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This CNY, people are sending surprise calls together with gifts to delight loved ones

An initiative by Song Bar to delight more people this Chinese New Year (CNY)
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A new trend is picking up in Malaysia this festive season, and it involves people sending Chinese New Year greetings in a very different way.

Compared to previous years where people typically sent gifts, many have started dedicating songs along with their gifts this year.

The initiative, pioneered by song dedication service, Song Bar, lets anyone send surprise calls with a song to their loved ones.

Songs in surprise calls are typically performed by professional musicians LIVE over the phone call.

Below are 6 of the most popular gifts people have been sending along with their songs.

1. Junandus

A Premium Artisan Chocolate, Cake & Cookie Online Store in Malaysia. Junandus delivers to Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Penang, and Johor Bahru. It’s a great place to get high quality cookies this Chinese New Year.

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2. Yubake

Yubake has an assortment of products, and offers a wide range of CNY gifts ranging from cookies to cute Lion Dance gift sets. Most of their products are also homemade.

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3. Kindori Moments

Kindori is a great place to go for designer cakes. Not only do they have many CNY specials, they also turn fresh frozen fruits into ice cream on the spot — they contain low sugar and no preservatives, all while preserving the freshness of the fruits used.

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4. SK Homemade

SK Homemade is one of the most reputable Penang online bakeries. They offer a wide selection of ice cream, cakes, sliced cakes, pastries, and even eggless vegetarian cakes.

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5. KuKe

Created with local ingredients and their very own original recipes, Kuké Desserterie is one of the cake shops to check out in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor. They offer a delicious range of gourmet products online, ranging from cheese cakes, chocolate cakes, gluten free cakes, pies, pastries and more. 

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6. Baked KL

Baked KL is an an online social dessert store that brings sinfully good desserts that are irresistable. The best part is many of their products are both vegan and gluten-free.

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Music is the universal language people love

While every nation has their own language, there is one universal language that everybody understands — MUSIC.

According to Song Bar, surprise call dedications have not only picked up in the recent months, but have also been used for all kinds of occasions — most notably birthdays and valentines day.

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A Song Bar musician singing a song for a recipient.

Senders today are also able to receive cashback when they send their song dedications to their loved ones, allowing them to receive discounts on their next purchase.

Interested parties can visit the official Song Bar website or their official Facebook page to send in their song dedications.

Muskan Kataria
Dedicated and motivated Psychological Science student with a background in teaching and free-lancing. Worked as a research intern in an advertisement company. Interested in talking and sharing about health & wellness, entertainment and current affairs through my work.