SM Megamall warms up for Christmas with ‘Frozen,’ ‘Enchanting Princess’ themes

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Performers from Okada Manila perform in 'The Enchanted Princess: A Holiday Musical Wonder' at SM Mega Fashion Hall as part of the SM Megamall's Christmas campaign launch, November 8, 2017. Photo by Bernard Testa/InterAksyon.

You know it’s really Christmas when SM Supermalls start unveiling their giant holiday trees and present festive musical shows Filipino families will love.

On November 8, SM Megamall was among the first malls to have its yearly Christmas tree lighting ceremony and launch of its holiday campaign. At its SM Mega Fashion Hall activity area, parents and kids alike were kept in awe at a show featuring dancers with remarkable acrobatic skills.

These dancers are from Okada Manila and the show they presented, “The Enchanting Princess: A Holiday Musical Wonder” is an original production of the casino resort and directed by Giulio Scatola, a seasoned veteran of Cirque du Soleil.

Performers from Okada Manila perform in ‘The Enchanted Princess: A Holiday Musical Wonder’ at SM Mega Fashion Hall as part of SM Megamall’s Christmas campaign launch, November 8, 2017. Photo by Bernard Testa/InterAksyon.

In between the stunning acts involving acrobatic movements and prismatic sets, a fairy tale also weaves its way through the show. In this case, a prince promises to return to his princess after the war. The rest is a journey of adventures and struggles where the prince fights to remain true to his pledge to his love.

The mall’s 45-foot Christmas tree takes after this royal theme and has been decorated with tiaras and gems set amidst a winter-inspired background. Two 16-foot white stallions appear to guard this whimsical attraction.

At SM Megamall, this season’s centerpiece is a 45-foot tall Christmas tree carrying the ‘Enchanted Princess’ theme. It consists of decors like giant tiaras, gem-like accents, and mirrors in a winter-inspired setting. Photo by Bernard Testa/InterAksyon.

Megamall Christmas events
The Insta-worthy visual treat is just one of the many things to look forward to this holiday season. Little girls will enjoy a visit to the site’s Arendelle Castle where coloring activities are held.

On November 13 to December 3, fans of Olaf, Anna, or Elsa of the hit movie “Frozen” can grab some merchandise at Disney Pixar’s Olaf’s Frozen Adventure.

On December 4 to January 7, 2018 at the Event Center, snap a pic with giant Disney Tsum Tsum inflatables and get some collectibles as well.

Every weekend, from November 17 to December 25 at the Mega Atrium, get the chance to have a photo with Santa at his meet and greet sessions.

And finally on December 18 at the Mega Fashion Hall, watch Ballet Philippines perform the all-time Christmas favorite “Nutcracker Suite.”

Little girls pose with the cast of “The Enchanting Princess: A Holiday Musical Wonder” after the show at Mega Fashion Hall, November 8, 2017.