18 Oct – 7 Nov 2007
7 – 11.30pm
Segget Walk, Johor Baru
“Little India” is the theme of this year’s event, and there will be cultural shows from 7pm to 11.30pm.About 55 stalls will offer a wide range of items, such as prayer paraphernalia, clothing, footwear and jewellery. Jiba plans to invite various welfare homes to the bazaar, and the residents will receive festive ang pow and hampers.
For information, call J. Tiagarajan at 012-7921495, or K. Madanan at 019-7460937.
Until 7 Nov 2007
If you visit the shopping centre between noon and 8pm over the weekend, you might chance across another fascinating character — a fortune teller with his pet parrot.Featuring sculptures of people, deities and abstract pieces, prices for the sculptures range from RM40 to up to RM10,000.
At Nicay, amber jewellery and customised charm bracelets caught the eye. Azarine Rahman, who was operating the stall, said that people could select charms that they liked to fashion their very own individual charm bracelets. Prices for these customised bracelets start from RM100.
Jln Tengku Kelana, the Little India of Klang
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Shop assistant Raja says the shop, a landmark in Klang for the past 40 years, offers imported Indian silk materials for as little as RM15, or as much as RM3,000 for pure silk.
Punjabi suits are available with matching shawls for as little as RM30.
For men’s apparel, many stalls offer the jeepa, the long loose kurta-like shirts with minimal embellishments along the collars and edge of the sleeves, worn with matching long pants. Prices range from RM30 to RM700 per suit.
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