Welcoming a new year

REVELLERS looking for a place to go to welcome 2012 can take their pick from the following:

> Countdown to 2012 at The Curve Damansara
Countdown to a brand-new year at the Curve's Countdown to 2012 at Mutiara Damansara Commercial Centre (MDCC) New Year's Eve Party (right), featuring a line-up of local artistes such as Jaclyn Victor, Reshmonu, hip-hop solo act Altimet and many more, followed by a fireworks display at midnight.
To accommodate the street party, Jalan PJU 7/2 – the main road between the Curve and Ikano Power Centre (IPC) – will be closed from 11pm tomorrow night to 8am the next day.

> Garden Explore My Fiesta at Seri Kembangan
Party like you have never before at the SK Live!!! 2012 Countdown Party on Saturday, starting at 8.30pm at the Garden Explore My Fiesta, Taman Prima Tropika, Seri Kembangan.
Come a little earlier to catch the opening Magic Show which will kick off at 8.20pm.
Among the artistes set to perform are Alexander from Korea, Johnson Lee from Hongkong, Eric Lim, John Wee, Vic Teo and Hazama.

> Mystical Eve 2012 at Encorp Strand in Kota Damansara
Also in the celebratory mood to usher in the new year is Encorp Strand in Kota Damansara which has a stellar line-up of Malaysian entertainers for its Mystical Eve 2012 countdown party.
Hosted by TV personalities Julie Woon and Megan Tan, the party will feature pop princess Mizz Nina, hip-hop doyenne Joe Flizzow, rock band Pop Shuvit, indie-darling Reza Salleh, award-winning female vocalist Najwa Mahiaddin, world-ranked beatboxer Shawn Lee, and violin virtuoso Dennis Lau.
The countdown begins at 6pm and goes on till 2am at Centre Court, Red Carpet Avenue, Encorp Strand, Jalan PJU 5/22, Pusat Perdagangan Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya.

> 2012 Countdown Concert party at Surf Beach, Sunway Lagoon
Join the mega year-end beach party, 2012 Countdown Concert Party, at the Surf Beach at Sunway Lagoon (below, far left) from 7pm onwards to catch hot Korean pop girl band Rania, Ella from Taiwanese girl band S.H.E. and Malaysia's noted local acts like Dragon Red, Da.Mon.Ster, Juanophobia and others.

> New Year Countdown at Bukit Bintang-KLCC
Come celebrate the New Year Countdown at Bukit Bintang and KLCC from 7pm onwards.
Among the activities lined up are the Malaysia Truly Asia show, fireworks display, performances by street buskers, street concerts and the Wild Wild West party.