Celebrating its 484th Anniversary which falls on June 22nd 2011, the metropolitan capital Jakarta will hold its annual city-wide shopping fiesta, the Jakarta Great Sale, that will last for one full month from June 17th to July 17th. The colossal discounts festival will be participated by no-less than 68 shopping malls and about 50 retail corporations.
This year, “Go Green, Go Healthy, and Jakarta as International City” is designated as the theme for the event. As the theme expresses, the event will highlight environmental awareness on the part of malls and the shopping industry in general to show that shopping activities can also be associated with the “Go Green” spirit. To manifest this, the Jakarta Great Sale has scheduled a program of tree planting in all 68 participating shopping malls, a Go Green Car Parade, and a Fun Bike Competition.
The Jakarta Great Sale is scheduled to be officially launched by the Governor of Jakarta, Fauzi Bowo at Gandaria City, South Jakarta on Friday, June 17th 2011. Among the 68 shopping malls participating in the Event are: Senayan City, Plaza Senayan, Plaza Semanggi, Plaza Blok M, Central Park, Tamini Square, Mall Kelapa Gading, Arion Mall, Gandaria City, Plaza Indonesia, Poins Square, Cilandak Mall, and many more. These and other prestigious shopping paradises across this sprawling city will simultaneously offer huge discounts ranging from 10 to 70 percents for vast selections of products, from branded goods to daily wear and provisions.
The big discounts will also be featured in plane tickets and travel packages, restaurants and cafes, sport and wellness centers, cosmetic products, and others.
Shopping malls are also preparing special programs for the event. Plaza Indonesia will present a fashion show entitled Capsule, Jean Paul Gaultier Casual Line Spring and a cheerleader competition, while Mall Kelapa Gading, which recently hosted the Jakarta Food and Fashion Festival, will present its members with various vouchers and gifts and free them from parking fees.
For one full month, Jakarta will become a Mecca for Shophaholics from the entire region. Wide selections of goods and mind blowing discounts of branded items and unique products will decorate the entire city. Along with the Jakarta Fair exhibition and entertainment festival, the Jakarta Great Sale will truly transform Jakarta into one big shopping paradise for one whole month.
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