(Macao,September 22, 2012) -The highly-anticipated two-night sellout concert performances of The Voice of China in Macau didn't disappoint fans this weekend, as 21 talented contestants and the four celebrity mentors of the hit show performed for the first time ever in Macao,at The Venetian®Macao-Resort-Hotel's CotaiArena™ Friday night, delivering a collection of Mandarin and English songs to entertain the excited audience.Saturday's additional concert saw the 21 contestants once again blow the audience away with their talented performances at the CotaiArena, southern Asia's top concert venue.
At Friday's show, the 21 contestants launched the concert as an ensemble, singing "I Believe" to welcome the eagerly-awaiting audience. Each of the contestants then gave impressive solo performances of various songs, including "Rolling in the deep," "The Prayer," "Baby," "Someone like you," "Angel," "Mr. Lonely" and "I love you China," among others. The night reached its first climax when one of the four celebrity mentors, Mandopop singerYang Kun, appeared on stage and performed three songs in a row, including his hit "Doesn't matter." The excitement continued in the second half of the concert, whenaward-winning Taiwanese 'God of Music'Harlem Yu andChina's very own 'King of Pop'Liu Huan eachperformed their own smash hits. Well-known for her buoyant personality, Mandopop diva Na Ying's performance upped the atmosphere at the CotaiArena, another major highlight of the spectacular event. The contestants all appeared on stage together again at the end of the concert, performing "The young battle field," surely leaving the audience with a night worth remembering.
Saturday's concert featuring the talented contestants was again a spectacular night, as each of the talented hopefuls of the hit competition contributed to on an exciting, energetic show for their cheering audience of fans.
A reality TV talent show, The Voice of China has been an enormous success sincehitting the airwaves in July,garnering a devout following of 120 million TV viewers plus 400 million morearound the world online. The partnership between Star China Media Ltd. and The Venetian Macao to bring The Voice of China to Macao saw overwhelming demand. Tickets for Friday's debut gala concert sold out within two hours. An extra concert night was added for Saturday, but once again, tickets were all gone within a few hours of going on sale.
Bringing the best international and Asian shows - like The Voice of China - to Macao ispart ofSands China Ltd.'songoing effort to develop Macao intoa world centre of tourism and leisure, by introducing a wealth of entertainment options to help diversify Macao tourism.
Photo caption: 21 contestants from the hugely-popular reality TV show The Voice of China thrill the audience with their debut gala concert at The Venetian Macao's CotaiArena on Friday.
Photo caption:The Voice of China mentorHarlem Yu delights the audienceat The Venetian Macao's CotaiArena Friday, at a special gala concert.
Photo caption:The Voice of China mentorNa Ying performsat The Venetian Macao's CotaiArena Friday, at a special gala concert.
Entertainment at Sands China Ltd. Properties
Sands China Ltd. has as a clear vision to establish Macao as Asia's top entertainment destination.
The 15,000-seat CotaiArena™ is the only venue in Asia ranked in Pollstar's Top 100 Worldwide Arena Venues based on ticket sales. It is the top entertainment destination in southern China, hosting the world's and the region's biggest names in music, sports and awards shows. Superstars frequently choose the venue as the starting point of their Asian tours.
The 1800-seat, multi-purpose Venetian Theatre is one of the most luxurious entertainment venues in greater China. Featuring ushers in black-tie, champagne service, gourmet food and beverage items and other unique, premium amenities, it offers an intimate, luxurious and exclusive venue experience. The Venetian Theatre is playing a key role in bringing the best in international and Chinese entertainment to Macao, with a luxury theatre experience like no other in the region.
The 650-seat Sands Macao Hotel theatre regularly features internationally-renowned singers, performers and artists of the highest calibre. From traditional Chinese-costumed dancers to modern performances, and from singing troupes to contemporary bands, everything from Western rock to Cantonese pop is covered.
With an unbeatable diversity, the entertainment offering of Sands China Ltd. is ushering in a new era of entertainment in Macao.