The eagle has landed : TGV Cinemas arrived in East Malaysia

TGV Cinema Grand Launching Ceremony @ Permaisuri Imperial City Mall

TGV Cinemas, one of Malaysia’s leading exhibitor and multiplex cinema operators, welcomed patrons to the official grand opening of TGV Cinemas Permaisuri Imperial City Mall. This historic opening marks TGV Cinemas’ first cinema in East Malaysia.

Permaisuri Imperial City Mall is strategically located in the centre of Miri central business district. PICM is positioned as the only ‘premium shopping mall’ in Miri that houses over 130 units of retails shops including TGV Cinema. One of the unique feature of PICM is its linkage on 1st and 2nd floor by a ‘sky bridge’ designated as ‘food avenue’ connecting to the existing 23 storey 4 star Imperial Hotel and the Imperial Mall with its anchor tenant, Boulevard Hypermarket and Departmental Store.

YB Datuk Lee Kim shin, Assistant Minister of Sports and Communication Sarawak

The official launch was officiated by Assistant Minister of Sports and Communications Sarawak  YB Datuk Lee Kim Shin, Mayor of Miri City Council Lawrence Lai, Chief Executive Director of Boulevard Group of Companies Ling Chion Sing, Chief Executive Officer of Boulevard Group of Companies Don Yew Hoon and Chief Executive Officer of TGV Cinemas Gerald V Dibbayawan.

Mr. Gerald V Dibbayawan, CEO of TGV Cinemas
Exchanging of memento between the Guest of Honor and TGV Cinema CEO

The cinema has eight cinema halls with total of 1263 seats. All halls are fitted with the state-of-the-art Dolby Digital sound system and Christie CP2220 digital cinema projector system that generates sharper and brighter 2D and 3D images. TGV Cinemas Permaisuri Imperial City Mall also able to play not just standard 3D but also high-frame-rate 3D (HFR) which is suitable for action packed movies. In addition to that, the first row of hall has been fitted with the iconic beanie seats to make the viewing experience even more fun.

Front row – Beanie seat at TGV Cinemas Permaisuri Imperial City Mall
Bag of goodies with drink and popcorn for TGV Cinema grand opening guest

The launch of TGV Cinemas Permaisuri Imperial City Mall coincides with the release of the Disney animation blockbuster Cinderella’ on March 12th.

I was given the opportunity to cover the grand opening of TGV Cinema Permaisuri Imperial City Mall (punya lah panjang nama cinema ni :p) under the Media team. We were also invited for screening of the newly release movie of ‘Cinderella’ after the press conference.

Nicely labelled seating by the organiser
Cinderella screening free movie pass
Group photo : Sarawak Bloggers team together with Cinderella & Prince Charming
Thank you TGV Cinemas for the complimentary pass 😉

Thank you to Nandini, PR Executive of TGV Cinemas Sdn Bhd for the opportunity covering the event.

Thank you to the Miri based bloggers. You guys such a great team to work with.

Last but not least, thank you to Sarawak Bloggers for opening the door of many more such opportunities for bloggers to unleash their blogging skills and knowledge.


  1. Cyril Dason

    19 March, 2015 at 1:36 pm

    Apa bah air force one complemenatry pass tue? free movie screenings? hehehe
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