‌ Satisfaction max when she seeing everyone happy tossing & happy eating till finish all 😋👍🏻😁

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Durian mooncake & doodle for Mid Autumn Festival

Mid Autumn Festival Mooncake Gifting Guide

Updated 25.8.2022, 7.20am

Yeah‌ Whenever mid autumn festive🥮🌕🎋🐰season, many of us will be busy thinking of what would be a tasty mooncakes gift box 🥮💝🎁 for our own family, friends/ relatives to express our gratitude & appreciation 🙏🏻🀗

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 would like to share some of the mooncakes 🥮 ideas that she has personally purchased 💕

This mooncakes guide 💝🎁 will continue to be updated as & when she has discovered more ya

Hmm…What’s your favourite mooncake 🥮 flavour❓⁉

Mooncakes from Eat Cake Today

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻💕 loves its non too sweet soft for each bite in its rich aroma & non greasy to enjoy , yummy max 😋👍 Most important it’s without added preservatives & artificial coloring 💯✅ Do click in this IG album & swipe left ➡ for more 📹📞

~ 🆓 Delivery within Klang Valley ~ Only a limited time, be quick ya 😃
~ 🆓 Premium Big Red Robe Tea
~ Healthier option: ❌ sugar added/ OR ⬇ sugar
~ Made from 💯% lotus
👍🏻 Smooth texture
👍🏻 Strong aromatic
👍🏻 Refreshing taste
👍🏻 Unique Flavour
~ ☪✅ Halal-certified by JAKIM Malaysia 🇲🇟

Each box 💝 contains 4⃣Mooncakes in a box 🎁
🟣 Violet Harmony – Taro + Sweet Potato
🟢 Matcha Red Bean Omochi
🟀 Low Sugar White Lotus 1 Yolk
🟀 Luminarie (Low Sugar) – Lava Salted Egg Yolk
😃🥮☕ With Big Red Robe Tea for a hot cuppa

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DIY Jelly Mooncakes

Absolutely a good 👍🏻 bonding moment captured from this kids activities while stay home 🏡 during festive

Special thanks to Sunway Putra Mall 🏢 that she can redeem her DIY jelly mooncake kit to enjoy the making of fruit jelly mooncake with her little niece 👧🏻 as an educational session about this festive

All Sunway Putra Mall loyalty members (Autsome & Putra Junior Club) can redeem a 🆓 DIY kit. It consists of Jelly Mould, Jelly power & Instant Jelly Powder 🏮

Do check out the easy exciting DIY tutorial via 📹🌐 https://www.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1590896551085334&id=100004950135932

Musang King Durian Flesh Snowy Skin Mooncakes

Yeah‌ Durian lovers hands up 🙌🏻🙌🏻💯%

Musang King Durian Flesh Snowy Skin Mooncakes from ZH Jaya is a must try 👍🏻🀀😋

She 👩🏻💕 loves its chewy soft for each bite in its rich fruity durians aroma, juicy flesh, original fruit sweetness & non greasy to enjoy , yummy max 😋👍 Most important it’s without added preservatives & artificial coloring 💯✅

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Do check out her happy unboxing 🎁 TikTok clip captured via 📹🌐 https://www.tiktok.com/@siennylovesdraw/video/7008033846671314203 & happy cutting cum tasting clip captured via 📹🌐 https://www.tiktok.com/@siennylovesdraw/video/7008190033639263514

🎁💝🆓 delivery to Klang Valley & Seremban areas with no min purchase ya 💕❀

Online shopping 🛒🌐: https://wa.me/60168066683 with promo code “SIENNY” to get 🔟% discount of RM129.90/box 💝 (6⃣ mini mooncakes in pastel colours)

Tea Infused Mooncakes

Purple Cane 𝐇𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐡-𝐓𝐞𝐚 𝐌𝐚𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐚𝐀𝐞𝐬 玫藀茶月饌

It’s 𝐌𝐚𝐥𝐚𝐲𝐬𝐢𝐚 🇲🇟’𝐬 No.1⃣ 𝐓𝐞𝐚 𝐌𝐚𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐚𝐀𝐞𝐬 🥮 with freshly 💯% tea-infused baked, curated with less sugar, less oil & no preservatives. The finest halal health-tea mooncakes offering unique classic tea ☕ flavours & new 🆕 flavour with its classic jade green tea 🍵 baked skin to unique rose tea & Nanyang delights, both baked skin & filling are infused with its tea selection

Absolutely loves the Purple Cane 玫藀 new 🆕 𝐇𝐞𝐫𝐛𝐚𝐥 𝐓𝐞𝐚 𝐄𝐠𝐠 𝐏𝐮𝐞𝐫 𝐓𝐞𝐚 𝐌𝐚𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐚𝐀𝐞 🥮, it’s so tasty rich to enjoy every bite of it, just like you’re enjoying a herbal egg 🥚 Highly recommended & you have to try it ya

 🛒🌐 https://shp.ee/jcaxuai (Purplecanetea official store)

Handcrafted Mooncakes

1⃣st-ever handcrafted mini mooncakes 🥮 in an exclusive box by Tedboy Bakery

SiennyLovesDrawing has got a Tedboy Moonlight Gift Set 🎁 (8⃣ flavours) in a cubic thematic box & matching paper bag. It’s really a beautifully designed box

Do check out her happy unboxing Tiktok clip captured via 📹🌐 https://vt.tiktok.com/ZSJwEf1HA/

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Really love the tasty ingredients of each flavours, not too sweet & addictive delicious to enjoy ya
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Online shopping 🛒🌐: tedboy.com

Double Layering Mooncakes

There are many varieties & flavours of mooncakes. Personally she loves the creative double layering mooncakes & not sweet from JMM Cookies

Do check out her happy unboxing & tasting TikTok clip captured via 📹🌐 https://www.tiktok.com/@siennylovesdraw/video/7000733855502109978

Online shopping 🛒🌐: https://shp.ee/jcaxuai (JMMcookies official store)

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Wishing all a happy blessed Mid Autumn Festival celebration with your loved ones 🥮🌕🎋🐰

More festive gifting ideas via 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2021/02/16/festive-gifting-guide/

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Festive Bunga-Bunga Raya Interactive Indoor Garden @ Sunway Pyramid

Yeah‌ Raya 🕌☪ is in fully bloom 🌺🌺🌺 at Sunway Pyramid 🛒🛍🏢 as the lifestyle shopping mall which celebrating this festive 🎉🎊 season with a Bunga-Bunga Raya 🌺🌺🌺 themed concourse, yes ✅, its LG2 Orange 🍊 🧡 Concourse

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 with her family members 👶🏻👭👫 went to have a short visit as well as to have a Middle East cuisines dinner 🍜🍎

She 👩🏻 has captured a vlog 📹🎥 from her family 👶🏻👭👫 recent visit to this unique 😍🀩 interactive Bunga-Bunga Raya 💗😍🌺🌺 themed indoor garden, do click in 👆🏻to enjoy ya 😃😁

Hmm…Why hibiscus 🌺 flowers for Sunway Pyramid 🛒🛍🏢❓⁉

Hibiscuses 🌺🌺~~ Malaysia 🇲🇟 ‘s national flower, also known as the “celebratory flowers” in Malaysia 🇲🇟 national language, so so happening at Bunga-Bunga Raya 🌺🌺🌺 @ Sunway Pyramid 🛒🛍🏢 ~ must visit especially for hibiscuses 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺 lovers 💗💕💗

It symbolises togetherness 👫👭👬 with its different shapes & sizes of hibiscuses 🌺🌺 reflect the unity through diversity 🀝😁

Lots of blooming hibiscus 🌺🌺 activities available, where shoppers 👫👭👬 can immerse in a journey through this unique 😍🀩 interactive indoor garden with 5⃣ different activities & each representing a petal of a Bunga Raya 🌺 in the passport 🔖, also a contest participation form to winning a Vespa 🛵 , do continue to read 📖 on this story ya 🀓

✅ Interactive blooming garden ~ creating your own colourful hibiscuses 🌺🌺 show. SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻‘s papa 👎🏻 & mama 👵🏻 really enjoyed it, you may observe from her vlog link shared above 📹🎥

Ohh ya…SiennyLovesDrawing’s mama was captured by Bernama News Channel while she was enjoyed herself, do check out from 1.32 mins onwards in this clip

 

✅ Hopscotch Play Area ~ You will enjoy the whole game

Ha…Ha…Kids 👧🏻🧒🏻👊🏻🧑🏻 will enjoy this game

Even her little niece of 1.5 years old 👶🏻 enjoyed herself with the friendly staff 🙋🏻‍♀ from Sunway Pyramid 🛒🛍🏢, all captured in her vlog shared above 📹🎥

✅ Floral Memory Lane ~ Don’t forget to capture & receive some free 🆓 photos 📞📞 with flowers 🌺🌞🌌🌻🌹 background ya

✅ Bunga-Bunga Swing ~ Do enjoy this beautiful 😍😍 swing & snap a creative photos 📞📞 for your social postings to spread the joys 😄😆

✅ Blooming Floral Walk ~ Kids will enjoy this walk & watch the flowers bloom 🌞🌌🌻🌹🌺

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻‘s little niece 👶🏻 loves & had a great 👍🏻 time walking & walking 💗💗 Again, all being captured in her vlog ya 📹🎥

Not to forget the limited edition Vespa 🛵 contest as Sunway Pyramid 🛒🛍🏢 has partnered & teamed up with Naza Group of Companies to provide a winning chance to 1⃣ lucky 🍀 shopper for a Vespa 🛵 The Vespa was specially doodled 🖊by famous doodle artist named Fritilldea 🙋🏜‍♂

Just require to complete at least 3⃣ activities (Total 5⃣ activities, why not completed all to enjoy the fun 😀❓⁉) @ this Bunga-Bunga Raya concourse 🌺🌺🌺

Last day 9.6.2019‌ Not to miss your participation ya 😃😁

Then, to scan a unique QR code 🔢 to download the all-new 🆕 Sunway Pyramid mobile app 📲 & register for this giveaway contest 🔖

This app 📲 definitely helpful with its more than 1⃣K of specialty shops throughout the mall including international fashion 👗👘👚👕👖, beauty💄👄👁, sports & lifestyle👟🧊🧀🧣, gadgets⌚📷🖥💻, toys etc. You can get exclusive deals that are not to be missed via this app too📲

For shoppers 👫👭👬 who would like to bring home floral gifts 💐💝🎁 & décor for this festive 🎉🎊 season, do visit the Flower Market by Fleurs & may try their hand at fun arts & crafts workshops (only selected dates) 😉

Shoppers 👭👬👫 can learn to have their very own mini home garden by attending the weekend only flower decorative 💐 workshop. So exciting‌😃 Kids are allowed ya 👶🏻👧🏻🧒🏻👊🏻🧑🏻

To further sweeten the festivities, shoppers 👫👬👭 can treat themselves to some Royce chocolate 🍫 & shoppers 👭👬👫 who spend RM500 in a max of 2⃣ receipts (Only RM400 for HSBC 💳 credit cardholders) can redeem a jar of Yankee Candle 🕯

Guess what❓⁉

There are a total of 6⃣ Sunway Malls across Malaysia 🇲🇟 & each have been transformed into thematic garden of flowers 🌺🌞🌌🌻🌹, with each mall choosing a flower of Malaysia 🇲🇟 from Hibiscus 🌺 , Orchids, Bougainvillea, Geranium, Morning Glory 🌷& Jasmine 🌌 Wow 😲‌ Let’s visit each Sunway Mall 🏢 to enjoy photos 📞📞 & videography 📹🎥 with the blooming flowers ya 🌞🌌🌻🌹🌺🌷

Location📍: Orange 🍊 🧡 Concourse, LG2 of Sunway Pyramid

Date & Time🗓🕙: Now till 9 June 2019, 10am to 10pm daily

Website🌐: http://www.sunwaypyramid.com/bungabungaraya

FB: www.facebook.com/sunwaypyramid

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The Border Stage Red White Festival 2019 @ Batam Island, Indonesia

Yeah‌ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has recently attended The Border Stage Red White 🇲🇚 Festival 2019 🎉🎊, a 2⃣-day event @ Batam Island 🌎 🏖🏝 , Indonesia 🇮🇩

This festival 2019 🎊🎉 was targetted to receive 500pax of expatriates & foreign tourists 👫👭👬

She 👩🏻 was proud to be exclusively invited 📩📧💌 as 1⃣ of the foreign media (i.e. media asing in Indonesian language as stated on her name tag🔖) & represented from Malaysia 🇲🇟 to sharing her own experiences after participated this festival 2019 🎉🎊

RAN band team live concert 🙋🏜‍♂💁🏜‍♂🙅🏜‍♂

The 1⃣st day was @ Temenggung Stadium Abdul Jamal, do check out their FB page via 🌐https://www.facebook.com/ranforyourlife/

It was officiated by the Minister of Tourism, Mr Arief Yahya 👚🏜‍💌

Guess what❓⁉

This RAN band team 🙋🏜‍♂🙅🏜‍♂💁🏜‍♂ (from Jakarta) is having lots of fans 👬👫👭 in Malaysia 🇲🇟 & Singapore 🇞🇬

The Marketing & Promo Director, Mr Edi Sutrisno 👚🏜 has shared to the media that this festival 2019 🎉🎊 also aims to bringing in foreign tourists 👬👫👭 to Batam Island 🌎🏖🏝with the collaboration 🀝 with the Visit Indonesia Tourism Officers in Singapore 🇞🇬

Not just that this festival 2019 🎉🎊 also promoted to many local & foreign travel agents 👭👬👫 to incorporate into their Batam tours for the tourists too ✌🏻🀗

This live concert 🎌🎀🎹🥁🎞 was at its superb high point ✌🏻😃 when a fan of RAN 🙋🏜‍♀ was being selected ✅ to be on stage with them, yes✅, with the RAN band team 🙋🏻‍♀🙋🏜‍♂💁🏜‍♂🙅🏜‍♂✌🏻👍🏻

Guess what❓⁉

She 🙋🏻‍♀ got hugs 🀗 from the RAN band team🙋🏜‍♂💁🏜‍♂🙅🏜‍♂, wow😲‌ The selected fan 🙋🏻‍♀ was just so so lucky 🍀😁

Yeah‌ She 👩🏻 really enjoyed 😍🀩 this RAN live concert 🎌🎀🎹🎞🥁though it was her 👩🏻 1⃣st time getting to know this famous band team from Jakarta, Indonesia 🇮🇩

Hmmm…yes✅, after this festival 2019🎉🎊, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is now officially the RAN’s new 🆕 fan. Ha…Ha…😆😄 She 👩🏻 has captured a vlog 📹🎥 for sharing here, do enjoy her visual moments ya 🀗✌🏻

ZUMBA & Rave Party 🎉🎊

Then, the 2⃣nd day was @ the beautiful 😍😍 Batam View Beach Resort 🏖🏝🏢

She 👩🏻 was at this resort 🏝🏖🏢 to chill & relax 😌😉 since the afternoon 🔆 at its poolside, as well as its clean & beautiful private beach 🏖🏝

Hmm…Wishing she 👩🏻 can stay in this resort 🏖🏝🏢 the next time she travels to Batam Island 🌎 🏖🏝

It was 1⃣st started with a Zumba performance & then ended with an evening 🌃🌌 rave party 🎉🎊 with aims for a relaxing & exciting music fun 🎌🎶🎵 with both local & foreign tourists 👫👭👬

Her favourite ❀💗 part from this festival 2019 🎉🎊 ~ the Zumba Party led by the Singaporean 🇞🇬 instructors, Ms Zin Venus Wang & Ms Jean Toh 👭

They 👭 were both so passionate ❀ & inspiring, bravo 👍🏻👏🏻🙌🏻‌ Really love this Zumba session ❀💗

The event coordinator for this 2019 festival 🎉🎊, Mr Steve Evans 👚🏜 continue to elaborate that there were 6⃣ DJs performed too, 2⃣ from Singapore 🇞🇬 & Malaysia 🇲🇟 respectively i.e. DJ Farah 💁🏜‍♀ & DJ Nizaminx, as well as from Indonesia 🇮🇩 , DJ Masta & DJ Danti

Her 👩🏻 favourite ❀💗 part from the rave party 🎉🎊 was towards the end by DJ Farah 💁🏜‍♀ from Singapore 🇞🇬 , she 👩🏻 really loves 💗❀ her great 👍🏻 selection of songs 🎌🎶🎵 Yeah‌✌🏻

Yeah‌ She 👩🏻 has captured a vlog 📹🎥 for sharing here, do enjoy her visual moments ya 😃😁

Not just that, after the rave party 🎉🎊, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 & her friends 👭👬👫 were at the resort lobby to enjoying the live band 🎌🎶🎵, drink 🍻🍺🍞🍹🥂🍟 & snacks 🍟🍗🥪 as supper 🍜🍎😋🀀

Another round of great 👍🏻 musics 🎌🎶🎵

Yeah‌✌🏻 An island 🌎🏖🏝 weekend getway 🚌🚍⛎ for The Border Stage Red White Festival 2019 🎉🎊

Also welcome 🀗 to check out SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 ’s top contributor 👆🏻 account via 🌐 https://www.tripadvisor.com.my/members/siennylovesdrawing for her recent reviews on the Indonesia 🇮🇩 ’s tourist attractions, food & accommodation stay ya 👩🏻‍💻📝

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Impressive Bon Om Touk ~ Cambodian Water Festival 2018

Yeah‌ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is gonna sharing 👩🏻‍💻📝 here about her impressive 🀩 & unforgettable experience gained from the annual Cambodian 🇰🇭 Water 💊💧 Festival 🎉🎊, Phnom Penh, Cambodia 🇰🇭

So, it was all started with a short queue to get her 👩🏻 cheap ⬇ flight ticket ✈ during the AirAsia BIG Xchange & BIG Fest event ❀ in Sept (as shown in the short clip 📹🎥below). It was with only a limited choice of destinations📍📍available

She 👩🏻 has chosen ✅ for Phnom Penh 🇰🇭 under Lane B with a very 1⃣st intention to meet & visit 1⃣ of her girlfriend 🙋🏻‍♀ who is working there as an expatriate currently. However, sadly 😟 that her friend 🙋🏻‍♀ wasn’t around ❌ Phnom Penh 🇰🇭 during her travel dates 🗓 Sigh…From a friend visit👭, then she had it as 1⃣ of her annual solo travelsss 🎒🧢🕶👟

💗 ~ Everything Happens For A Reason ~ 💗

Also initially she 👩🏻 did plan to let go this solo trip because of a clash to a tourism event ~ MITA Sarawak, Malaysia 🇲🇟 that she 👩🏻 has always supporting 💪🏻✌🏻the tourism authority 😊 in Malaysia 🇲🇟

Guess what❓⁉

Her trip is gonna be during the annual Cambodian 🇰🇭 Water 💊💧 Festival 🎉🎊 named Bon Om Touk in local Khmer language 🇰🇭 from 21 Nov to 23 Nov 2018 😃😁 It also known as The Pirogue 🚣🏻‍♂🚣🏻‍♀ Racing Festival 🎉🎊 or Water 💊💧 & Moon 🌑 Festival 🎉🎊 & Boat Racing 🚣🏻‍♀🚣🏻‍♂

It was really a coincident‌ Once she 👩🏻 has decided ✅ to stay with this solo travel 🎒🕶🧢👟 due to the complicated & difficult flight change 😟✈ Also this gonna be her 1⃣st visit to Phnom Penh, Cambodia 🇰🇭

This biggest celebration marks a 12th century naval victory with boat 🚣🏻‍♀🚣🏻‍♂ racing along the Sisowath Quay 💊💧 with the boat 🚣🏻‍♀🚣🏻‍♂ racing on the Tonle Sap River, in particular the area stretching from street 104 to street 178 of Phnom Penh city centre 🇰🇭

Many hostels 🏡🏘, hotels 🏢, restaurants 🍜🍎 & bars 🥂🍻🍞around this area ~ Very convenience for all visitors 👫👭👬

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In the morning 🔅🔆 & before the race 🚣🏻‍♂🚣🏻‍♀ starts during this 3⃣-day festival 🎉🎀, the riverside & streets were much more peaceful 😌

Once the race starts around 🔟am, the huge crowd 👭👬👫 at the riverside will be observed 😃👏🏻🙌🏻

However, in 2015 this celebration 🎉🎊 was cancelled ❌ due to the low ⬇ water level 💊💧

Hurray‌ She 👩🏻 always wanna appreciating & experiencing a country’s tradition culture during her travels ✈🎒🕶🧢👟 This is just so a lovely 💓 coincidence 😉

So, what’s this water 💊💧 festival 🎊🎉 all about❓⁉

It’s a 3⃣ days non-religious celebration 🎉🎊 & symbolised as an ancient appreciation 🙏🏻 for centuries to the river 💊💧for providing a source of livelihood to the farmers 👚🏻‍🌟👩🏻‍🌟 & fishermen 🐟🎣

Hmm…It’s a kind of local Khmers 🇰🇭👫👭👬 thanksgiving 🙏 celebration 🎉🎊

The Cambodian boat crews 🇰🇭🚣🏻‍♀🚣🏻‍♂ were face forward. Many of the boat crews 🚣🏻‍♀🚣🏻‍♂ were complemented with a colorfully-costumed lady 💁🏻‍♀at the prow dancing to the beat of the drums 🥁🥁

However, from her observation, majority of the boats now don’t really practising this tradition though. Hmm…From her 2⃣ days visits to the festival, she only noticed for 2⃣ boats with a colorfully-costumed lady 💁🏻‍♀ at the front of the boat 🚣🏻‍♀🚣🏻‍♂

For the 1⃣st 2⃣ days, races 🚣🏻‍♀🚣🏻‍♂ are run with 2⃣ boats 🛶🛶 each, with the big race 🚣🏻‍♂🚣🏻‍♂ happening on the last day, when all the boats 🛶🛶 take to the river 💊💧 to compete 😃

There were carnival, rides, traditional music 🎌🎶🎵 performances, dances 💃🏻🕺🏌👯‍♀👯‍♂🕎🏻etc. in the evening 🏙🌃🌌

There were many stall vendors, definitely food 🍛🍲🥘🍜🍎& drink 🥀🍻🍷🥂🍞🍹overflow on the streets, Khmer pop bands 🎌🎹🎧🎶🎵entertaining the crowds 👭👬👫 etc.

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Personally, she 👩🏻 was impressed how the local vendors actually earn their living 💰by selling drinks 🥀& snacks 🥡🍰🥧🥪 to the huge crowds 👭👬👫 at the riverside during the boat racing 🚣🏻‍♀🚣🏻‍♂

There were approximately 300 boats 🛶🛶 with 19k pax of boat rowers 🚣🏻‍♀🚣🏻‍♂ Wow!!

Hmm…🀔 How about the huge crowd 👭👫👬attended for this 3⃣-day festival celebration 🎉🎊 in Phnom Penh❓⁉

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It was about 4.5million people 👭👬👫 including expatriates, foreign visitors, local Khmers from all provinces etc. as shared at the closing ceremony 😁

Ohh yeah‌ This year, 2018 i.e. The 3rd great successfull year with Cambodia 🇰🇭 has handbuilt the world 🌍🗺 ‘s longest rowing boat 🚣🏻‍♀ at 87.3m long & 1.99m wide with cost of $60k. It was completed successfully 👍🏻👏🏻🙌🏻 in Sept by more than 14k local Khmers 🇰🇭👭👬👫 in 192 days 😲😃

Guess what❓⁉

Another Guinness World 🌍🗺 Record 🏆 won (It’s the 5⃣th one) by Cambodia 🇰🇭 as this long dragon boat 🚣🏻‍♂ is capable of carrying 179 boat rowers 🚣🏻‍♂🚣🏻‍♀ on it‌ Wow‌😲 This great 👍🏻 news was anounced on 12 Nov at Prey Veng province of Phnom Penh 🇰🇭

From her own experience, a few points 📌📌 to note if you’re interested to be at Phnom Penh or Siem Reap for this great 👍🏻 annual celebration 🎊🎉

Ohh ya…A pair of comfy shoes 👟 is essentials ✅ because it was vehicles free 🆓 i.e. No public transport ❌🚌🚕🚗 🚐 being available to the festival 🎉🎊 ground📍, more details via 🌐 https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50551697/city-hall-issues-vehicle-ban-for-water-festival/

In this connection, the only option would be just getting around by your own foot 👣

Yeah‌ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 got her sun ☀🌞 protection from the 🆕 Petal Velvet Sunaway SPF50 ordered & purchased 👩🏻‍💻🛒 from Althea Korea 🇰🇷 You must remember to put up your sunscreen to avoid sunburn

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Next, do bring an umbrella 🌂☂ (You may loan it from your hotel, it can be a weapon if needed)/ wear a cap 🧢

Do dress up in a light modest clothing 👚 to enjoy the boat 🚣🏻‍♀🚣🏻‍♂ race cheerings with the local Khmers 🇰🇭👭👬👫 at the riverside under the hot sunny 😎☀ day

Ohh ya…Do remember your refillable water 💊💧 bottle to avoid dehydration ya 😌

She 👩🏻 was with the local Khmers 🇰🇭👫👭👬 on her 1⃣st visit & then 2⃣nd visit the next day at the designated area by Tourism Cambodia 🇰🇭 for the foreign tourists 👬👫👭 (Served with free 🆓 flow of drinks🥀🥀available)

The riversides 💊💧 were extremely packed & crowded 👬👫👭 with both the local Khmers 🇰🇭👫👭👬 & foreign tourists to cheering for their favorite ❀ boats🚣🏻‍♂🚣🏻‍♀during the races, so suggest you to bring only the bare necessities & hold on tight to what you have. Also being alert with your surroundings too while in the huge crowd 👭👬👫

Why❓⁉

Hmm…You never know whether you will be being targetted by any pick-pockets/ bag-snatchers 😈👿 whom may just roaming around the crowded festival 🎉🎊 riversides 💊💧& streets. So, even though this festival 🎉🎊 is a free 🆓 celebration 🎉🎊 , however it can get really expensive if you make a mistake by carrying valuables into the crowds 👭👬👫

Always better be safe then sorry ya ☺😉

There were several types of rowing 🚣🏻‍♀🚣🏻‍♂ styles observed from her visits, i.e. sitting down & manual rowing, standing up & manual rowing, standing up & auto rowing etc. She 👩🏻 is curious 🀔 how the marks will be allocate within each different styles as well as the determining factors of winning 🏆🎖 too❓⁉

Perhaps logically the shortest time 🕛 of completion from the start till end time of each boat at the finishing line (The 2⃣ red ❀ boats 🚣🏻‍♀🚣🏻‍♂ as captured in the photo 📞 & vBlog 📹🎥below)

There were live announcement during the boat racing 🚣🏻‍♂🚣🏻‍♀, however in local Khmer 🇰🇭 language & ❌ no English translation. It would be good to have a live English announcement in the next year festival onwards ya 😊

The King Norodom Sihamoni 🀎🏻, Prime Minister Hun Sen 👚🏻‍💌& some senior officials 🙋🏻‍♂💁🏻‍♂ have all attended the closing ceremony on the last day of this festival 🎉🎊 She 👩🏻 has observed from the TV screen 📺 at the foreign visitors designated booth

Ohh ya…She 👩🏻 has enjoyed the longest & the pretty 😍🀩 fireworks 🎆🎇 so far from the closing ceremony of this water festival 🎉🎊

Really amazing beautiful 😍🀩 & with the boats 🛶🛶 decorated with LED lighting💡💡screens represented by each relevant authorities of organising & managing this water 💊💧 festival 🎊🎉 e.g. Tourism, Justice, Ministry of Art & Handicrafts etc. to name a few noted 😉

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has captured a vBlog 📹🎥 for sharing here, do click in to enjoy it ya 🀗

Ohh ya…Some of the eateries 🍜🍎 & shops 🛒🛍may close ⛔ during this water 💊💧 festival 🎉🎊 (All 3⃣ days) & resume their operation then 🀗

This festival 🎊🎉 also ended with lots of clean up & tidy up at the riverside by the local Khmers 🇰🇭👬👬👬

Photo 27-11-2018, 2 02 44 PMPhoto 27-11-2018, 2 05 56 PM

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 was blessed 😇 that she 👩🏻 stay with her decision to continue with this solo travel & really enjoyed this water 💊💧 festival celebration 🎊 🎉 & highly recommended 👍🏻👆🏻to all travellers that would like to appreciating & participating local heritage & cultures celebration. Definitely worth your time to learn the unique local Khmers🇰🇭👬👫👭’ lifestyle better

More details,

🌐 https://www.tourismcambodia.com/tripplanner/events-in-cambodia/water-and-moon-festival.htm?fbclid=IwAR32x21NsTrdH3CScoy8ayDq4oyS0T0bRYkXBh-TAOKoARcCXNc8d7_2P5k

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