"Kung Hei Fat Choy" Happy New Year

2010-02-05

Mohegan Sun celebrates the Year of the Tiger on February 21st (Click here for Chinese)
Get ready to ring in the Year of the Tiger as Mohegan Sun gears up for the Chinese New Year on Sunday, February 21st.  To commemorate the longest and most significant Chinese holiday, Mohegan Sun will host a variety of events including renowned Mandarin Pop band SuperBand at Mohegan Sun Arena, a traditional Lion Dance, the Money God, an appearance by Miss New York Chinese 2009, special menus at Sunrise Square and extraordinary bus giveaways. 
The celebration begins with two performances from Taiwanese Mandarin Pop sensations, SuperBand formed by four veteran singers; Lo Ta-yu, Jonathan Lee, Wakin Chau and Chang Chen-yue at Mohegan Sun Arena on Sunday, February 21st.  The first show will be at 2:00am with a follow-up performance at 2:00pm.  Tickets are $168.00, $128.00, $88.00 and $58.00 and can be purchased through International Entertainment Marketing based out of New York at 718.888.3113 or through www.iemshowplace.com
In addition, guests throughout Mohegan Sun will be mesmerized with a traditional Lion Dance which symbolizes exorcising evil spirits and summoning luck and fortune.  The Lion Dance will start at 1:00pm, heading from Sunrise Square to The Shops at Mohegan Sun, throughout Casino of the Sky and to Casino of the Wind.  The Money God and Miss NY Chinese 2009 will be present in The Shops at Mohegan Sun concourse from noon to 1:00pm, handing out red envelopes symbolizing good luck as well as Money God posters which attracts wealth and prosperity.  Photo opportunities will also be available.   
Special dishes will be served at a number of the restaurants at Mohegan Sun. Bamboo Forest will be open from February 13th through February 21st for dinner, excluding February 17th and 18th; the not-so-secret ingredient is seafood as it is incorporated into over half the dishes including Good Fortune, an eight-piece dish of dried oysters, two pieces of Shiitake mushrooms and dehydrated vegetables over a bed of lettuce in light brown sauce.  Other dishes include Steamed Whole Fish which symbolizes a wish for surpluses and bountiful harvests every year. 
Guests can also enjoy an array of festive meals at The Cove’s Noodle Bar. There guests will have their choice of a number of soups including Shrimp & Pork Wonton Soup, Beef Noodle Soup and varieties of Congee. Some of the specialties and dim sum meals for the evening include Steamed Clams, Roasted Duck and Lau Mai Gai, a mixture of rice, chicken and sausage wrapped in a bamboo leaf.  Sunrise Square will be serving a special event menu during the holiday with varieties of Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese cuisines and special festive dishes including Golden Shrimp and Sauteed Crabmeat with Pea Leaves. 
Getting to Mohegan Sun just got easier and more convenient as several bus companies from New York and Massachusetts have teamed up with Mohegan Sun to offer an exceptional package to the bus travelers.  In addition to the $65.00 bus package from Manhattan or Flushing, New York and $75.00 bus package from Brooklyn, New York and Massachusetts; starting February 14th and running through February 25th, bus travelers will receive a lucky red envelope containing cash anywhere from $5.00 to $1,000 or a $10.00 match play coupon upon arrival, excluding from 4:00pm, February 20th to 4:00pm, February 21st. 
Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and meeting destinations in the United States. Situated on 240 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country.   More information is available by calling the Asian Marketing hotline1.877.999.9977 or visiting mohegansun.com/888.

Published by

Cindy Liu

Liu, Cindy