Full house audience enjoys performance in luxurious environment
(Macao, April 8, 2012) – With ushers in black-tie at the ready, a full house audience of 1,800 was treated to an intimate, luxurious and exclusive experience at the debut of the new Venetian Theatre Sunday.
“Tonight’s performance by world-renowned violinist Jue Yao and diva Elisa Chan is the first of many diverse acts to come at this amazing new venue,” said Gus Liem, Vice President of Entertainment, Venetian Macau Limited. “Sands China is firmly committed to establishing Macao as Asia’s leading business and leisure destination, and as the place to go for world-class entertainment. We are confident that the Venetian Theatre will quickly become known as one of the most luxurious entertainment venues in greater China.”
In addition to the dapper ushers, guests were well-taken care of, with champagne service and gourmet food and beverage items. Before the show, the foyer of the new theatre was decorated in an elegant ambience for a pre-opening cocktail. Renowned film producer Wong Pak Ming and director Barbara Wong were among the celebrities in attendance, along with government officials, teachers and students from various music schools.
Liem added, “Led by our company’s efforts, the market for entertainment in Macao has exploded over the past few years. Since opening The Venetian Macao in 2007, we’ve had almost 2 million people attend our entertainment events. And it makes us extremely proud to know that our arena is now the top entertainment destination in southern China. And we are not resting on our laurels: the Venetian Theatre represents an acceleration of our entertainment mission, which includes our new Sands Cotai Central property and future developments.”
Sands China is a strong believer in the importance of the cultural enrichment and development of Macao through the arts. The addition of the Venetian Theatre looks to play a key role in hosting the best of Chinese and international entertainment with a luxurious and personal experience like no other in the region.
Photo caption: Guests enjoy a pre-show cocktail in the elegant foyer of the new Venetian Theatre at its debut Sunday night. The new theatre promises to be one of the most luxurious entertainment venues in greater China.
Photo caption: The new luxury theatre debuted Sunday night with an intimate performance by violinist Jue Yao and diva Elisa Chan.
About Sands China Ltd.
Sands China Ltd. (HKSE: 1928, Sands China or Company) is a subsidiary of global resort developer Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS), and a listed company on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Sands China is the largest operator of integrated resorts in Macao. The Company owns and operates THE VENETIAN® Macao-Resort-Hotel, THE PLAZA™ Macao and SANDS® COTAI CENTRAL at the COTAI STRIP® development and SANDS® Macao Hotel on the Macao peninsula. The Company’s integrated resorts contain a diversified mix of leisure and business attractions and transportation operations, including large meeting and convention facilities, a wide range of restaurants, shopping malls, world-class entertainment at the CotaiArena™ and high-speed CotaiJet™ ferry service between Hong Kong and Macao. The Company’s property development projects on Cotai have the goal of transforming Cotai into Asia’s premier entertainment and business destination. For more information, please visit www.sandschinaltd.com.